Thursday, August 22, 2013

Nirvanachess 1.2


What is new in this release?

  • Strength Increase
    •  Over 200 elo stronger than Nirvanachess 1.1
  • Overall Faster
    • Minimally in the opening 1%-3%
    • Significantly in the ending 20%-50%
  • Hash
    • Entry size reduced from 32 to 16 bytes
  • Better Time Management
    •  Will now use more of its time on repeating controls
  • Endgame Evaluation
    • Has specific evaluation procedures for certain endgames.
    • No longer fails to mate in KNB vs K
    • No longer suffers from blind bishops
  • Evaluation Tweaks
    • Better handling of passed pawns
    • Small changes to pawn shelters
    • Added pawn storms
    • Better knowledge of good vs bad bishops
  • More Pruning
    • Reaches 20% deeper depth
  • Bug Fixes
    • Rooks on the 7th were sometimes not given bonuses
    • Bishops sometimes had their mobility incorrect evaluated
Download Link:
http://www.mediafire.com/download/pvwst8n69j9ztx4/Nirvanachess_1.2.rar

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