Combusken is a UCI-compliant open source chess engine using Alpha-beta algorithm.
The software saw its first release in 2020.
Combusken is free and open source software.
- Plain Magic Bitboards
- Lazy SMP.
- Iterative Deepening.
- Aspiration Windows.
- Transposition Table.
- Check Extensions.
- Castling Extension.
- Singular Extensions.
- Late Move Reductions.
- Null Move Pruning.
- Futility Pruning.
- Reverse Futility Pruning.
- Late Move Pruning.
- Static Exchange Evaluation Pruning.
- Move Ordering:
- Hash Move.
- Internal Iterative Deepening.
- Static Exchange Evaluation.
- Killer Heuristic.
- History Heuristic.
- Countermove Heuristic.
- Follow Up History.
- Tapered Eval.
- Bishop Pair.
- Piece-Square Tables.
- Rook on (Half) Open File.
- Pawn-King Hash Table.
- Pawn Structure:
- Passed Pawn.
- Isolated Pawn.
- Doubled Pawn.
- Backward Pawn.
- Connected Pawns.
- King Safety:
- Pawn Shield.
- Pawn Storm.
- Attacking King Zone.
- Hanging Pieces.
- Automated Tuning using Gradient Descent.
Developer: Marcin Henryk Bartkowiak
License: GNU General Public License v3.0
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