Imagination is more important than knowledge.
--  Albert Einstein

About Company

Started in 1980, retired in 2004 REBEL was baptized into ProDeo, latin for gratis according to Dutch tradition.

Version history

   ProDeo 1.8 series

 

 

    ProDeo 1.7 series

 

 

    Older versions

 

 

 

 

ProDeo (version 1.82)  approximately 2700 ELO - Size 4 Mb

Download ProDeo 1.82
  

After the download open the archive and extract the folder ProDeo 1.82 to your harddisk.

 

To run ProDeo you will need to announce the engine first.

 

Under Chessbase this means: Engine -> New UCI engine -> Browse -> RebelUCI.exe

Under ChessPartner do: Extra -> Engine Import Wizard -> Winboard -> Install -> ProDeo.exe

Under ARENA do: Engines -> New Engine -> UCI -> RebelUCI.exe

 

ARENA is freeware and can be downloaded here.

 


 

Release Notes 1.82

December 18, 2012

 

Several endgame evaluation tweaks plus a more aggressive playing style without losing strength.

After 100,000+ bullet (very fast) games a final test (400 games) at a time control of 40/4

confirmed an estimated elo gain of 20-30 with a LOS of 97.0%

 

 

 ProDeo 1.82 (TEST) vs ProDeo 1.81 (MAIN) 18-12-2012  using [TIME 40/4]

 

 [Personality = ProDeo.eng]      * ProDeo 1.82 (beta-3)

 

 Using SET1.PGN - SET8.PGN in 8 threads

 

   # ENGINE   : RATING     POINTS   PLAYED  (%)
   1 Test4    : 2534.1      31.0      52   59.6%
   2 Test7    : 2530.0      31.0      53   58.5%
   3 Test8    : 2525.2      28.0      49   57.1%
   4 Test5    : 2517.6      27.5      50   55.0%
   5 Main1    : 2514.6      26.0      48   54.2%
   6 Test2    : 2513.0      29.0      54   53.7%
   7 Main3    : 2507.5      24.5      47   52.1%
   8 Main6    : 2503.7      24.5      48   51.0%
   9 Test6    : 2496.3      23.5      48   49.0%
  10 Test3    : 2492.5      22.5      47   47.9%
  11 Main2    : 2487.0      25.0      54   46.3%
  12 Test1    : 2485.4      22.0      48   45.8%
  13 Main5    : 2482.4      22.5      50   45.0%
  14 Main8    : 2474.8      21.0      49   42.9%
  15 Main7    : 2470.0      22.0      53   41.5%
  16 Main4    : 2465.9      21.0      52   40.4%

 

 Engine TEST vs Engine MAIN (elo 2500) estimated TPR 2523 (+23)
 124-181-96 (401) match score 214.5 - 186.5 (53.5%)
 Won-loss 124-96 = +28 (401 games) draws 45.1%
 LOS = 97.0%  Elo Error Margin +27 -27

 

 Time Stats

 Test  48:52:24 (271.629M nodes) NPS = 1.544K
 Main  48:55:47 (270.264M nodes) NPS = 1.534K

 

 Depth Stats       MIDG   END0   END1   END2
 Test             12.97  13.37  14.48  18.68
 Main             12.97  13.43  14.56  18.58

                            Generated with MATCH 1.4

 

 


Credits

 

 Chess program  Ed Schröder
 Opening Book  Jeroen Noomen
 Winboard support  Lex Loep
 UCI Interface  Odd Gunnar Malin
 Beta tester  Thorsten Czub

 

 

Programmer code (ideas taken from external sources)

 

 ProDeo 1.6  Fruit 2.1  eval.cpp line 1023  Penalty for caught bishops on the 6th row.
 ProDeo 1.6  Fruit 2.1  eval.cpp line 1063  Free rook in case of lost castling rights.
       
 ProDeo 1.8  Stockfish 2.11  evaluate.cpp line 192

 Added the principle of safe_queen_checks to

 King Safety.

 

 

 

Copyright ® 2011 Ed Schröder