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Here you can find specifications of different formats and protocols used by chess programs and particulary by Kvetka. It will be useful for chess programmers and other interested users.
Chess games description:
. Main format for representation of chess game data. It is supported by almost every chess software (
. Used by the software from
. Used by SCID chess program.
. Used by
. Supported by almost every chess software and by many chess cites (
. Kvetka's own format.
. Polyglot opening book format. Used by many chess engines (
opening book format.
Interaction between engine and GUI:
. The most popular protocol. Supported by many recent engines (
. The list of the most popular and the strongest UCI-engines.
List of options for Rybka 2.x
. For a long time this was one of the most famous and powerful engines (
List of options for Stockfish
. This is another one of the most powerful engines. Additionally it is free (available in
List of options for Critter
. This free engine competes with Stockfish for being more powerful.
List of options for Komodo
. According to some ratings it recently became the strongest engine (