Key Details of Komodo 9 Chess Engine

  • Komodo 9 is the latest release of this prize-winning chess engine.
  • Last updated on June 6, 2024
  • There have been 7 updates
  • Virus scan status:

    Clean (it's extremely likely that this software program is clean)


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Komodo 9 Chess Engine 0/4

Developer's Description

Komodo 9 is the latest release of this prize-winning chess engine.

Komodo 9 is the latest release of this prize-winning chess engine. Komodo 9 is an improvement over all previous Komodo versions and supports multi-core processors (32- and 64-bit) and endgame tablebases.BEFORE YOU PURCHASE: NOTE THAT KOMODO 9 FOR ANDROID REQUIRES A CHESS GUI (for recommendations, see below).

THIS INSTALLER PROVIDES THE KOMODO ENGINE IN CHESSBASE & OPEN EXCHANGE FORMAT ONLY.AFTER PURCHASING: Verify your license by running the installed app once before using Komodo.

Additional documentation is available at http://komodochess.com/Komodo_Play_Store_Instructions_9.html .Komodo has won highly respected engine tournaments such as TCEC and CCT. On desktop computers, Komodo 9 is approximately +50 Elo stronger than Komodo 8 on one core according to the independent IPON test as well as our own internal testing, with the gain increasing with more cores, to about 60 Elo on 4 cores based on our own tests.

Komodo 9 is expected to obtain the top rating on the majority of the best-known chess engine rating lists. Previous versions of Komodo have won highly respected engine tournaments such as TCEC and CCT.

Key features of Komodo 9:

- Evaluation developed by a Grandmaster

- Multi-core support (up to 64 cores)

- Syzygy endgame tablebase support

What's new in Komodo 9:

- Evaluation improvements

- better assessment of mobility/activity

- improved handling of drawish positions

- improved understanding of attacks on the king

- Improved search performance (much better time-to-depth)

- Chess 960 (Fischer Random Chess) support (please note that, at this time, only one GUI ("Chess", see below) supports Chess960)

- Persistent Hash: save and restore analysis

- Over 100 other improvements throughout the software

Recommended chess GUIs include:

Chess for Android (free, https://www.google.com/url?q=https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.chess )

Chess PGN Master (commercial, trial available, https://www.google.com/url?q=https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.kalab.pgnviewer )

ChessBase Online (commercial, https://www.google.com/url?q=https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=chessbase.android.chessdb )

Analyze This (commercial, https://www.google.com/url?q=https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.pereira.analysis.paid )

Scid on the Go (free, https://www.google.com/url?q=https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.scid.android )

DroidFish Chess (free, https://www.google.com/url?q=https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.petero.droidfish )

Hawk Chess (commercial, trial available, https://www.google.com/url?q=https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.digitalhawk.chess.paid )

Chess (free, supports Chess960, http://www.google.com/url?q=https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=jwtc.android.chess )

For more information, please visit the Komodo Chess web site at http://www.komodochess.com/ .



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Full Specifications

GENERAL
Release
June 4, 2019
Latest update
June 6, 2024
Version
1.6
OPERATING SYSTEMS
Platform
Android
Operating System
Android 9.0
POPULARITY
Total Downloads
33
Downloads Last Week
3

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