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Critter 0.90

  • Release Date: December 2010
    Submitted By: rybka3dynamic
    Submitted On: 12/21/10, 9:11 AM
    Category: Playing & Engines
    Publisher: Richard Vida
    OS: win XP/Vista/7(32 bit)
    License: Free
    Filename: Critter_090_32bit.exe
    File Size: 289KB
    Downloads: 2391
  • 2 votes: ++++-

Description



- support for hash sizes up to 8 GB
- new executable utilizing SSE4 POPCNT instruction
- fixed behavior under Aquarium GUI, it can now play normal chess (previous version was always stuck in chess960 mode)
- decreased some bonuses related to pawn structure
- revised "bad trade" evaluation - now it is more willing to go into exchange sacrifices
- LMR in pv nodes

- (+70 elo) to previous version.

3 Critter 0.90 64-bit 4CPU 3233  +29  −28  63.1%  −88.1  39.6%  402
  Critter 0.80 64-bit 4CPU   3169 
+20 
−20 
60.5% −70.6 40.6% 799

LINK- (http://computerchess.org.uk/ccrl/404.live/)

Reviews


  • by TomBarrister

    Rating:++++-

    Critter is about on a par with Stockfish, a bit lower than Houdini 1.5.

  • by unikum

    Rating:++++-

    How good is Critter compare to Stockfish and Houdini?

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