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Chess engine: Sapeli 1.16

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Sapeli - XB, UCI chess engine
Author - Toni Helminen

Sapeli 1.16 download from the site

Chess engine: KnightX 1.94 (Windows and Linux)

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KnightX - chess engine for Winboard
Author- Christophe Jolly  Rating JCER=2083

KnightX 1.94 - download





SugaR 1.6.1 wins JCER Teat Tournament New chess engines, 2019.05.27 - 2019.05.29

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Temp 3' + 3" : Intel Core i5-8250U 7,9 GB Mem , 264 Tournament games,
 GUI-Fritz 15,  145.201 JCER games (01-05-2019) Book: Perfect 2017, Table created - Scid vs PC



Stockfish 19052509 wins Test New Chess Engines JCER, 2019.05.27 - 2019.05.29

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Temp 3' + 3" : Intel Core i7-4710MQ 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



AsmFish 2019-05-21 wins JCER Test Tournament, 2019.05.23 - 2019.05.25

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Temp 3' + 3" : Intel Core i5-8250U 7,9 GB Mem , 264 Tournament games,
 GUI-Fritz 15,  145.201 JCER games (01-05-2019) Book: Perfect 2017, Table created - Scid vs PC


JCER Chess Engines League Edition XXIV - final standing

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Edition XXIV, final standing - PDF fileGames and Tables

Asymptote 0.6 wins Swiss Tournament 05, chess engines JCER. Edition XXIV, 2019.05.26

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Temp 3' + 3" : Intel Core i7-4710MQ 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


Sting sf 15 - chess engine UCI

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Sting sf - UCI chess engine, Rating JCER=2924

Sting sf 15 download




Chess engine: Igel 1.6.0

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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

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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




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

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

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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.

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Stockfish wins the Chess.com Computer Chess Championship

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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

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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

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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 from the site


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

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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

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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.

Rating JCER=3342

CorChess 2019-05-17 - download from the site

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

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

Asymptote 0.6 - download from the site

Francesca 0.23 wins JCER Swiss 01 edition XXIV, 2019.05.21 - 2019.05.22

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Temp 3' + 3" : Intel Core i7-4710MQ 7,9 GB Mem , 104 Tournament games,
 GUI-Arena 3.5.1,   145.201 JCER games (01-05-2019)Book: Perfect 2017, Table created - Scid vs PC



Chess engine: Raubfisch X40b2 and GTZ19b2

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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 - 3376

Raubfisch X40b1 and GTZ19b1 - download from the site




Chess engine: asmFish 2019-05-20

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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 from the site




Chess engine: Embla 2.0.6

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Embla - UCI chess engine
Author - Folkert van Heusden

Rating JCER=1949

Embla 2.0.6 - download

Nemeton 1.81 - winboard chess engine. New version!

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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

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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


Only for donors added: 18 chess engines

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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

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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

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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




ChessBrainVB 3.72 wins 2 League chess engines JCER. edition XXIV, 2019.05.17 - 2019.05.19

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Temp 3' + 3" : Intel Core i7-4710MQ 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



Just Chess News: Kamil Dragun and Iweta Rajlich wins Polish Chess Championship 2019

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Chess engine: BrainFish 190515 and Cerebellum Light 190417

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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 reg…

CFish 110519 wins JCER Test Tournament, 2019.05.15 - 2019.05.19

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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 gamesBook: Perfect 2017,  Table created: Scid vs PC

Best progress: TomitankChess 3.0 +104

Chess engine: Cfish 2019-05-11

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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 from the site


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

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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

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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 from the site



Chess engines: Axolotl 1.8

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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 from the site


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

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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


Critter 1.6a wins 1 League chess engines JCER, edition XXIV. 2019.05.14 - 2019.05.17

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Temp 3' + 3" : Intel Core i7-4710MQ 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




Chess engine: Raubfisch X40b1 and GTZ19b1

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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 - 3376

Raubfisch X40b1 and GTZ19b1 - download




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

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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








Raubfisch X40a2 wins Super League JCER edition XXIIII, 2019.05.12 - 2019.05.14

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Temp 3' + 3" : Intel Core i7-4710MQ 7,9 GB Mem , 240 Tournament games,
 GUI-Arena 3.5.1,   145.201 JCER games (01-05-2019)Book: Perfect 2017, Table created - Scid vs PC



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

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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

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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 wi…

JCER Chess Engines League - end Edition XXIII

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JCER Chess Engines League Edition XXIII 
Tables and GamesPDF file

Chess engine: Stockfish 19050918

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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 from the site


Today start: Super League JCER edition XXIIII

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After 25 games:




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

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New chess engines: Igel 1.5.0, Francesca 0.23, GearHeart 0.16Engine Download
Rating JCER
Type
Author
Celestial 1.0
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UCI
Fayd Speare Brainfish 1905083382
UCI
--- Igel 1.5.12475UCI
Volodymyr Shcherbyna

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

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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