Released Deuterium v11.02.29.107. Could be 20 to 40 elo more over previous v11.01.28.159 based from personal test.
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Version 11.02.29.107 1. Bug fixes on time control setting when game is started from setboard command 2. Tune search reductions and evaluation 3. Added lazy eval 4. Added delta prunning in qsearch 5. Added bad move history heuristics 6. Modify good move history heuristics 7. Added support for winboard nps command 8. Disable kibitz option in .ini file, from now on have to rely on winboard GUI
Also an update on Bihasa v2.1 for capablanca/gothic variants.
This will fix a bug in the bihasa.ini file where new values set by the user
For those interested in xiangqi or chinese chess, you can also find Makulit v1.0. A lot of things in the search as well as in the evaluation are
still to be done, not even mentioning the complicated rules, well I just learned to play the game . The engine is able to play now without being flagged by winboard of illegal rules.
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Makulit v1.0 Xiangqi or chinese chess Readme December 15, 2011 A. Introduction Makulit is a winboard engine that can only play xiangqi or chinese chess. The code is based on Deuterium normal chess engine. Makulit is a Filipino word meaning persistent. You need to use winboard GUI when playing for convenience. Chinese chess rules can be found here http://www.clubxiangqi.com/rules/asiarule.htm. B. Acknowledgement Thanks to Tom Kerrigan for his work on TSCP, also to H.G. Muller for the development of winboard Gui which supports xiangqi. Makulit development relies heavily on the adjudication of this GUI, here http://home.hccnet.nl/h.g.muller/XQwinboard.html