Features of the chess applet


  • Array board coding
  • Alfa beta pruning
  • Captures and promotions quiescence
  • A simple opening book
  • Written in Java
The chess piece set used is designed by Eric De Mund / CC BY-SA 3.0


History


01-03-2010

Fixed 2 bugs about the graphical interface:
- on promotion with capture the captured piece was not removed from the board
- playing with the black captured pieces were drawed always like playing with white

08-20-2009

- Bug fixed in the evaluation of any chess mate positions
- Speed improved

06-29-2009

- Modified the Beginner level. Now the computer make expressly mistakes to facilitate the player
- At Easy level (2 ply) and Moderate level (4 ply) in the final of the game the computer increase the search deep at 6 ply

03-28-2009

- Added Beginner level of difficulty

02-28-2009

- Added 5 new wild games variant

02-24-2009

- Added the recognition of draws for insufficient material to mate

02-22-2009

- Now can play Chess960 games (or Random Fischer) but without castle

02-14-2009

- Added a simple opening book