Assets 3

New features

  • Increased the maximum hash size to 64GB

Improvements

  • Lazy SMP bug fixes
  • Probcut
  • SEE based pruning in the main search
  • Order captures based on MVV/LVA instead of SEE
  • Minor tweaks to razoring and check extensions
  • Evaluation of knight outposts
  • Evaluation of candidate passed pawns

@bmdanielsson bmdanielsson released this Feb 10, 2018 · 37 commits to master since this release

Assets 3

New features

  • Support for the 'Threads' UCI option
  • Support for the 'cores' Xboard command
  • Added the 'NUM_THREADS' config file option
  • Support tuner program on Windows

Improvements

  • Lazy SMP
  • Evaluation of king pressure
  • Various small evaluation tweaks
  • Enable GCC link time optimizations
  • Performance optimizations for tuner program

@bmdanielsson bmdanielsson released this Sep 30, 2017 · 62 commits to master since this release

Assets 3

New features

  • Support for the UCI 'Clear Hash' command

Improvemets

  • Late Move Pruning
  • Nullmove reduction based on depth
  • Lots of smaller evaluation tweaks
  • Optimized implementation of transposition tables
  • Various cleanup and bugfixes

@bmdanielsson bmdanielsson released this Jun 24, 2017 · 89 commits to master since this release

Assets 3

New features

  • Support for Syzygy tablebases
  • Support for the Xboard 'egtpath' command
  • Support for the Xboard 'memory' command
  • Support for the UCI 'SyzygyPath' command
  • SYZYGY_PATH ini-file option

Improvemets

  • PVS search
  • Reverse futility pruning
  • Separate evaluation of mobility for midgame and endgame
  • Various cleanup and bugfixes

@bmdanielsson bmdanielsson released this Mar 21, 2017 · 111 commits to master since this release

Assets 3

New features

  • Pondering support
  • Polyglot opening book support

Improvements

  • Late Move Reductions (LMR)
  • Futility pruning
  • Razoring
  • SEE based move ordering
  • Automated tuning of evaluation parameters using Texel method