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Gaviota endgame tablebase probing

Gaviota tablebases provide WDL (win/draw/loss) and DTM (depth to mate) information for all endgame positions with up to 5 pieces. Positions with castling rights are not included.

.. autofunction:: chess.gaviota.open_tablebase

.. autoclass:: chess.gaviota.PythonTablebase


For faster access you can build and install a shared library. Otherwise the pure Python probing code is used.

git clone
cd Gaviota-Tablebases
sudo make install
.. autofunction:: chess.gaviota.open_tablebase_native

.. autoclass:: chess.gaviota.NativeTablebase