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Stockfish, a UCI chess playing engine derived from Glaurung 2.1
Copyright (C) 2004-2008 Tord Romstad (Glaurung author)
Copyright (C) 2008-2015 Marco Costalba, Joona Kiiski, Tord Romstad
Stockfish is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify
it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or
(at your option) any later version.
Stockfish is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
GNU General Public License for more details.
You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
along with this program. If not, see <>.
#include "misc.h"
#include "types.h"
/// TTEntry struct is the 10 bytes transposition table entry, defined as below:
/// key 16 bit
/// move 16 bit
/// value 16 bit
/// eval value 16 bit
/// generation 6 bit
/// bound type 2 bit
/// depth 8 bit
struct TTEntry {
Move move() const { return (Move )move16; }
Value value() const { return (Value)value16; }
Value eval() const { return (Value)eval16; }
Depth depth() const { return (Depth)depth8; }
Bound bound() const { return (Bound)(genBound8 & 0x3); }
void save(Key k, Value v, Bound b, Depth d, Move m, Value ev, uint8_t g) {
if (m || (k >> 48) != key16) // Preserve any existing move for the same position
move16 = (uint16_t)m;
key16 = (uint16_t)(k >> 48);
value16 = (int16_t)v;
eval16 = (int16_t)ev;
genBound8 = (uint8_t)(g | b);
depth8 = (int8_t)d;
friend class TranspositionTable;
uint16_t key16;
uint16_t move16;
int16_t value16;
int16_t eval16;
uint8_t genBound8;
int8_t depth8;
/// A TranspositionTable consists of a power of 2 number of clusters and each
/// cluster consists of ClusterSize number of TTEntry. Each non-empty entry
/// contains information of exactly one position. The size of a cluster should
/// not be bigger than a cache line size. In case it is less, it should be padded
/// to guarantee always aligned accesses.
class TranspositionTable {
static const int CacheLineSize = 64;
static const int ClusterSize = 3;
struct Cluster {
TTEntry entry[ClusterSize];
char padding[2]; // Align to the cache line size
~TranspositionTable() { free(mem); }
void new_search() { generation8 += 4; } // Lower 2 bits are used by Bound
uint8_t generation() const { return generation8; }
TTEntry* probe(const Key key, bool& found) const;
void resize(size_t mbSize);
void clear();
// The lowest order bits of the key are used to get the index of the cluster
TTEntry* first_entry(const Key key) const {
return &table[(size_t)key & (clusterCount - 1)].entry[0];
size_t clusterCount;
Cluster* table;
void* mem;
uint8_t generation8; // Size must be not bigger than TTEntry::genBound8
extern TranspositionTable TT;
#endif // #ifndef TT_H_INCLUDED
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