Thursday, January 31, 2019

207 chess engines the letter B - update!


Download 106 chess engines the letter Ba-Bo
Download 101 chess engines the letter Bp-Bz

    Engines list



Chess engine: Brainfish 190130 and book: Cerebellum Light 180611

Brainfish - UCI chess engine, JCER Rating=3397

From the author:
Brainfish is a standard Stockfish chess engine extended by a general book format that is capable of handling a reduced part of Cerebellum, which is an innovative chess opening and playing book. In Brainfish, the book moves are only used in engine games, not in analysis mode.

All moves in the published book Cerebellum_light.bin generated by Cerebellum were calculated by using
Stockfish as analysis engine, without using statistics. Then those moves where recalulated by the Cerebellum Library using a graph algorithm that makes all scores in the library consistant. Consistant scores means for example, in case the starting position has a score of 0.2 and a best move is 1.e4, the position after 1.e4 must have the score -0.2. Additionally, some others properties are found, like the best main line of a position and possible Transitions.

Hence, when Brainfish is playing moves that are in the Cerebellum book, it plays like Stockfish regarding the evaluation, only at a much higher skill level. Pondering is only active after the last move out of the book has been played.

Cerebellum Light 180611 - download   BrainFish 190130 - download

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

The Tarrasch Chess GUI - new version: Tarrasch 3.11a

Tarrasch is an extremely easy to use free chess program for Windows. Tarrasch comes with free chess engines, so you get everything you need to enjoy computer chess with one simple free download.

Tarrasch is designed to to make it as easy as possible to perform some basic chess activities; Play a game against a chess engine, with either color, from any position, with a time handicap if desired.
Setup an arbitrary position and get the engine to analyse that position. View and play through the analysis provided by the engine.
Create and edit .pgn files (standard chess documents). Enter variations easily (just make moves anywhere). Enter and edit comments easily (just click anywhere and start typing). Promote and demote variations and even comments (so comments can change to moves and vice-versa – great for picking text off a website)..


News - 
Tarrasch V3.11c Released (14Jan2019)
Tweaks and bugfixes as listed below.

Fix small bug: Promote rest of comment to moves did not work properly if the comment was an initial comment at start of game.
Merge pull request #12 from Github user metiscus, resolves two cases of invalid memory access
Fix another problem identified by Github user metiscus, (see Github issue: Several functions can access memory through invalid pointers #13). Thanks metiscus!
Don't open a file by shell / command line mechanism if we have a dialog box open
Allow GamesDialog to start at non zero game index (for current file dialog go to current game instead)
Fix problem: V3.10 was not showing focused (initial) game if more than a pages worth of games.
Fix bug: GamesDialog title could be gibberish, showed up in DB list all ordered by player feature.
Change button name from Cancel to more accurate Close for File Open Game selection dialogs.
Fix Github.com issue #11, Moving backwards in main line not working
Improvements in Publish to markdown including;
Add extra line break at end
Support "Diagram #" as well as "#Diagram"
Remove space after "Diagram #" or "#Diagram"
Fix a little bug in previous move detection from first move in variation if peer variations
Improved intentation indication (always have parens, suppress extra whitespace after a paren)
Tweak web.zip to reflect improvements in Publish function
Update kingbase-lite.tdb database, includes games through to the end of 2018




Tarrasch Chess GUI download
 

Honeycomb 1.0 JCER 8 League edition XX, 2019.01.26 - 2019.01.29


Temp 3' + 3" Hardware: Intel Core i7-4710MQ 7,9 GB Mem , 380 Tournament games,
 GUI-Arena 3.5.1,  
118.406 JCER games (01.01.2019) Book: Perfect 2017, Table created - Scid vs PC


Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Only for donors added: 36 chess engines

36 chess engines:
AcquaD 3.2.26, Andscacs 0.95045, Asymptote 0.4, Asymptote 0.4.2, Bagatur 1.5g, Bagatur 1.6, Baron 3.44.1, BrainFish 190120, Caligula 0.8, Cfish190119, CorChess 2.6 180119, CT800 1.33, Deuterium 2019.1.36.50, Dumb 1.3, Ethereal 11.25, Francesca 0.21, Franky 0.10, Jumbo 0.6.96, Minic 0.34, Nawito 1812, ProDeo 291, Raubfisch X39e3b2_and_GTZ18e3b2, Raubfisch X39e3c_and_GTZ18e3c, Raubfisch X39e3-cluster3_and_GTZ18e3-cluster3, Ronja 0.8.1, Shallowblue 2.0.0, Sting sf 12, Stockfish 19011016, Stockfish 19012209, TomitankChess 3.0, Topple 0.3.3, Topple 0.3.4, Vafra 2.14.0, Winter 0.4, Xiphos 0.4.18, Xiphos 0.4.20.


Chess engine: Xiphos 0.4.20

Xiphos - UCI chess engine
Rating JCER=3108, Author: Milos Tatarevic

This project is inspired by Garry Kasparov's "Deep Thinking: Where Machine Intelligence Ends and Human Creativity Begins." This fantastic book has evoked my childhood passion, computer chess. I was wondering how hard it could be to develop an engine strong enough to suppress the legendary Deep Blue, so I gave it a try.

Xiphos 0.4.20 - download




Sunday, January 27, 2019

Chess engine: Shallowblue 2.0.0

Shallowblue - UCI chess engine
Author - Dmitry Sultanov

Rating JCER=2222

Shallow 2.0.0 download

Chess Engine - Franky 0.10


Franky - UCI Chess Engine (java)
Java based chess engine using the UCI protocol to communicate with chess UIs like Arena, xBoard, WinBoard, Fritz, etc.
Author: Frank Kopp

Franky 0.10 - download



Chess engine: Minic 0.34 (Windows and Linux)

MinicUCI chess engine (C++ source)
Author: Vivien Clauzon

Minic 0.34 - download



Chess engine: Ronja 0.8.1 (Linux and Windows)


Ronja - XBoard/WinBoard chess engine written in Java.
Ronja version 0.8.0 and later requires Java 11

Rating JCER=1068

Ronja 0.8.1 - download

Baron 3.44.1 - UCI chess engine. New version

Baron - UCI chess engine
Author - Richard Pijl, Rating JCER=2631

Baron 3.44.1 download

Chess engine: Asymptote 0.4.2 (Windows, Mac and Linux)


Asymptote - UCI chess engine. Author M.Lupke
Rating JCER=2262

Asymptote 0.4.2 - download

Chess engine: Topple 0.3.4

Topple - Chess engine with a partial implementation of the UCI interface. 
Author- Vincent Tang, Rating JCER=?

First tournament:


Topple 0.3.4 - download

Zevra 2.1.1 r216 wins JCER 7 League edition XX, 2019.01.23 - 2019.01.26


Temp 3' + 3" Hardware: Intel Core i7-4710MQ 7,9 GB Mem , 380 Tournament games,
 GUI-Arena 3.5.1,  
118.406 JCER games (01.01.2019) Book: Perfect 2017, Table created - Scid vs PC




Saturday, January 26, 2019

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Chess engine: Raubfisch X39e3b2 and GTZ18e3b2

Raubfisch is an engine derived from Stockfish and Torpedo 1.1 XJR (private engine by Frank Karl Werner and Max Fehler)

Rating JCER - 3389

Raubfisch X39e3b2 and GTZ18e3b2 - download




Chess engine: Dumb 1.3

Dumb - "A simple & stupid UCI chess engine"
Author: Richard Delorme

Rating JCER=2115

Homepage

Dumb 1.3 - download

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Chess engine: CorChess 180119



CorChess is a clone of Stockfish maintained for better performance on long time controls, trying at least partially to fill the gap between regular tests and demands of correspondence players.

CorChess 180119 - download

Chess engine: Vafra 2.14.0 (Crafty clone by Robert Jurjevic)



Vafra is a free (cloned from Crafty ) Winboard chess engine.
Author: Robert Jurjević

Vafra 2.14.0 - download

Chess engine: Asymptote 0.4.0 (Windows, Mac and Linux)


Asymptote - UCI chess engine. Author M.Lupke
Rating JCER=2262

Asymptote 0.4.0 - download

Monday, January 21, 2019

Chess engine: Cfish 2019-01-19

CFish - UCI chess engine, Rating JCER=3378

CFish 2019-01-19 - download

Ethereal 11.25 - UCI chess engine!



Ethereal - UCI chess engine, Author - Andy Grant
Rating JCER=3136


Ethereal rating progress

     Engine                           : JCER      POINTS  PLAYED    (%)

 175 Ethereal 11.11                   : 3136.1     241.0     439   54.9%

 177 Ethereal 11.00                   : 3123.3      86.5     152   56.9%

 178 Ethereal 11.08                   : 3112.9      76.5     124   61.7%

 179 Ethereal 11.05                   : 3108.5     106.5     160   66.6%

 194 Ethereal 10.55                   : 3054.3      48.0     110   43.6%

 234 Ethereal 10.00                   : 2944.2      84.0     180   46.7%

 301 Ethereal 8.80                    : 2801.5      53.0     108   49.1%

 358 Ethereal 8.60                    : 2640.0      65.5     174   37.6%

 373 Ethereal 8.37                    : 2600.0      75.0     191   39.3%

 410 Ethereal 8.24                    : 2504.2     136.0     272   50.0%

 439 Ethereal 8.19                    : 2429.2      36.5     111   32.9%

 447 Ethereal 8.13                    : 2405.8      34.0     150   22.7%

 452 Ethereal 8.12                    : 2396.5     137.0     270   50.7%

 479 Ethereal 8.16                    : 2339.8      71.0     155   45.8%


Ethereal 11.25 - download




Chess engine: Brainfish 190120 and book: Cerebellum Light 180611

Brainfish - UCI chess engine, JCER Rating=3397

From the author:
Brainfish is a standard Stockfish chess engine extended by a general book format that is capable of handling a reduced part of Cerebellum, which is an innovative chess opening and playing book. In Brainfish, the book moves are only used in engine games, not in analysis mode.

All moves in the published book Cerebellum_light.bin generated by Cerebellum were calculated by using
Stockfish as analysis engine, without using statistics. Then those moves where recalulated by the Cerebellum Library using a graph algorithm that makes all scores in the library consistant. Consistant scores means for example, in case the starting position has a score of 0.2 and a best move is 1.e4, the position after 1.e4 must have the score -0.2. Additionally, some others properties are found, like the best main line of a position and possible Transitions.

Hence, when Brainfish is playing moves that are in the Cerebellum book, it plays like Stockfish regarding the evaluation, only at a much higher skill level. Pondering is only active after the last move out of the book has been played.

Cerebellum Light 180611 - download   BrainFish 190120 - download

SugaR 1.6 wins JCER Test Tournament, 2019.01.11 - 2019.01.15


Temp 3' + 3" Intel Core i3-3217U CPU 3,9 GB Memory , Windows 10 x64
552 Tournament games, GUI-Arena 3.5.1,
118.406 JCER games Book: Perfect 2017Table created: Scid vs PC


Aquarium 2019 - Fast, strong, solid!

Overview:
ChessOK Aquarium 2019 offers advanced analysis functions, game commenting, searching, powerful chess trees, playing, databases and much more.

Interactive Deep Analysis is the the most advanced chess analysis method available today.

Infinite Analysis is more flexible than ever with analysis presets.

Find Blunders and Game Analysis for analyzing whole games.

You receive 1-year access to 7-piece Lomonosov endgame tablebases via the Aquarium interface or at tb7.chessok.com.

Screen:

More...


Sunday, January 20, 2019

Danasah 7.30 wins JCER 5 League edition XX, 2019.01.17 - 2019.01.20



Temp 3' + 3" Hardware: Intel Core i7-4710MQ 7,9 GB Mem , 380 Tournament games,
 GUI-Arena 3.5.1,  
118.406 JCER games (01.01.2019) Book: Perfect 2017, Table created - Scid vs PC



Chess engine: AcquaD 3.2.26

AcquaD - UCI chess engine

Author - Giovanni Di Maria

AcquaD 3.2.26 - download



Chess engine: CT800 1.33


CT800 - UCI chess engine, Homepage
Rating JCER=2061   Author: Rasmus Althoff

CT800 1.33 - download

Chess engine: Raubfisch X39e3-cluster3 and GTZ18e3-cluster3

Raubfisch is an engine derived from Stockfish and Torpedo 1.1 XJR (private engine by Frank Karl Werner and Max Fehler)

Rating JCER - 3389

Raubfisch X39e3-cluster3 and GTZ18e-cluster3 - download




Chess engine: Francesca 0.21


Francesca - winboard chess engine
Author - Tom King

Francesca 0.21 - download


Chess engine: Winter 0.4

Winter is a chess engine that relies on the UCI protocol to communicate with a GUI.

Contributors: Jonathan Rosenthal, Jonathan Maurer, Jonas Kuratli.
Rating JCER=2341 



Winter 0.4 - download


Saturday, January 19, 2019

ProDeo 2.91 (Rebel) - UCI/winboard chess engine. New version!


ProDeo - winboard/UCI chess engines
Author: Ed Schroeder, JECR ranking = 2504

ProDeo 2.91 download

Chess engine: Nawito 1812 (Windows and Linux)

Nawito - winboard chess engine

"Dedicate this chess engine to my friends of "Circuito Mayaricero de Ajedrez" for help me on the decision to programming a chess engine"
Author 


Author - Ernesto Torres (Cuba)

Rating JCER=2340


Nawito 1812 download


SugaR.1.6 wins Test Best Chess Engines, 2019.01.13 - 2019.01.17



Temp 3' + 3" Hardware: Intel Core i5-8250U 7,9 GB Mem , 360 Tournament games,
 GUI-Arena 3.5.1,  
118.406 JCER games (01.07.2018) Book: Perfect 2017, Table created - Scid vs PC




Bagatur 1.6 - UCI chess engine. New version!

Bagatur - UCI chess engines 
Author: Krasimir I. Topchiyski  Website Bagatur
Rating JCER=2181




Strong free chess engine: Andscacs 0.95045 (Windows and Linux)

Andscacs - UCI chess engine
JCER rating = 3085  

Author - Daniel Jose Queralto


Andscacs 0.95045 download

Chess engine: Xiphos 0.4.18

Xiphos - UCI chess engine
Rating JCER=3108, Author: Milos Tatarevic

This project is inspired by Garry Kasparov's "Deep Thinking: Where Machine Intelligence Ends and Human Creativity Begins." This fantastic book has evoked my childhood passion, computer chess. I was wondering how hard it could be to develop an engine strong enough to suppress the legendary Deep Blue, so I gave it a try.

Xiphos 0.4.18 - download




Chess engine: Topple 0.3.3

Topple - Chess engine with a partial implementation of the UCI interface. 
Author- Vincent Tang, Rating JCER=?

First tournament:


Topple 0.3.3 - download

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Chess engine: TomitankChess 3.0

TomitankChess - JavaScript Chess Engine (UCI)
Author - Tamás Kuzmics
Rating JCER=2321


TomitankChess (with node.js) run in Arena, in WinBoard and in Cutechess as well.

- Example for Arena GUI with node.js
  + Comand line: direct acces to node.exe (C:\Program Files\nodejs\node.exe)
  + Command line parameters: direct acces to tomitankChess.js (C:\Program Files\nodejs\tomitankChessUCI.js)

TomitankChess 3.0 - download



Jumbo 0.6.96 - winboard chess engine. New version!


Jumbo - winboard chess engine, Rating JCER=2219,
Author - Sven Schüle, Berlin (Germany)

Important notes:
The Win64 binary was built using CygWin GCC 5.4.0 and requires the following DLLs that are part of the CygWin installation:
cyggcc_s-seh-1.dll
cygstdc++-6.dll
cygwin1.dll

Jumbo 0.6.96 - download




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