CCT4 is a giant computer chess event with 46 participating chess programs who compete online against each
other during 2 weekends. Missing top chess programs are CHESS TIGER and REBEL nevertheless it remains a
strong field. After the first weekend Gandalf 5.0 is doing very well scoring 4.5 out of 6 while facing
multiple processor entries. Full info at the CCT4 page.
December 2001: Gandalf 4.32h entered the SSDF computer rating list with a rating of
2653 on a 1200 Mhz PC! The expectations for version 5.0 now are very high!
February 2001: GANDALF 4.32h shares the second place in the strong
10th International Computer Chess Championshion
in Paderborn Germany. Gandalf scored 7 out of 9 points in this strong field of computers. The first
sign a new star is born.
Gandalf 5.0 is released in the latest Rebel Interface.
Also included is the latest version of ERT (Engine Research Tool) to play automatic computer-computer matches.
ERT is compatible with every Rebel native chess engine (currently Chess Tiger and Gandalf) and over 100 freely
downloadable Winboard chess engines available on the Internet, see our special Winboard page.
ERT is popular among chess programmers world-wide because they use ERT to improve their chess program as ERT is the
program that has the Winboard protocol implemented best.
Perfect end-game chess knowledge. Gandalf 5.0 comes with 500 Mb table base data. During installation you are
prompted to install the table bases or not. The table bases contain all the 3 and 4 piece end-games and the most
important 5 pieces end-game databases. For more info see our perfect end-game chess knowledge
Gandalf 5.0 is ready to play automatic games over the Internet via the most known chess servers where 10 thousands
of people all over the world are playing chess against each other. The most known chess servers, such as
ICC and FICS are pre-defined in Gandalf 5.0 and one mouse click is enough to
connect and start playing.
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