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Are these magics wrong?

I am working on my chess engine and wanted to finally implement magic bitboards to get a huge increase in performance. Basically I was writing a method to check if a number can be used as a magic for ...
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Discovered attack in quiescent search

I'm implementing quiescent search in my chess engine, although just capturing moves have been generated. In the below position, at 1 ply, the white queen captures the pawn, but the quiescent search ...
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Creating a new NN for chess

I'd like to have my own chess engine similar to Leela for personal use. I’d want it to have a decent strength, let’s say 2k, and be able to play with it. I'm wondering if I can use Leela to create a ...
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Wrong perft result?

I'm writing a chess engine for fun. Currently I'm finishing writing the move generator. During the research I leaned about PERFT for debugging my software. Indeed, I found many bugs, some of them was "...
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Elo rating software with automatic random matchups

This question is not about chess per se, but I am looking for a software that could generate random matchups through a list of 200ish options/people, then I could choose the winner and it would rank ...
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Alpha Beta pruning strange behavior

I'm sorting the moves with MVVLVA and I feel it works but I'm watching a strange behavior. If I sort the moves I get these cut off from the initial position: Deep: 17 97 1425 10163 93206 If I don'...