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iCE 3 gets released

I’m finally ready to release version 3 of my little chess engine project. It is still only single core as I haven’t found the motivation to implement SMP. I’m still on the way to make the engine smarter not faster. So SMP is maybe something for the next release then. What did change in v3 […]

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Chess for Android v5.0: Time Control

After some delay, I finally released version 5.0 of Chess for Android, available on Google Play or as direct download. New features include: Time control to define a chess clock for both sides with a choice between the number of moves between time control (possibly the full game), thinking time per time control, and an […]

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iCE 2 is released

Again more than 1 year development and tuning went into this release. The last release was dominated by changes to the evaluation and weight tuning. Most of the committed changes in this release are now related to the search framework. Changes: Bugfixes: Bugs related to recognizing a trapped rook and to the 50 move rule […]

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Chess for Glass

Besides Chess for Android, I have been working on another project, which has been officially released today! Chess for Glass is Glassware that runs directly on Glass. You can enter moves by simply saying the moves, or by using the touch pad. Other features include a choice in board color, spoken move announcements, and the […]

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MadChess 1.4 Released

I’ve released version 1.4 of my chess engine.  The most significant new feature is UCI_LimitStrength, which allows the user to weaken the engine for a more enjoyable game.  Details on my MadChess website.

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Chess for Android, version 4.5

It has been a while since the last update, since I have been a bit busy at work, but I finally had some time for two new features in Chess for Android, version 4.5: Spoken chess text (option to announce all moves) Retrieve position function (direct link with Gerhard Roth’s OCR app)  

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CCT 16 Announcement

Hello everyone, CCT 16 will take place between January 25-26, 2014. Registration will open on November 30, 2013 and will close January 22, 2014. Server is as yet to be determined, but the runners are OlympusChess, HGM’s server and ICC. Rules have been posted on the official website: http://www.cctchess.com Peter Skinner CCT Tournament Director

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Welcome to Computer Chess New! This site is an author updated Computer Chess News site.  If you are an author you’re welcome to register.  We also welcome original computer chess content creators.  Any updates you post will be automatically re-posted to the Computer Chess News Facebook page and Twitter. This means user can keep up-to-date […]

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