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TCEC Season 9 start tomorrow. Groups and participants

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TCEC Season 9 Stage 1A 1 Komodo 2 Houdini 3 Gull 4 Rybka 5 Protector 6 Hannibal 7 Texel 8 Ginkgo 9 Fizbo 10 Hakkapeliitta 11 Bobcat 12 Raptor 13 DisasterArea 14 Laser 15 Fridolin 16 Myrddin Stage 1B 1 Stockfish 2 Fire 3 Critter 4 Nirvana 5 Andscacs 6 Naum 7 Chiron 8 Vajolet2 9 Arasan 10 Gaviota 11 The Baron 12 Jonny 13 Fruit 14 Jellyfish 15 Delphil 16 Firefly Official page

Chess engine: Nayeem 5.0.3

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JCER=3182  Chess engine Nayeem 5.0.3 - download

Chess engines: Toltec 2

Toltec 2 - download

Chess engines: Matrix B3

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Matrix B3 - download

Chess engine: Nayeem 5.0.1

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JCER=3182  Chess engine Nayeem 5.0.1 - download

Nayeem 5.0 wins Test new chess engines, JCER, 2016.04.26 - 2016.04.28

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Games download Temp Hardware System 240 games 3' + 3" Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4710MQ CPU @ 2.50GHz z 7,9 GB Windows 10 64 bit DOWNLOAD Book GUI JCER Games Table created Perfect 2015 Arena 3.5.1 106.606 games download Scid vs PC

Chess engine: Salt 2.6 (based on SugaR)

  Salt 2.6 - download

Chess engine: Nayeem 5.0

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JCER=3182  Chess engine Nayeem 5.0 - download

Soberango 0.04.1 - chess engine (winboard). New version!

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Soberango  - winboard chess engine, Author - Luis Babboni (Argentina). Homepage   Soberango 0.04.1 - download

DON 230416 - UCI chess engine (derived from Glaurung)

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Don  - UCI chess engines website Author - Ehsan Rashid Rating JCER=3149 Don 230416 download

Carballo 1.4 chess engine UCI. New version

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Carballo  - UCI chess engines Author - Alberto Alonso Ruibal Version 1.4   Another step in the engine strength: * Better understanding of pinned pieces, generating attacks only from legal moves * New logarithmic piece mobility bonuses * New set of pawn bonuses and changes in passer pawn evaluation adding an unstoppable passer bonus * Remove evaluator section Config & UCI parameters speeding up things * Changes in king safety evaluation taking into account three more squares in front of the king and modifying bonuses * Improve pawn shield logic and add pawn storm evaluation * Avoid negative values in the Opening-Endgame (O-E) arithmetic * Make the bishop pair and the tempo bonuses O-E * Reduce the tempo bonus in the endgame * Merge piece values in the piece-square tables * Simplify the rook on 5th, 6th, 7th rank logic replacing it by a bonus for each pawn attacked by the rook * Remove the queen on 7th rank logic * Use the PV value in the TT as the search starting

Komodo 7 wins 1 League chess engines JCER, edition 04/2016, 2016.04.20 - 2016.04.26

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Games download Temp Hardware System 612 games 3' + 3" Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4710MQ CPU @ 2.50GHz z 7,9 GB Windows 10 64 bit DOWNLOAD Book GUI JCER Games Table created Perfect 2015 Arena 3.5.1 106.606 games download Scid vs PC

Sanjib 3.5 wins test new chess engines, 2016.04.22 - 2016.04.24

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Games download Temp Hardware System 220 games 3' + 3" Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4710MQ CPU @ 2.50GHz z 7,9 GB Windows 10 64 bit DOWNLOAD Book GUI JCER Games Table created Perfect 2015 Arena 3.5.1 106.606 games download Scid vs PC

Stockfish 16042402 - best chess engine

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Stockfish  - chess engines UCI Previous version chess engine Stockfish   Author compilation -  VoyagerOne Information on the compilation: Timestamp: 1461456058  Use FMHs to assist with LMR formula.  STC:  LLR: 2.99 (-2.94,2.94) [0.00,5.00]  Total: 52232 W: 9654 L: 9304 D: 33274  LTC:  LLR: 2.97 (-2.94,2.94) [0.00,5.00]  Total: 115988 W: 15550 L: 15049 D: 85389  Bench: 7890808  Resolves #651    JCER =3239 Stockfish 16042402

Stockfish 16042401 - best chess engine

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Stockfish  - chess engines UCI Previous version chess engine Stockfish   Author compilation -  erbsenzaehler Information on the compilation: Timestamp: 1461455756  Use -O3 for all compilers (including ICC)  There seems to be no benefit from using -fast over -O3 with icc.  So use -O3 everywhere.  No functional change  Resolves #652    JCER =3239 Stockfish 16042401

Soberango 0.04.0 - chess engine (winboard). New version!

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Soberango  - winboard chess engine, Author - Luis Babboni (Argentina). Homepage   Soberango 0.04.0 - download

Stockfish 16042303 - best chess engine

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Stockfish  - chess engines UCI Previous version chess engine Stockfish   Author compilation -  DU-jdto Information on the compilation: Timestamp: 1461373468  Remove some pointless micro-optimizations  Seems to give around 1% speed-up for CPUs with popcnt support.  Seems to give a very minor speed-up for CPUs without popcnt.  No functional change  Resolves #646    JCER =3239 Stockfish 16042303

SugaR 2.6 - very strong chess engine!

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Sugar  - UCI chess engine Author -  Marco Zerbinati  Previous version chess engine Sugar   JCER=3243 SugaR 2.6 - download

Chess engine: SaNJiB 3.5 (Stockfish clone)

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SaNJiB 3.5 - download

Hakkapeliitta TCEC - UCI chess engine. New version

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Hakkapeliitta  - UCI chess engine Author -  Mikko Aarnos JCER=2878 Hakkapeliitta TCEC download

JCER - Test Sugar, 06-21.04.2016

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Games download Temp Hardware System 180 games 3' + 3" Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4460 CPU @ 3.20GHz with 7,9 GB Memory Windows 10 64 bit DOWNLOAD Book GUI JCER Games Table created Perfect 2015 Arena 3.5.1 106.606 games download Scid vs PC

Chess engine: Nayeem 4.8.1

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JCER=3182  Chess engine Nayeem 4.8.1 - download

New wersion chess engine: Shark 160418 (Stockfish clone). Rating JCER=3212

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Previous version chess engine Shark   JCER=3212 Shark 160418 download

Chess engines: Anoa 1.45

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Anoa 1.45 - UCi engine (clone) Rating JCER=2955   Anoa 1.45 - download

Orka 160418 (Stockfish clone) - new version

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Previous version chess engine Orka   Rating JCER=3088 Orka 160418 - download

Judas PrO wins Superleague JCER edition 04/2016, 2016.04.14 - 2016.04.20

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Games download Temp Hardware System 612 games 3' + 3" Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4710MQ CPU @ 2.50GHz z 7,9 GB Windows 10 64 bit DOWNLOAD Book GUI JCER Games Table created Perfect 2015 Arena 3.5.1 106.606 games download Scid vs PC

Pedone 1.4.1 - UCI chess engine. New version

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Pedone  - UCI chess engine Author -  Fabio Gobbato Homepage JCER old version Pedone= 2752 Pedone 1.4.1 download

Soberango 0.03.0 - chess engine (winboard). New version!

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Soberango  - winboard chess engine, Author - Luis Babboni (Argentina). Homepage   Soberango 0.03.0 - download

Bobcat 7.6 - UCI chess engine. New version

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Bobcat  - UCI chess engine Author: Harm Gunnar JCER=2751 Bobcat 7.6 downloadable on the site

Laser 1.1 - UCI chess engine. New version

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Laser  - UCI chess engine Authors:  Jeffrey An & Michael An Rating JCER=2719 Laser 1.1 download

Galjoen 0.32.5 - UCI chess engine. New version

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Galjoen  chess engines WB/UCI Rating JCER = 2490 Galjoen 0.32.5 - download

Chess engine: Nayeem 4.8

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JCER=3182  Chess engine Nayeem 4.8 - download

First Test Zurichess Glarus, 2016.04.18 - 2016.04.19

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Engine Jcer Score Zurichess Chg +/-/= 1: Zurichess Glarus x64 2610 42.0 / 100 XXXXXXXXXX -30 (+26 -42 =32) 2: Spike 1.4 2811 9.5 / 10 111111111= +19 (+9 -0 =1) 3: Andscacs 0.86 2951 9.0 / 10 1111111101 +1 (+9 -1 =0) 4: Crafty 25.0.1 2786 8.5 / 10 1=111=11=1 +11 (+7 -0 =3) 5: Redqueen 1.1.98 x64 2624 7.0 / 10 ===11==1=1 +18 (+4 -0 =6) 6: Maverick 1.5 x64 2603 7.0 / 10 =1=11=11=0 +21 (+5 -1 =4) 7: Frenzee 3.0 x64 2760 6.5 / 10 1=0=0111=1 -6 (+5 -2 =3) 8: Rodin 8.0 2581 5.0 / 10 0==1=0==1= +4 (+2 -2 =6) 9: Zurichess Geneva x64 2610 3.5 / 10 0=0=0=1=0= -15 (+1 -4 =5) 10: Orion 0.3.0 x64 2431 2.0 / 10 00====0000 -6 (+0 -6 =4) 11: Pigeon 1.36 x64 2200 0.0 / 10 0000000000 -11 (