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mcostalba
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Stockfish 1.6

Post by mcostalba » Wed Dec 23, 2009 5:52 pm

Hi all,

here below is the link to the sources+Windows and Linux binaries (courtesy of the wonderful Jim Ablett) of Stockfish 1.6

http://www.mediafire.com/?ij3oonzkmzh

Diff stat from 1.5.1 is:

33 files changed, 1972 insertions(+), 1742 deletions(-)

So this is the first release where there is a net increment of lines of code, we hope they are worth some ELO points more ;-)

Many changes, especially in the search and a lot of small stuff scattered around the sources that now have, at last, reached a good code style quality (at least for our taste).

As usual many thanks to all the people that have contributed privately or here on the forum to bug fixes and patches.

Tord has been out of this release cycle due to his personal activities, but we all hope that in the future he will find time to enjoy again this computer chess passion.



Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Marco Costalba, Joona Kiiski

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Re: Stockfish 1.6

Post by Graham Banks » Wed Dec 23, 2009 6:13 pm

Thanks Marco and Joona. Enjoy your Christmas/New Year. :)
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Re: Stockfish 1.6

Post by Dr.Wael Deeb » Wed Dec 23, 2009 6:32 pm

Thanks for this release :D
Dr.D
_No one can hit as hard as life.But it ain’t about how hard you can hit.It’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward.How much you can take and keep moving forward….

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Re: Stockfish 1.6

Post by alpha123 » Wed Dec 23, 2009 6:47 pm

Thanks very much for the new release! Stockfish definitely one of my favorite engines.

Peter

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Re: Stockfish 1.6

Post by swami » Wed Dec 23, 2009 6:55 pm

alpha123 wrote:Thanks very much for the new release! Stockfish definitely one of my favorite engines.

Peter
It's very dynamic. Constantly keeps changing moves which is an excellent thing. Searches through several different moves for a while and arrives at the one it thinks is the best of them all.
mcostalba wrote:33 files changed, 1972 insertions(+), 1742 deletions(-)
I liked this information.

Thanks for the update Marco, Tord and Joona.

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Re: Stockfish 1.6

Post by Aser Huerga » Wed Dec 23, 2009 6:58 pm

A fantastic Christmas gift, thanks!

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Re: Stockfish 1.6

Post by jpqy » Wed Dec 23, 2009 7:42 pm

Always nice to see a new Stockfish..Thanks to all.. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year...Hmm many testings to do..need more cpu time!

JP.

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Re: Stockfish 1.6

Post by beachknight » Wed Dec 23, 2009 8:19 pm

Thanks for this new release.

Best,
hi, merhaba, hallo HT

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Re: Stockfish 1.6

Post by Howard E » Wed Dec 23, 2009 8:26 pm

Thanks for this strong and exciting engine. I very much enjoy reading all the posts by all the members of this team. Even the posts on the technical/programmer forum, though as a non programmer I do not understand much of what is said. Always followed the play style of the early glaurungs and enjoyed its wild, speculative pawn play in the middle game.

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Re: Stockfish 1.6

Post by Frank Quisinsky » Wed Dec 23, 2009 9:23 pm

Hello,

thanks for the new version of Stockfish.

With AnMon, Shredder is Glaurung / Stockfish, Spark. forget Sjeng, Zarkov ... so many other engines my favorites. I am really happy and wish the Stockfish team, members of TalkChess Merry Christmas.

Best
Frank
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