Monthly Archives: February 2011

Crafty

Another free, open-source computer chess engine is Crafty. This chess program is developed by Dr. Robert M. Hyatt. Nowadays in addition to him a small team of contributors is also constantly improving this strong chess engine. On the Crafty Chess … Continue reading

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Houdini

Another very strong chess engine is Houdini. The current version is widely considered to be the strongest chess engine available. As of December 17, 2010, Houdini 1.5 was ranked #1 on the leading IPON computer chess rating list, 50 Elo … Continue reading

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Stockfish

Stockfish is an open-source UCI chess engine that is available for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. There is also an iPhone/iPad app. It’s one of the strongest engines. It has an impressive rating of over 3200 ELO on most … Continue reading

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FIDE

Another interesting chess site is the site of the World Chess Federation, FIDE. You can find a lot of chess news on this site as well as the calendar of FIDE events. Other interesting parts of this site are the … Continue reading

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