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Little polish

Little polish is a program that plays Brazilian draughts (classics, 8x8 with international rules). Its main features are a powerful AI (using a fast, bitbase move generator, PVS, quiescent search, aspiration window search, a transposition table, and an end game DB), game analysis tools (a game tree viewer), and a small executable size.

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  •  02 Apr 2007 23:28

    Release Notes: This release features improved graphics, a full screen mode, square names on the board, and a game cancel button, and fixed a bug in the program exit procedure.

    •  05 Sep 2006 21:13

      Release Notes: This release adds an opening book, a new end game database generator and file format (please delete enddb*.bin files generated by earlier program versions), and better time to move management.

      •  27 Aug 2006 19:07

        Release Notes: This release adds a bigger end game database, and fixes a serious bug in the end game database generator.

        •  16 Aug 2006 13:43

          Release Notes: Time to move management was improved. Quiescent searching, aspiration window search, transposition table, and end game db (3 pieces, generated on program start only) were added. The fail soft alpha-beta with PVS (instead of classic alpha-beta) was improved.

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