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Pedone is an UCI chess engine written in C in development since 2013. It has been developed with particular care in code and data structure optimizations.

In this site you can find different releases of my engine, and a didactic engine.

The package includes Pedone executables for Windows, Android and Linux.

Latest release

25/04/2021 Pedone_3.1.7z

10/05/2015 pedonebook.7z

Technical details

- Neural network evaluation

- Board representation QuadBitBoard

- Magic BitBoard

- Multithreaded search

- PV search

- Quiescence search with captures, promotions and checks

- Transposition Table

- Iterative deepening

- Internal iterative deepening

- Aspiration window

- Search extensions and reductions

- Singular extension

- Late move pruning

- Futility and Null Move pruning

- Delta pruning

- SEE

- History

- Killer moves

- Countermove Heuristic

- Skill levels

- MultiPV

- Chess960

- Syzygy egtb support

- Polyglot book support

Old releases

Pedone_3.0.7z

Pedone_2.1.zip

Pedone_2.0.zip

Pedone_1.9.zip

OldReleases.7z