This version has been released 19th December 2005
*** WHAT IS NEROWB 6.1? (FOR BEGINNER) ***
NeroWB is a small simple chess playing engine for WinBoard platform.
It's playing strenght isn't very high. If you want to use this program
you'll need WinBoard program first.
*** FEATURES OF NEROWB 6.1 (FOR THOSE ALREADY FAMILIAR WITH WINBOARD) ***
-Only meant for playing games of chess against humans / other engines
-Opening book (built in the exe-file)
-Recognizes draws (insufficient material, 3 rep, 50 moves rule)
-Not able to setup position
-Analysis not supported
*** WHAT'S NEW? (FOR THOSE ALREADY FAMILIAR WITH OLDER VERSIONS) ***
Some changes in extensions has been made. Version 6.1 should also be
more aware of opponent's tries to make a draw by 3 repetitions, when
Nero is winning a game.
Now Nero resigns in (really) hopeless situations.
19th December some changes in evaluation.
*** HOW TO ADD NEROWB 6.1 TO YOUR WINBOARD ***
It's easy to add NeroWB engine to WinBoard. There is only one file
nerowb61.exe you'll need. It doesn't need any kind of setup before using it.
Put nerowb61.exe to a folder, for example c:\chess\nerowb61\
and add following two lines to your list of ChessProgramNames near the end of
the file winboard.ini:
Under firstChessProgramNames add line:
Under secondChessProgramNames add line:
And then you can choose nerowb61 from Winboard Startup dialog box.
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