Defenchess is a free, open source UCI chess engine written in C++. This project has been created purely as a hobby and a challenge for ourselves to create a strong chess engine. It is meant to be used with a UCI compatible chess GUI.
The size of the transposition table in megabytes. (default 16)
The number of threads used while searching. (default 1)
The path to the Syzygy Tablebase WDL/DTZ files. (default empty)
The minimum amount of time in milliseconds to be left on the clock while moving. Should be increased if the engine is losing on time. (default 100)
- Donna and the Chess Programming Wiki for the inspiration and helping us understand the basics of chess engines
- Stockfish and many other open source chess engines for many of the ideas/optimizations used in our engine