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207 chess engines the letter B - update!

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Chess engine: Brainfish 190130 and book: Cerebellum Light 180611

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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 reg…

The Tarrasch Chess GUI - new version: Tarrasch 3.11a

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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 co…

Honeycomb 1.0 JCER 8 League edition XX, 2019.01.26 - 2019.01.29

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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


Only for donors added: 36 chess engines

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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

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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




Chess engine: Scorpio 2.90 mcts

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Scorpio - Winboard engines, Rating JCER=2703
Author: Daniel Shawul

Scorpio 2.90 mcts download



Chess engine: Raubfisch X39e3c and GTZ18e3c

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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 X39e3c and GTZ18e3c - download




Stockfish 19011016 wins JCER Test Tournament, 2019.01.19 - 2019.01.25

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



Chess engine: Shallowblue 2.0.0

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Shallowblue - UCI chess engine
Author - Dmitry Sultanov

Rating JCER=2222

Shallow 2.0.0 download

Chess Engine - Franky 0.10

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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)

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Minic - UCI chess engine (C++ source)
Author: Vivien Clauzon

Minic 0.34 - download



Chess engine: Ronja 0.8.1 (Linux and Windows)

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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

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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)

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

Asymptote 0.4.2 - download

Chess engine: Topple 0.3.4

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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

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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: Caligula 0.8

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Caligula is a freeware winboard compatible chess engine based in TSCP.
Caligula use by default 256 Mb for hash. You can change hash with command line.

Author: Pedro Castro

Caligula 0.8 - download




Cfish 2019-01-19 wins JCER Test new ChessEngines, 2019.01.19 - 2019.01.25

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Temp 3' + 3" Hardware: Intel Core i5-8250U 7,9 GB Mem , 552 Tournament games,
 GUI-Arena 3.5.1,   118.406 JCER games (01.07.2018) Book: Perfect 2017, Table created - Scid vs PC




Deuterium 2019.1.36.50 - UCI chess engine. New version!

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Deuterium - UCI chess engine, Ratings JCER=2702
Author: Ferdinand Mosca

Deuterium 2019.1.36.50 download

Chess engine: Stockfish 19012209

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Stockfish - UCI chess engine
Interesting compiled by Protonspring 

Rating JCER=3385

Stockfish 19012209 - download


Fridolin 3.00 wins JCER 6 League edition XX, 2019.01.20 - 2019.01.23

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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: Raubfisch X39e3b2 and GTZ18e3b2

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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

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

Rating JCER=2115



Dumb 1.3 - download

Chess engine: CorChess 180119

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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)

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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)

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

Asymptote 0.4.0 - download

Chess engine: Cfish 2019-01-19

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CFish - UCI chess engine, Rating JCER=3378

CFish 2019-01-19 - download

Ethereal 11.25 - UCI chess engine!

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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 …

Chess engine: Brainfish 190120 and book: Cerebellum Light 180611

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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 reg…

SugaR 1.6 wins JCER Test Tournament, 2019.01.11 - 2019.01.15

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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 gamesBook: Perfect 2017,  Table created: Scid vs PC


Aquarium 2019 - Fast, strong, solid!

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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...


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

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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

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AcquaD - UCI chess engine

Author - Giovanni Di Maria

AcquaD 3.2.26 - download


Chess engine: CT800 1.33

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

CT800 1.33 - download

Chess engine: Raubfisch X39e3-cluster3 and GTZ18e3-cluster3

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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

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Francesca - winboard chess engine
Author - Tom King

Francesca 0.21 - download


Chess engine: Winter 0.4

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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


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

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

ProDeo 2.91 download

Chess engine: Nawito 1812 (Windows and Linux)

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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

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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!

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


Bagatur 1.6 download

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

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Andscacs - UCI chess engine
JCER rating = 3085  

Author - Daniel Jose Queralto


Andscacs 0.95045 download

Chess engine: Xiphos 0.4.18

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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

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

First tournament:


Topple 0.3.3 - download

Pirarucu 2.7.4 wins JCER 4 League edition XX, 2019.01.14 - 2019.01.17

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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: TomitankChess 3.0

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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!

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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