Friday, August 11, 2017

Nirvanachess 2.4 Release

What is new in this release?

  •  Evaluation tweaks
    • Improved King Safety evaluation
    • More accurate values obtained from Hash
  • Speed ups
    • Use of template functions to improve speed
    • SEE bug fix to reduce overhead 
    • More aggressive LMR and LMP
  • Endgame knowledge
    •  Better evaluation during low pawn endings
  • Bug Fixes
    • Fix Pawn hash utilization bug
    • Fix IID bug that caused failure to find moves under certain circumstances
    • Fix bug during singular extension search
Overall strength gain ~45 elo after 3000 games against 2.3 at 60"+0.05"