How to set number of thread parameter for Stockfish?

I read about Stockfish parameters but there is not description how to set it?


  • yes there is no description on how to set tablebases in uci engine without using any chess gui!
    – user11138
    Aug 28, 2016 at 10:31

1 Answer 1


Read http://support.stockfishchess.org/kb/advanced-topics/uci-protocol

setoption name Threads value 4
  • Do you know if we need to change MinSplitDepth with 8 threads?
    – jaggedsoft
    Nov 26, 2016 at 19:46
  • Link is dead now
    – M.M
    Mar 29, 2019 at 1:38
  • @M.M The whole website is down.
    – SmallChess
    Mar 29, 2019 at 2:11

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