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Smallpotato

Chess engine. Works with Xboard/Winboard and any interface that talks that protocol

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Small Potato - xboard/winboard compatible chess engine

A chess engine, like Crafty or gnuchess or Fruit, but much weaker. It would probable rate around 2100 on five-minute games.

Book (for versions 0.6.900 and up):

Old Windows binaries: http://organicrobot.com/smallpotato/smallpotato061.zip
Old book (versions up to 0.6.1): http://organicrobot.com/smallpotato/book32-0.6.1.zip or http://organicrobot.com/smallpotato/book32-0.6.1.opn.bz2

Uncompress the book and put in the same directory as the binary.

To run using xboard as a frontend, use
xboard -fcp smallpotato
To run it through WinBoard, you will need to add something like the following to your winboard.ini:
/fcp smallpotato /fd "full\path\to\smallpotato\directory"
/scp smallpotato /sd "full\path\to\smallpotato\directory"

Change engine settings by editing sp.rc

For the chess-engine enthusiast, it implements:

More information on the README

30/01/2014 - 0.7.0

25/09/2003 - 0.6.1

17/09/2002 - 0.6.0

18/08/2002 - 0.5.1

03/08/2002 - 0.5.0

17/07/2002 - 0.4.0

11/04/2002 - 0.3.3

03/04/2002 - 0.3.2

08/03/2002 - 0.3.1

26/02/2002 - 0.3.0

07/11/2001 - 0.2.4

20/10/2001 - 0.2.3

13/10/2001 - 0.2.2

09/10/2001 - 0.2.1

03/10/2001 - 0.2.0

01/10/2001 - 0.1.5

01/10/2001 - 0.1.4

16/04/2001 - 0.1.3

14/03/2001 - 0.1.2

14/02/2001 - 0.1.1

25/12/2000 - 0.1.0

Comments, code, bugreports and patches are welcome.

Copyright (C) 2000 Alejandro Dubrovsky

Small Potato is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; version 2 of the License.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307 USA