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An engine is any machine or computer program that plays chess.

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Can somebody tell me where can i find an updated list of the strongest chess engines. I want to find out a comparison (ordered list of engines) Information on wiki http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki …
asked Apr 5 '13 by Salvador Dali
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I am not really sure I understand your question: are you asking how to do this, or pushing your ideas for others to evaluate? In any case, let me try. First of all why do people say that computer can …
answered Oct 15 '14 by Salvador Dali
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I know that it is possible for a chess engine to evaluate a position as mate in X moves, when in fact there exist a mate in smaller number of moves. But can the reverse situation happen? For example …
asked Jan 19 '18 by Salvador Dali
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Up untill now, I have used Rybka for analysis of my games. What other chess engines have you used, and how helpful are they? I am not interested in a list of chess engines with their respective …
asked Nov 2 '12 by Salvador Dali
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I am trying to get score about current position directly with UCI (I am using latest stockfish). After reading the protocol I see that these commands ask engine to analyse the position: uci ucinewgam …
asked Jul 29 '14 by Salvador Dali
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I am going to analyse a lot of games with Houdini 3. The system on which I am going to analyse it is really powerful, but I am curious, what is the most important type of hardware for such analysis? …
asked Apr 24 '13 by Salvador Dali
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After a detailed look on the web, the only project I was able to find is Garbochess. It is BSD licensed, but it looks like it is not longer under development (latest commit was a year ago). I also was …
answered Mar 19 '14 by Salvador Dali
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Looking into a source code of a chess engine, I noticed matrices that represent position of some pieces. knightPos = [ -200, -100, -50, -50, -50, -50, -100, -200, -100, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, -100, …
asked Mar 28 '15 by Salvador Dali
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In one of my previous questions I asked about comparison of the strongest chess engines and got a really good answer. While there are little or no doubts that chess engines are stronger than humans … , I am curious: Is there any strong javascript implementation of a chess engine that performs well (what is the ELO of the engine)? Knowing that a lot of high level chess engines are opensource, has anyone made an effort to port something like stockfish or critter to JS? …
asked Mar 19 '14 by Salvador Dali
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and Rybka) and was not able to find any signs that these engines provides API (which surprised me and suggested that I am missing something). To be less vague, here is what I need from this API …
asked Nov 24 '13 by Salvador Dali
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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 …
asked Dec 22 '13 by Salvador Dali
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This is a programming question related to chess endgame tables. As far as I know syzygy tables allow me to get WDL and DTZ information for a given position. Is it possible to somehow (without access …
asked Feb 20 '18 by Salvador Dali
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, let's narrow the scope of programs to just a couple of best performing families of engines (stockfish, sugar, komodo, houdini) So my question is: what kind of hand-crafted features do top performing family of engines use to evaluate a position? …
asked May 21 '18 by Salvador Dali
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I am looking for a database with many various chess positions with a corresponding engine score. Something like (position, score): 6r1/3k4/4b1rB/p2p1R2/1pp5/8/PP5Q/7K w - - 1 39 1.25 rn2nrk1/1b2qp …
asked Nov 19 '15 by Salvador Dali
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I am looking for a GUI for stockfish that can analyse the whole chess game and give me the following output: For every move in the game, it should give me a list of N (let it be 3) best moves with a s …
asked Aug 15 '14 by Salvador Dali

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