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2018/12/14 Andscacs 0.94157 Daniel José Queraltó downloads UCI mp(no limit on threads); multi-PV; Syzygy ebtb support; Win
2018/12/14 Arasan CC3-1 Jon Dart builds old JA builds old JA Linux builds very old JM Mac builds XB, UCI C++ source; own GUI, mp(64 threads max); multiPV; limit strength; uses Syzyzgy egtbs; Linux, Mac, Win
2018/12/14 Chess4j 3.5 James Swafford source old Kirill Kryukov JA builds XB Java and Groovy source; cross-platform jvm jar file
2018/12/14 Counter 3.1 Vadim Chizhov SDChess UCI Go source; mp(8+ threads max); Linux, Win
2018/12/14 PyChess 0.99.4 Thomas Dybdahl Ahle, Bajusz Tamás & Justin Blanchard downloads source XB Python source; variant play; Linux, Mac, Win; requires Python interpreter with ‘-u’ option invoked (to disable i/o buffering)
2018/12/14 Ronja 0.8.0 Johan Dykström Norbert Raimund Leisner XB Java source; cross-platform
2018/12/14 Sting SF 11.3 Marek Kwiatkowski 11.3 old Kirill Kryukov JA builds old JA Linux builds Julien Marcel old Mac builds UCI C++ source; mp(512 threads max); Linux, Mac(JM), Win; requires extra dlls (not included); Stockfish 2.1.1 derivative
2018/12/14 tomitank Chess 2.1* Tamás Kuzmics UCI JavaScript source; *silent update
2018/12/14 Vajolet2 2.6.2 Marco Belli SDChess old downloads blog old homepage old source UCI C++ source; mp(128 threads max); multiPV; supports Syzygy egtbs; Linux, Mac, Win
2018/12/14 Wasp 3.50 John Stanback Frank’s Chess Page UCI mp(64 threads max); Win; successor to Zarkov
2018/12/14 Winter 0.3 Jonathan Rosenthal UCI C++ source; mp; supports Syzygy egtbs; Linux, Mac, Win
2018/12/07 Chess22k 1.12 Sander Maassen vd Brink SJCE UCI Java source; mp; cross-platform jar file
2018/12/07 FrankWalter 2.2.3 Laurens Winkelhagen SJCE* Kirill Kryukov JA builds XB Java source; cross-platform; SJCE* indicates engine is one of many contained in the package; successor to JanWillem engine
2018/12/07 Googleplex Starthinker 1.4 Jost Triller UCI C++ source; skill levels; Linux, Mac, Win; successor to Squared Chess
2018/12/07 GreKo 2018.12 Vladimir Medvedev older GreKo files Kirill Kryukov JA builds JA Linux builds Julien Marcel Mac builds(old) SDChess Norbert Raimund Leisner XB, UCI C++ source; multiPV: limit strength; Linux, Mac, Win; Igel is a close derivative of GreKo
2018/12/07 Rodent III 0.276 Pablo Vazquez + Pawel Koziol downloads source latest build SDChess(Linux) Kirill Kryukov JA builds JA Linux builds Denis Mendoza old Sourceforge code dev code Julien Marcel Mac old build UCI C source; mp(48 threads max); MuliPV; supports Polyglot opening book; limit strength; Linux, Mac, Win; originally based on Sungorus code; supports personalities
2018/12/07 Stockfish 10 Tord Romstad, Marco Costalba, Joona Kiiski, et al Roman Korba builds latest Mac builds by Michael Byrne latest source official source Kirill Kryukov old JA builds old JA Linux builds Julien Marcel old Mac builds SDChess UCI C++ source; mp(512 threads max); multiPV; FRC; Linux, Mac, Win; supports Syzygy egtbs; successor to the Glaurung engine
2018/11/29 Dirty 21NOV2018 ‘Cucumber’ Pradu Kannan, Andres Valverde & Fonzy Bluemers Kirill Kryukov JA builds JA Linux builds old homepage (slow) XB mp; Linux, Win
2018/11/29 Kingfisher 1.1.1 Eric Yip UCI C++ source; Win
2018/11/29 Minic 0.20 Vivien Clauzon unofficial releases UCI C++ source; mp; Linux, Win
2018/11/29 SugaR 1.7 Tord Romstad, Marco Costalba, Joona Kiiski, many others, & Marco Zerbinati Source + download alt site UCI C++ source; mp (128 threads max); multiPV; FRC; Win; supports Syzygy egtbs; Stockfish derivative
2018/11/23 Axolotl 1.2 Louis James Mackenzie-Smith UCI Java source; cross-platform jar file
2018/11/23 LCZero 0.19.0 Gary Linscott et al UCI C++ source; mp(64 cores max); multiPV; supports Syzygy egtbs; Stockfish derivative; requires expensive GPU for best performance
2018/11/23 Pirarucu 2.7.4 Raoni Campos UCI Kotlin source; mp; cross-platform jar file
2018/11/23 RuyDos 1.1.9 Álvaro Begué & José Manuel Morán SDChess alt site UCI C++ source; support for Syzygy egtbs; Linux, Win
2018/11/23 Schooner 2.0.34 Dennis Sceviour code XB, UCI* mp(128 threads max); own book & supports Polyglot books; * UCI support is limited; Win
2018/11/15 Jumbo 0.6.66 Sven Schüle XB mp(no max core limit); supports Polyglot opening books & Gaviota egtbs; Win; requires external dlls (not included with package); successor to Surprise, KnockOut & Femto and Femto 0.9
2018/11/15 Komodo 12.2.2 Don Dailey, Larry Kaufman & Mark Lefler Kirill Kryukov JA builds JA Linux builds BeeKay(Win64) UCI commercial, older versions are free; mp (128 threads); FRC; multiPV; supports Polyglot opening books; supports Syzygy egtbs; own GUI(Tarrasch Chess GUI); normal + MCTS versions; Linux, Mac, Win
2018/11/15 Marvin 3.2.0 Martin Danielsson 1.30 XB, UCI C source; mp(64 threads max); supports Polyglot opening books & Syzygy egtbs; Linux, Mac, Win
2018/11/15 OliThink 5.3.3 / 4.12j JA Oliver Brausch 5.3.3 TP(Win64) Norbert Raimund Leisner SJCE* Kirill Kryukov JA builds JA Linux builds Julien Marcel Mac builds Norbert Raimund Leisner(old) XB C source & Java source; cross-platform; own GUI (Java version only); SJCE* indicates engine is one of many contained in the package; C source to fast OliPerft also
2018/11/15 Zevra 2.1.1.r216 Oleg Smirnov old source SDChess Norbert Raimund Leisner UCI C++ source; Linux, Mac, Win
2018/11/08 AdaChess 3.1 Alessandro Iavicoli G-Sei XB Ada source; Linux, Win
2018/11/08 Asymptote 0.3.0 Maximilian Lupke UCI Rust source; Linux, Mac, Win
2018/11/08 Demolito 2018.10.29 Lucas Braesch 2018.10.29 TP rev252 UCI C++ source; mp(64 threads max); Win
2018/11/08 Dumb 1.2 Richard Delorme UCI D source; Linux, Win
2018/11/08 Mainsworthy 52 Mark Ainsworth zipped source .141 XB C++ source; Linux, Win; buggy; own GUI (GUI for native use only, no play vs other XB/UCI engines)
2018/11/08 Monik 2.2.7 Sylvain Lacombe 2.2.7 TP old JA builds old JA Linux builds 2.11 Julien Marcel Mac builds XB C++ source (French comments); Linux, Mac, Win
2018/11/08 Monolith 1.02 Jonas Mayr UCI C++ source; mp; MultiPV; FRC; supports PolyGlot opening books and Syzygy egtbs; Linux, Windows
2018/11/01 BagaturChess 1.5f Krasimir Topchiyski Sourceforge downloads SJCE* Kirill Kryukov JA builds UCI Java source; cross-platform; mp(64 threads max); supports Gaviota ebtbs; SJCE* indicates engine is one of many contained in the package
2018/11/01 Donna 4.1 Michael Dvorkin source UCI Go source; Linux, Mac, Win; support for Polyglot opening books
2018/11/01 Zeta 0.99k Srdja Matovic Tony Mokonen Norbert Raimund Leisner XB C++ source; Win; experimental engine that uses a GPU for calculations
2018/10/25 Weini 0.0.24 Vivien Clauzon XB*, UCI* C++ source; mp{20 threads max}; * – XB, UCI protocols are partially implemented; Linux, Win
2018/10/25 Zeta Dva 0306 Srdja Matovic Tony Mokonen Norbert Raimund Leisner Kirill Kryukov JA buildsJulien Marcel XB C source; Linux, Mac, Win
2018/10/18 Tucano 7.06 TCEC Alcides Schulz JA Linux builds Julien Marcel Mac very old build XB C source; mp(8+ threads max); Linux, Mac, Win; successor to Sedicla engine; also Enxadrista 1.0*,*an educational engine written in C# w/ Portuguese comments
2018/10/11 Scorpio 2.8.9 MCTS Daniel Shawul source + downloads SDChess Kirill Kryukov JA builds JA Linux builds Julien Marcel Mac builds XB C++ source; mp(32 threads max); Linux, Mac, Win; own endgame bitbases
2018/10/11 Tom Thumb 0.2 Tom Kalmijn Norbert Raimund Leisner UCI Scala source; cross-platform jar file
2018/10/04 Apollo 1.2.1 Stuart Nevans Locke UCI C++ source; Win
2018/10/04 Ares GB Charles Roberson XB, UCI Win; XB support is minimal
2018/10/04 CT800 1.32 Rasmus Althoff UCI C source; Linux, Win; NG-Play derivative
2018/10/04 Invictus r228 Edsel Apostol UCI C++ source; mp; Win; other engines: Twisted Logic, Hannibal
2018/10/04 ProDeo 2.9 Ed Schröder Ed Schröder XB, UCI mp (2 threads max); Win
2018/10/04 RubiChess 1.1 Andreas Matthies 1.1(Mac) by Dariusz UCI C++ source; supports Syzygy tablebases; Mac, Win
2018/09/27 Ceibo 0.4.1 Federico Rojo UCI Win
2018/09/27 ChessbrainVB 3.70 TCEC Roger Zuehlsdorf XB mp(64 threads max); supports Sygygy ebtbs; Win; LarsenVB derivative
2018/09/27 Gödel 4.4.5 Juan Manuel Vázquez JA Linux builds XB, UCI Linux, Win
2018/09/27 Wowl Chess 1.3.8 Eric Yip UCI C++ source; Linux, Win
2018/09/27 Xiphos 0.4 Milos Tatarevic unofficial build SDChess UCI C source; mp(64 cores max); Linux, Mac, Win
2018/09/14 Chenglite 1.1* Maksim Korzh 1.1TM (Win) SDChess UCI C source; Linux, Mac, Win; *official version has been reverted back to 1.0
2018/09/14 Ethereal 11.00 Andrew Grant SDChess UCI C source; mp; uses Syzygy egtbs; Linux, Mac, Win; successor to Chengine, which name was already taken
2018/09/14 Prophet 3 2018.08.11 James Swafford source Kirill Kryukov JA builds XB C++ source; Linux{JA only}, Win; successor to Galahad
2018/09/06 Embla 2.0.0 Folkert van Heusden source XB, UCI mp (INT_MAX threads); supports Polyglot opening books & Syzygy ebtbs; Linux, Mac, Win
2018/09/06 EnkoChess 29.08.18 Evgeniy Silchenko SDChess UCI own GUI; Win
2018/09/06 Safrad 2.2.40.360 David Safranek UCI Win
2018/08/30 Rofchade 1.0 Ronald Friederich UCI C++ source; mp; Mac, Win
2018/08/23 Dorky 4.8 Matt McKnight 4.8 XB Win; mp(8+ threads max); supports Nalimov egtbs
2018/08/23 Galjoen 0.39.2 Werner Taelemans SDChess *XB, UCI C++ source; FRC; MultiPV; own GUI; limit strength; uses Polyglot books; *XB – older version only Linux, Win
2018/08/10 Belofte 0.9.3 Yves De Billoëz 0.9.3 TP (XB) Tony Mokonen Norbert Raimund Leisner Julien Marcel Mac builds XB, UCI C source; Linux, Mac, Win
2018/08/10 Uralochka 1.1d Ivan Maklyakov 1.1d SDChess Norbert Raimund Leisner UCI Win
2018/08/03 The Baron 3.43 Richard Pijl alternate homepage Ed Schröder Wayback Machine XB, UCI mp(12 threads max); multiPV; supports Syzygy egtbs; learning; FRC; Linux, Win
2018/08/03 K2 0.91 Sergey Meus SDChess Julien Marcel Mac builds XB, UCI C++ source; Linux, Mac, Win
2018/08/03 Nemorino 5.00 Christian Günther XB, UCI mp(128 threads max); multiPV; supports FRC; supports Syzygy egtbs; Win64
2018/08/03 Pedone 1.8 Fabio Gobbato 1.8 G-Sei UCI mp(128 threads max); multiPV; limit strength; FRC; Linux, Win; supports Syzygy egtbs & Polyglot opening books; also a didactic engine named PedoneBase
2018/07/19 Chenard 2018.03.05 Don Cross Kirill Kryukov JA builds Julien Marcel Mac very old build XB C++ source is public domain; uses custom egtbs; Linux, Mac, Win; own GUI
2018/07/19 Coiled 0.6 Oscar Gavira 0.6 UCI Linux, Win
2018/07/19 Hedgehog 1.9 Eugene Kotlov 1.9 SDChess UCI Win
2018/07/19 Laser 1.6 Jeffrey An & Michael An SDChess UCI C++ source; mp(128 threads max); supports Syzygy ebtbs; Linux, Mac, Win
2018/07/19 LittleWing 0.5.0 Vincent Ollivier downloads Tony Mokonen XB Rust source; mp; Win
2018/07/19 Sabrina 3.1.27 Stefano Gemma G-Sei XB tournament mode; Linux, Mac, Win; formerly named Satana
2018/07/19 Topple 0.2.1 Vincent Tang UCI C++ source; Linux, Win
2018/07/12 Booot 6.3.1 Alex Morozov 6.3.1 SDChess Norbert Raimund Leisner UCI Pascal source (Russian language comments); mp(64 threads max); Win
2018/07/12 Xadreco 5.85.180710.005728 Ruben Carlo Benante Hermann Krause older versions Norbert Raimund LeisnerJulien Marcel Mac builds JA Linux builds XB C source (Portugese language comments) mp; Linux, Mac; old version supports UCI
2018/07/06 Nemeton 1.7 Stan Arts 1.7 Guenther Simon RWBC 1.41, 1.4 XB Pascal source; mp (4 threads max) Win
2018/06/28 Orion 0.5 David Carteau UCI Win64
2018/06/21 Betsabé II 1.84 fixed Juan Benitez, Dieter Steinwender, & Chrilly Donninger 1.84 fixed Kirill Kryukov JA builds JA Linux builds Julien Marcel Mac builds XB, UCI C source w/ Spanish comments & var names; Linux, Mac, Win; this is a MiniMAX derivative
2018/06/14 Drosophila 1.5.1 Gustaf Ullberg XB Linux, Win; successor to Pawned engine
2018/06/14 Dimitri 4.00 Luigino Viscione 1.36, 1.0, 0.73 Norbert Raimund Leisner XB Win; requires VB6 runtime
2018/06/14 Swordfight 2018.02.28 Łukasz Kożuchowski XB Clojure source; cross-platform jar file
2018/06/07 HoiChess 0.22.0 Holger Ruckdeschel latest downloads SDChess Jim Ablett JA Linux builds XB C++ source; mp(8+ threads max); Linux, Win; variant play
2018/06/07 Robocide 0.4 Daniel White Tony Mokonen UCI C source; FRC; Win
2018/05/31 Deuterium 2018.1.35.514 Ferdinand Mosca 2018.1.35.514 2018.1.35.514 UCI old versions were XB-only; Win; MultiPV; supports Polyglot books
2018/05/31 Fire 7.1 Norman Schmidt Kirill Kryukov JA builds JA Linux builds Julien Marcel Mac very old build UCI mp(64 threads max); multiPV; Linux, Mac, Win; Syzygy egtbs; original engine name was Firebird, renamed to Fire due to a trademark naming conflict
2018/05/24 Sayuri 2018.05.23 Ishibashi Hironori SDChess old MB build (Mac) UCI C++ source (Japanese comments); mp (up to 64 threads); Linux, Mac, Win
2018/05/24 Wchess 1.06 David Kittinger 1.06 Norbert Raimund Leisner UCI Win
2018/05/18 DanaSah 7.30 Pedro Castro 7.30 Kirill Kryukov JA builds JA Linux builds Julien Marcel Mac builds GitHub DanasahZ 0.4 XB, UCI C source (Spanish language comments); Limit strength; Linux, Mac, Win; FRC; supports Gaviota egtbs + Scorpio bitbases and ProDeo opening book
2018/05/04 Jonesy 1.0 Miguel Izquierdo XB Win
2018/05/04 Popochin 4.1 Miguel Izquierdo 3.2 XB Win
2018/04/19 Lozza 1.18 Colin Jenkins 1.18 source UCI JavaScript source; Win, requires Node.js to run stand-alone (not dependent on a browser)
2018/04/05 Detroid 0.9.0 Victor Csomor UCI Java source; mp(8+ threads max); supports Polyglot opening books & Gaviota egtbs; cross-platform jar file; own GUI; built-in static evaluation parameter tuning optimization
2018/04/05 Dorpsgek Eve’s Temptation Matthew Brades SDChess Tony Mokonen XB C source; Linux, Win
2018/04/05 Isa 2.0.64 Daniel Anulliero 2.0.64 XB Linux, Win
2018/03/30 Napoleon 1.8.0 Marco Pampaloni 1.8.0 TP Julien Marcel Mac builds Italian page alt downloads UCI C++ source; mp(8 threads max); Linux, Mac, Win
2018/03/30 Teki 2.0 Manik Charan UCI C++ source; FRC; mp; supports Syzygy EGTBs; Linux, Win; designed for weak play vs humans
2018/03/22 Abbess 2018.02.07 Robert Pope XB C++ source; Win
2018/03/22 Amoeba 2.8 Richard Delorme UCI D source; multiPV, Linux, Mac, Win
2018/03/22 Devel 2.0000 Per Skjerpe UCI multiPV; Win
2018/03/22 Shikamaru 0 Sarv Shakti Singh UCI Java source; mp; FRC; cross-platform jar file
2018/03/17 Feeks 2018.01.31 LM Folkert van Heusden 2018.01.31 LM UCI Python source; yet another engine from this author
2018/03/17 PyTuroChamp 2017.12.26 LM Martin C Doege 2017.12.26 LM XB, UCI Python3 source; cross-platform and Win; buggy; not a serious engine
2018/03/01 Skiull 0.4* Tony Soares UCI Linux, Win; *version 0.4 has a serious bug and latest version is reverted back to 0.3
2018/03/01 Trappist rev36 Antar Azri rev36 UCI C source; Linux, Win
2018/02/22 Cheese 1.9.2 Patrice Duhamel JA Linux builds XB, UCI multiPV; limit strength; FRC; Linux, Mac, Android, Win
2018/02/15 Supra 26.0 Pedro Mourão Correia UCI C++ source; Win
2018/02/10 Delocto 0.6.rev 7 Moritz Terink 0.6.rev 7 SDChess UCI C++ source; Linux, Win
2018/02/10 RapChess 18-02-01 Thibor Raven UCI Javascript source
2018/02/01 Butter 1.0 Akhil Velagapudi UCI C++ source; Win
2018/02/01 Karballo 1.8.rev45 Alberto Alonso Ruibal 1.8.rev45 Carballo SJCE* SourceForge Kirill Kryukov JA builds UCI Kotlin source; cross-platform; own GUI; supports Polyglot books; successor to Carballo engine; there is also a JavaScript version available; SJCE* indicates engine is one of many contained in the package
2018/02/01 SmarThink 1.98 Sergei Markoff SDChess blog (Russian) XB, UCI multiPV; supports Syzygy egtbs; Linux, Win; formerly commercial
2018/01/26 Atlas 3.91 Andrés Manzanares Campillo UCI multiPV; Linux, Win
2018/01/26 ChessV 2.1 Gregory Strong old site Norbert Raimund Leisner XB* C# source; own GUI; multiPV; variant play; Linux, Mac, Win; requires .NET or Mono framework; *requires own GUI to play against other XB engines
2018/01/26 Clever Girl rev 160 Seth Kasmann rev 160 UCI Win
2018/01/26 Shield 2.1 Luigi Ripamonti G-Sei UCI Win64
2018/01/17 Hactar 0.9.0 Jost Triller UCI Rust source; Linux, Win
2018/01/17 Shallow Blue 1.1.0 Rhys Rustad-Elliott UCI C++ source; Win
2018/01/17 Snowy 0.2 Jason Creighton UCI C++ source
2018/01/17 Soberango 0.12.0 Luis Babboni XB Win
2018/01/17 Waxman 2017 Ivan Bacigal XB Win