The recent 4-part defence (part 1, part 2, part 3, and part 4) of the banned Rybka program, published by Chessbase and authored by Dr. Søren Riis, a computer scientist at Queen Mary University, has received a swift response from the Internationa... | Read More
In June 2010 Vasik Rajlich, the author of the strongest commercial chess software program - Rybka, was sensationally accused of plagiarizing code from other programs, especially Fruit.
The International Computer Games Association (ICGA) stripped ... | Read More
Some computer chess tournaments aim to determine the best chess program by running all the engines on the same hardware to create a level playing field.
The Open Dutch Computer Championships in Leiden, now in its 30th year, dispenses with such li... | Read More
Rybka has been the dominant force in computer chess for nearly five years, and despite some recent pretenders (possibly reverse-engineered clones), the "little fish" still sets the standard to beat.
The programmer, Vasik Rajlich has been tweaking... | Read More