Projects / Crafty


Crafty is a state-of-the-art computer chess program. It is full-featured, plays a good game of chess, and source code is freely available.


Recent releases

  •  04 May 2007 18:16

    Release Notes: Many changes since the last update.

    •  26 Oct 2002 00:04

      Release Notes: There have been changes to the outside passed pawn and outside candidate pawn code to more correctly recognize when one side has a simple endgame position that is easy to win. Futility pruning and razoring has been added.

      •  13 Oct 2002 08:45

        Release Notes: In this release, there has been a significant change to the search extension limits, a minor tweak to reduce the time limit by 1/4 for ponder=off games was made, a fix to correctly realize that KR[BN] vs KRR is a draw for the KRR side if it doesn't have at least a pawn left was made, and other minor fixes and improvements have also been made.

        •  03 Jun 2002 19:12

          Release Notes: A change in endgame draw recognition to handle the case where one side appears to be in a lost ending but is stalemated, and a minor evaluation change to notice that K+B+right RP vs K+B is not necessarily won if the weaker side has a bishop of the right color.

          •  30 Mar 2001 06:01

            Release Notes: A fix to book-learning to make it much more aggressive.

            Recent comments

            20 Dec 2001 08:34 kunnk

            This is definately strongest chess engine for *nix.


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