Everyone likes a strong chess engine (but you still love our relatively easy chess game, right?). Anyway, the best chess software does give the best game analysis. It is logical, Captain. If this analysis is performed by a FREE chess engine then so much the better. Well, fortunately, a near unbeatable chess engine is available for free - Stockfish 8. It has been a consistent … [Read more...]
Chess Engine Tests
A selection of chess engine tests, computer vs computer and vs testing software. Stockfish, Komodo, Houdini, Rybka, Gull. Plain English chess software tests.
Rybka 3 vs Firebird 1.2 (Long Time Controls) Anyone who follows computer chess will know that Rybka 3 has been the top computer chess program for a long time now. Yet Rybka is not without faults in its playing style and move selection. In short, it remains beatable. What is less well known by the general chess playing public is that many months ago another program was … [Read more...]