Komodo 9 Chess Engine

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Komodo 9 Chess Engine


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Komodo 9 is the latest release of this prize-winning chess engine. Komodo 9 is an improvement over all previous Komodo versions and supports multi-core processors (32- and 64-bit) and endgame tablebases. BEFORE YOU PURCHASE: NOTE THAT KOMODO 9 FOR ANDROID REQUIRES A CHESS GUI (for recommendations, see below). THIS INSTALLER PROVIDES THE KOMODO ENGINE IN CHESSBASE & OPEN EXCHANGE FORMAT ONLY.
AFTER PURCHASING: Verify your license by running the installed app once before using Komodo.
Additional documentation is available at http://komodochess.com/Komodo_Play_Store_Instructions_9.html .
Komodo has won highly respected engine tournaments such as TCEC and CCT. On desktop computers, Komodo 9 is approximately +50 Elo stronger than Komodo 8 on one core according to the independent IPON test as well as our own internal testing, with the gain increasing with more cores, to about 60 Elo on 4 cores based on our own tests.
Komodo 9 is expected to obtain the top rating on the majority of the best-known chess engine rating lists. Previous versions of Komodo have won highly respected engine tournaments such as TCEC and CCT.
Key features of Komodo 9: - Evaluation developed by a Grandmaster - Multi-core support (up to 64 cores) - Syzygy endgame tablebase support
What's new in Komodo 9: - Evaluation improvements  - better assessment of mobility/activity  - improved handling of drawish positions  - improved understanding of attacks on the king - Improved search performance (much better time-to-depth) - Chess 960 (Fischer Random Chess) support (please note that, at this time, only one GUI ("Chess", see below) supports Chess960) - Persistent Hash: save and restore analysis - Over 100 other improvements throughout the software
Recommended chess GUIs include:• Chess for Android (free, https://www.google.com/url?q=https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.chess )• Chess PGN Master (commercial, trial available, https://www.google.com/url?q=https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.kalab.pgnviewer )• ChessBase Online (commercial, https://www.google.com/url?q=https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=chessbase.android.chessdb )• Analyze This (commercial, https://www.google.com/url?q=https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.pereira.analysis.paid )• Scid on the Go (free, https://www.google.com/url?q=https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.scid.android )• DroidFish Chess (free, https://www.google.com/url?q=https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.petero.droidfish )• Hawk Chess (commercial, trial available, https://www.google.com/url?q=https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.digitalhawk.chess.paid )• Chess (free, supports Chess960, http://www.google.com/url?q=https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=jwtc.android.chess )
For more information, please visit the Komodo Chess web site at http://www.komodochess.com/ .