MagnumChess



Magnum Chess is a Universal Chess Interface chess engine written in Java.  Magnum currently plays in several computer chess leagues and tournaments. 
Magnum Chess supports many state of the art algorithms including:
  • Magic hashed bitboard move generation
  • Depth priority and replace always Ken Thompson style transposition table
  • Adaptive null move pruning
  • Heinz's AEL pruning
  • PVS/Negascout main search algorithm with quiescence search
  • Least valuable attacker/Most valued victim move ordering aided by a static exchange evaluator
Magnum Chess is open source and hosted on Google Code.  http://code.google.com/p/magnumchess/

Magnum Chess recently competed in the ChessWar XV division F.  This is Magnum Chess's first tournament.  Magnum scored 7.5/11 and placed 6th out of 80 competitors.  Due to this strong performance Magnum Chess will be playing in ChessWar XV division E starting in December 2009.  http://www.open-aurec.com/chesswar/
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