Monday, May 27, 2019

Sting sf 15 - chess engine UCI

Sting sf - UCI chess engine, Rating JCER=2924

Sting sf 15 download




Chess engine: Igel 1.6.0


Igel - UCI chess engine, Rating JCER=2475
Author : Volodymyr Shcherbyna (Fork of GreKo 2018.01)

Igel 1.6.0 - 26-May-2019
- Re-write killer moves functionality and drop mate killers
- Re-write move ordering and introduce counter move heuristics
- Re-write LMR functionality: take into account 'improving' factor and prune more aggressively
- Increase MAX_PLY to 128 from 64

- Use tt moves in qsearch as a first move



Igel 1.6.0 - download

CyberPagno 3.0 wins Swiss Tournament 04 - chess engines JCER, edition XXIV, 2019.05.25 - 2019.05.26



Temp 3' + 3" : Intel Core i5-8250U 7,9 GB Mem , 96 Tournament games,
 GUI-Arena 3.5.1,  
145.201 JCER games (01-05-2019) Book: Perfect 2017, Table created - Scid vs PC




Sunday, May 26, 2019

Chess engines update: Stp-Sug, M-Mb, Mc-Mz, Sb-Si, F-Fi, Fj-Fz, Ra-Roc, Wa-Wi, Wj-Wz, Ch, Z.





Rhetoric 1.4.3 wins Swiss Tournament 03 JCER, edition XXIV, 2019.05.24 - 2019.05.25



Temp 3' + 3" : Intel Core i7-4710MQ 7,9 GB Mem , 96 Tournament games,
 GUI-Fritz 15,  
145.201 JCER games (01-05-2019) Book: Perfect 2017, Table created - Scid vs PC

Chess engines update: Da-Di, Ba-Bo, Ca-Cg, Rod-Rz, J, I, S-Sat, Ar-Az, Ga-Gh, Pa-Po, Pr-Pz.





Saturday, May 25, 2019

Stockfish wins the Chess.com Computer Chess Championship


100x round-robin,
Time control: 10+5

source

300 games download



Raubfisch X40b1 wins JCER Test new chess engines, 2019.05.20 - 2019.05.21




Temp 3' + 3" : Intel Core i5-8250U 7,9 GB Mem , 112 Tournament games,
 GUI-Fritz 15,  
145.201 JCER games (01-05-2019) Book: Perfect 2017, Table created - Scid vs PC


Chess engine: Stockfish 19052509

Stockfish - UCI chess engine
Interesting compiled by Joost VandeVondele 

Remove one division. (#2158) 
Can be included in the earlier calculation, with a small rounding difference. 

passed STC: 
LLR: 2.95 (-2.94,2.94) [-3.00,1.00] 
Total: 17912 W: 4044 L: 3915 D: 9953 Elo +2.50

passed LTC: 
LLR: 2.95 (-2.94,2.94) [-3.00,1.00] 
Total: 56061 W: 9579 L: 9516 D: 36966 Elo +0.39


Rating JCER=3414

Stockfish 19052509 - download


Pawny 1.2 wins Swiss Tournament 02 JCER, edition XXIV, 2019.05.23 - 2019.05.24


Temp 3' + 3" : Intel Core i7-4710MQ 7,9 GB Mem , 96 Tournament games,
 GUI-Fritz 15,  
145.201 JCER games (01-05-2019) Book: Perfect 2017, Table created - Scid vs PC




Chess engine: CorChess 2019-05-17



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.

Rating JCER=3342

CorChess 2019-05-17 - download

Chess engine: Asymptote 0.6 (Windows, Mac and Linux)


Asymptote - UCI chess engine. Author M.Lupke
Rating JCER=2324

Asymptote 0.6 - download

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Chess engine: asmFish 2019-05-20

asmFish - UCI chess engine 
JCER Rating=3352

This project now uses the new assembler engine fasmg from Tomasz Grysztar. The includes in arm/includes/ or x86/include/ contain instruction and formatting macros for the four popular targets in the Building section. The hello world examples in these directories should provide enough to grasp the syntax.

asmFish 2019-05-20 - download




Chess engine: Embla 2.0.6

Embla - UCI chess engine
Author - Folkert van Heusden

Rating JCER=1949

 Embla 2.0.6 - download

Nemeton 1.81 - winboard chess engine. New version!


Nemeton - winboard chess engine, Author - Stan Arts
Rating JCER=2240

Nemeton 1.81 - download

Honeycomb 1.0 wins 3 League chess engines JCER, edition XXIV, 2019.05.19 - 2019.05.21


Temp 3' + 3" : Intel Core i5-8250U 7,9 GB Mem , 240 Tournament games,
 GUI-Fritz 15,  
145.201 JCER games (01-05-2019) Book: Perfect 2017, Table created - Scid vs PC


Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Only for donors added: 18 chess engines

18 chess engines added:
asmFish 2019-05-18, Axolotl 1.8, BrainFish 190505, BrainFish 190508, BrainFish 190515, Celestial 1.0, CFish 110519, CorChess 040519, Francesca 0.23, Frankwalter 2.4.0, GearHeart 016, Igel 1.5.0, Igel 1.5.1, Minic 0.53, Raubfisch X40b1_and_GTZ19b1, Raven 0.30, Stockfish 19050918, Topple 0.6.0.

more....


Chess engine: Frank-Walter 2.4



Frank-Walter winboard chess engine (java) - that requires java 8 or higher to work. 
The engine can be started with the command: java -jar frankwalter.jar

Author: Laurens Winkelhagen, Rating JCER=2114
Frank-Walter 2.4 - download



Chess engine: asmFish 2019-05-18

asmFish - UCI chess engine 
JCER Rating=3352

This project now uses the new assembler engine fasmg from Tomasz Grysztar. The includes in arm/includes/ or x86/include/ contain instruction and formatting macros for the four popular targets in the Building section. The hello world examples in these directories should provide enough to grasp the syntax.

asmFish 2019-05-18 - download




Sunday, May 19, 2019

Chess engine: BrainFish 190515 and Cerebellum Light 190417

Brainfish - UCI chess engine, JCER Rating=3382

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.

BrainFish 1905415 - download


Cerebellum Light 190414 - download

Cerebellum Light 190414Net32930- download


CFish 110519 wins JCER Test Tournament, 2019.05.15 - 2019.05.19



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

Best progress: TomitankChess 3.0 +104

Saturday, May 18, 2019

Chess engine: Cfish 2019-05-11

CFish - UCI chess engine, Rating JCER=3420

"CFisha port of Stockfish written in plain C by Ronald de Man, first published on GitHub in July 2016. Possibly inspired by the asmFish project to speed up Stockfish using a programming language closer to the machine, the purpose of CFish is to explore possible optimization issues of C versus C++ compilers" [Chess Programming Wiki].


CFish 2019-05-11 - download


SugaR 1.6.1 wins Best 6 chess engines JCER - Test Tournament, 2019.05.16 - 2019.05.17


Temp 3' + 3" : Intel Core i5-8250U 7,9 GB Mem , 90 Tournament games,
 GUI-Fritz 15,  
145.201 JCER games (01-05-2019) Book: Perfect 2017, Table created - Scid vs PC




Chess engine: Topple 0.6.0

Topple - UCI chess engine. 
Author- Vincent Tang, Rating JCER=2444


Topple progress Rating JCER:

Topple 0.3.6 : 2444
Topple 0.3.5 : 2421
Topple 0.3.4 : 23446
Topple 0.3.3 : 2238

Topple 0.6.0 - download



Chess engines: Axolotl 1.8


Though she be but little, she is fierce UCI compliant chess engine written in Java. Can be played on the command line through the UCI protocol, but best connected to a GUI, such as Arena. 

You will need the latest JRE 11 to run axolotl.
Author: Louis James Mackenzie-Smith

Axolotl 1.8 - download


Corchess 040519 wins JCER Test new chess engines, 2019.05.06 - 2019.05.08


Temp 3' + 3" : Intel Core i5-8250U 7,9 GB Mem , 264 Tournament games,
 GUI-Arena 3.5.1,  
145.201 JCER games (01-05-2019) Book: Perfect 2017, Table created - Scid vs PC


Thursday, May 16, 2019

Chess engine: Raubfisch X40b1 and GTZ19b1

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

Rating JCER - 3376

Raubfisch X40b1 and GTZ19b1 - download




Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Match Komodo 9.02 free - Komodo 10 free, 2019.05.13 - 2019.05.15

Komodo 9,02 and Komodo 10 are free versions of a commercial chess engine.
Authors: Don Dailey, Larry Kaufman, Mark Lefler


Match conditions:
Temp 3' + 3" : Intel Core i5-8250U 7,9 GB Mem , 120 Tournament games,
 GUI-Fritz 15,  
145.201 JCER games (01-05-2019) Book: Perfect 2017, Table created - Scid vs PC









Monday, May 13, 2019

BrainFish 190508 wins JCER Test new chess engines, 2019.05.12 - 2019.05.13




Temp 3' + 3" : Intel Core i5-8250U 7,9 GB Mem , 182 Tournament games,
 GUI-Arena 3.5.1,  
145.201 JCER games (01-05-2019) Book: Perfect 2017, Table created - Scid vs PC

1st EU Chess 960 Individual Championship


1st EU Chess 960 Individual Championship


ICCF Europa is delughted to announce new tournament at chess 960 - the  first EU Chess 960 Individual Championship.

The tournament will be played by server and will be organized in three stages (might be in two stages depending from the number of the entries). The sections of the preliminary round will have 5 to 6 players (8 or 10 games) with 2 qualified for the next round. All sections will be with double round robin (players will have the same position with Black and White but all positions will defer from one opponent to another). Time control will be Triple Block (Duration of Tournament: 302 days, Initial Clock: 50 days, Initial Bank: 51 days, Increment: 1 day). The event will be rated for Chess 960 rating system.

Entries
Players may enter in the usual way through the ICCF Server Entry System. The closing of the registrations is 5th of June 2019. A player may apply for more than one preliminary section.
Allocation of players to their sections will be made as random as possible; however, geographical distribution as well as an achievement of reasonable equality of the average rating will be taken into account.

Tournament Organization
The tournament will start on 15 June 2019. The closing of the registrations is 5th of June 2019 to allow for pairings
The semifinal stage is expected to be started not later than 1 May 2020.
The final is expected to be started not later than 15 March 2021.

Qualifications
The winner and the runner-up of each preliminary section will qualify for the next round. Qualifications to the Final depend on number of semifinal sections.
Although the number of preliminary sections which each player may enter is unlimited, no player will qualify for more than two semifinal sections or more than one place in the final.

Member Federations are asked to give the tournament wide publicity to all their players.
We wish all participants many interesting games and new connections with CC friends in other countries, based on the spirit of friendship and the ICCF motto AMICI SUMUS.

Tournament Organiser: SIM Andrey Pavlikov, IA, EU Zonal Director



Sunday, May 12, 2019

JCER Chess Engines League - end Edition XXIII



JCER Chess Engines League Edition XXIII 

Tables and Games     PDF file

Chess engine: Stockfish 19050918

Stockfish - UCI chess engine
Interesting compiled by Miguel Lahoz 

Remove PvNode template from reduction.
This functional simplification removes the PvNode reduction and adjusts the ttPv lmr condition accordingly. Their definitions only differ by the inclusions of ttPv. Aside from this, shallow move pruning definition will be the only other functional difference, but this does not seem to matter too much. 

Rating JCER=3414

Stockfish 19050918 - download


Today start: Super League JCER edition XXIIII

After 25 games:




New chess engines: Celestial 1.0, Brainfish 190508, Igel 1.5.1



New chess engines: Igel 1.5.0, Francesca 0.23, GearHeart 0.16
Engine Download
Rating JCER
Type
Author
Celestial 1.0
----
UCI
Fayd Speare
Brainfish 190508 3382
UCI
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Igel 1.5.1 2475 UCI
Volodymyr Shcherbyna


Honeycomb 1.0 wins JCER League Swiss Final, edition XXIII, 2019.05.11


Temp 3' + 3" : Intel Core i7-4710MQ 7,9 GB Mem , 56 Tournament games,
 GUIFritz 15,  
145.201 JCER games (01-05-2019) Book: Perfect 2017, Table created - Scid vs PC


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