Questions tagged [stockfish]

Stockfish is a strong open-source chess engine.

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How to install stockfish on ubuntu?

Is there an easy guide how to install stockfish on ubuntu? From the main site I can not find any information and github repository does not provide many details. I would really appreciate if someone ...
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How to make Stockfish always give the score from white's perspective in Winboard?

I use Stockfish 4 to analyze chess games in both Babaschess and Winboard. From time to time, Stockfish outputs a line with info like time, score, principal variation, etc. In Babaschess, the 'score' ...
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How to limit the depth of analysis in Arena?

I am using Arena with Stockfish-222-64-ja-intel. It thinks about 50 moves deep and heats up my laptop processor. All I was interested in, was a depth of about 12-13 moves and for the best line to be ...
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Playing chess on a Mac with Stockfish and some GUI

I have a Macbook OS X 10.6 and want to play chess against a challenging program. I'm not very computationally inclined but it seems that I need to download Stockfish and some UCI-compatible GUI. I ...
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Why can't I analyze with Stockfish 2.0.1 in Winboard 4.5 beta?

I have to ask an engine-related question: after I installed the Stockfish 2.0.1 engine on my Winboard 4.5 beta, I can't analyze with it. What I mean is, it's giving nothing in the engine output; it ...
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Why is the latest Stockfish (2.2.2) infinitely slower (than 2.1.1) in Scid?

I was about to spend some time researching this, but realized someone might have already looked into it; if not, I may just answer my own question in a few hours. Scid is pegging one core of the CPU, ...

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