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Mister Queen

Mr. Queen is a chess engine written in C.

Features

  • Bitboards and "magic" bitboards for board representation and super-fast move generation.
  • Custom, hash-based opening book based on over three million games from the FICS database.
  • Zobrist hashing and a transposition table storing exact values and the best move.
  • Null move pruning, aspiration windows, iterative deepening, quiescence search.
  • Supports the Universal Chess Interface (UCI).
  • Passes all perft tests.

Limitations

  • Unaware of draw by repetition.
  • Basic evaluation includes only material and piece-square values.