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I am using for testing Wasp, Engine-Configuration, Engine-Speed Release Status Current version by programmer(s), GitHub, Open Bench, Sim.-Report
Stockfish, dev., Net files
CFish (GitHub) ... (Stockfish in "C progr. language)
dev. often upd.
09/2020
Open Source  *1 *3 *4
Open Source *4
13 NN
12 NN
T. Romstad & M. Costalba & J. Kiiski & G. Linscott, et al.
work by Ronald de Man
Invictus (GitHub) 06/2021 Open Source *3 r382 Edsel Apostol
Minic (GitHub), Minic all (GitHub), Net files (GitHub) 06/2021 Open Source *4 3.08 NN Vivien Clauzon
Ethereal (GitHub), web 06/2021 Open Source 13.00 NN Andrew Grant, Alayan & Laldon
Fire (GitHub), web 06/2021 Open Source 8.NN.1 Norman Schmidt
GreKo
Igel (GitHub) ... (derived from GreKo 2018-01), RWBC
06/2021
04/2021
Open Source
Open Source *4
2021-06 / PSQ 1.1
3.0.5 NN
Vladimir Medvedev
work by
Volodymyr Shcherbyna
Arasan (GitHub), web, hwloc (*.dll v2.04 for NUMA) 05/2021 Open Source 22.3.0 Jon Dart
Berserk (GitHub) 05/2021 Open Source 4.2.0 Jay Honnold
Clover (GitHub) 05/2021 Open Source 2.3.1 Luca-Mihnea Metehau
Toga (GitHub) ... (derived from Fruit 2.1) 05/2021 Open Source *4 III 0.3.12 NN Dietrich Kappe
Tucano (GitHub), web, RWBC 05/2021 Open Source 9.13 Alcides Schulz
Counter 05/2021 Open Source 3.8 Vadim Chizhov
Bagatur (GitHub) JDK 16.0.1, JRE 1.8.0.291 05/2021 Open Source 2.2d JAVA Krasimir Topchiyski
TIP Slow Chess Blitz, dev. 05/2021 free *4 2.54 NN Jonathan Kreuzer
Komodo, Chessbase ... (in add. a Chessbase product)
& Dragon by Komodo
11/2020
05/2021
 *3, *2 v12.1.1
 *4
14.1
Dragon 2 NN
Don Daily & Larry Kaufmann & Mark Lefler &
Dmitry Pervov & Dietrich Kappe
Stash (GitLab), Stash (GitHub) 04/2021 Open Source 30.0 Morgan Houppin
Seer (GitHub) 04/2021 Open Source *4 2.0.1 NN Connor McMonigle
Cheng (GitHub), web 04/2021 Open Source 4.41 Martin Sedlak
Pedone 04/2021 free *4 3.1 NN Fabio Gobbato
RubiChess (GitHub), Net files (GitHub) 04/2021 Open Source *4 2.1 NN Andreas Matthies
Demolito (GitHub), current build 04/2021 Open Source 2021-04-03 Lucas Braesch
Gogobello 04/2021 free 3.0 Salvatore Giannotti
Booot, TalkCh. 76914, SDChess 03/2021 Open Source 6.5 Alex Morozov
Mr Bob (GitHub) 03/2021 Open Source 1.0.0 Vincent Yu
Scorpio (GitHub), Scorpio all (GitHub), web 03/2021 Open Source *4 3.0.12 NN Daniel Shawul
Amoeba (GitHub) 03/2021 Open Source 3.3 Richard Delorme
Halogen (GitHub) 03/2021 Open Source *4 10 NN Kieren Pearson
Leela Chess Zero (GitHub), web 02/2021 Open Source *3 *4 Lc0 0.27.0 NN Gian-Carlo Pascutto & Garry Linscott, et al.
ProDeo 02/2021 free 3.1 WB Ed Schröder
Weiss (GitHub) 02/2021 Open Source 1.3 Terje Kirstihagen
Nemorino (BitBucket), Nemorino all, Net files, RWBC 01/2021 Open Source *4 6.01 / 6.05 NN Christian Günther, v6.05 (Net_16) compiles by Günther Simon
Sting-SF, TalkCh. 76424 ... (derived from Stockfish 2.1.1) 01/2021 Open Source 27 work by Marek Kwiatkowski
  FCP Tourney-2021 Jan. 04th, 2021 - End of Mai 2021 01/2021      
Marvin (GitHub) 01/2021 Open Source *4 5.0.0 NN Martin Danielsson
Francesca 01/2021 free 0.30a WB Tom King
Wasp, Downloads 01/2021 free 4.50 John Stanback
K2 (GitHub), SDChess 01/2021 Open Source 0.99 Sergey Meus
Nirvanachess (Blog) 12/2020 free 2.5 Thomas Kolarik
Topple (GitHub) 12/2020 Open Source 0.8.0 Vincent Tang
Orion, Cerebrum (GitHub) 12/2020 free *4 0.8 NN David Carteau
Koivisto (GitHub), Eugenio Bruno (GitHub) 11/2020 Open Source 4.0 Kim Kåhre & Finn Eggers & Eugenio Bruno
FabChess (GitHub) 11/2020 Open Source 1.16 Fabian von der Warth
Combusken (GitHub) 10/2020 Open Source 1.4.0 Marcin Henryk Bartkowiak
Winter (GitHub) 10/2020 Open Source *4 0.9 NN Jonathan Rosenthal
Beef (GitHub) 09/2020 Open Source 0.3.6 Jonathan Tseng
Defenchess (GitHub), RWBC 09/2020 Open Source *1 2.3 dev Can Cetin & Dogac Eldenk, compiles by Günther Simon
Rodent, projects (GitHub), RWBC
OpenTal
09/2020
01/2018
Open Source
Open Source
IV 0.30
1.0 / 1.1
P. Koziol & P. Vazquez & B. C. März, compile by Günther Simon
Pawel Koziol
Cheese 08/2020 free 2.2 Patrice Duhamel
GullChess, Ed Schröder (3.0.1), SDChess
Lazy Gull (GitHub), OneDrive & Chess2u (fast compile 06/2016)
Gull Syzygy
(GitHub)

Roc (GitHub) ... (derived from GullChess 3.0)
01/2016
05/2016
07/2016
08/2020
Public Domain 3.0 / 3.0.1
3.0 Syzygy v0.4
3.1 Syzygy
TCEC 19
Vadim Demichev
work by Basil Falcinelli
work by Jose Mº Velasco
work by Tom Hyer
  FCP Tourney-2020 Jun. 26th, 2020 - Nov. 27th, 2020 06/2020      
Monolith (GitHub) 05/2020 Open Source 2.01 Jonas Mayr
pirarucu (GitHub) JDK 16.0.1 05/2020 Open Source 3.3.5 JAVA Raoni Campos
Asymptote (GitHub) 05/2020 Open Source 0.8 Maximilian Lupke
chess22k (GitHub) JDK 16.0.1 04/2020 Open Source 1.14 JAVA Sandor Maassen vd Brink
rofChade
PeSTO, vc_redist.x64.exe
04/2020
01/2020
free 2.3
2.210
Ronald Friederich
Gödel 02/2020 free 7.0 Juan Manuel Vazquez
Crafty (GitHub), web, Dropbox, TalkCh. 72970, RWBC 02/2020 Open Source 25.3 / 25.6 WB Dr. Robert M. (Bob) Hyatt, compiles by Mike Byrne
Schooner, download ... (temporary) 12/2019 free 2.2 Denis Sceviour
Fritz 17 / Ginkgo ... (Chessbase product) 12/2019 *6 Fritz 17 Frank Schneider
Xiphos (GitHub) 11/2019 Open Source 0.6 Milos Tatarevic
Vajolet2 (GitHub), Blog 11/2019 Open Source 2.8 Marco Belli
iCE 4.0 10/2019 free v853 Thomas Petzke
Deuterium, projects (GitHub) 09/2019 free v2019.2.37.73 Ferdinand Mosca
ChessBrainVB (GitHub) ... (based on LarsenVB) 09/2019 Open Source 3.74 TCEC Roger Zuehlsdorf
Andscacs, Downloads 03/2019 free 0.95 / 0.95-123 Daniel José Queraltó
Laser (GitHub) 02/2019 Open Source 1.7 Jeffrey An & Michael An
TheBaron, web 01/2019 free 3.44.1 Richard Pijl
Dirty 11/2018 free Cucumber WB Pradu Kannan & Fonzy Bluemers & Andres Valverde
Texel (GitHub), projects (GitHub), web, Dropbox 09/2018 Open Source 1.07 / 1.08 a13 Peter Österlund
SmarThink, SDChess ... (newer compiles) 02/2018 free *5 1.98 Sergei Markoff
Atlas 01/2018 free 3.91 Andrés Manzanares Campillo
Fizbo (GitHub), web 12/2017 Open Source 2 Youri Matiounine
Rybka
Fritz 15 / 16 ... (Chessbase product)
03/2011
11/2017
 *2 *6 4.1
Fritz 15 / 16
Vasik Rajlich
Senpai (GitHub), Senpai, Downloads 11/2017 Open Source 2.0 Fabien Letouzey
Chiron 01/2017 4 Ubaldo Andrea Farina
  FCP Rating-List final results (December 20th, 2016) 12/2016      
Bobcat (GitHub), TalkCh. 64418 11/2016 Open Source 8.0 Gunnar Harms
Shredder ... (in add. a Chessbase product) 10/2016 *3 13 Stefan Meyer-Kahlen & from 2006
Hannibal 08/2016 free *3 1.7 Edsel Apostol & Sam Hamilton
Hakkapeliitta (GitHub), dev. (GitHub) 04/2016 Open Source 3.0 / TCEC v2 Mikko Aarnos
Protector 10/2015 Open Source *3 1.9.0 Raimund Heid
Equinox, Ed Schröder 12/2014 free 3.30 Giancarlo Delli Colli
Gaviota 03/2014 free 1.0 Miguel A. Ballicora
Junior ... (in add. a Chessbase product) 10/2013 13.8.04 Amir Ban & Shay Bushinsky
Naum, Ed Schröder 10/2013 free 4.6 Aleksander Naumov
Hiarcs ... (in add. a Chessbase product) 08/2012 14 WCSC Mark Uniacke
Critter
OpenCritter
06/2012
10/2011
free *3
Open Source
1.6a
1.1.37
Richard Vida
Quazar, SDChess 02/2012 free 0.4 Dmitry Morozov
Spike 01/2011 free 1.4 Leiden Ralf Schäfer & Volker Böhm
Spark ... (web archive) 12/2010 free *3 1.0 Allard Siemelink
 

*1 = dev (development) version(s) available!
*2 = older versions of Rybka, Houdini & Komodo are freely available!
*3 = older interviews with programmer(s) by myself.
*4 = NN = (Neural Network)
*5 = older versions are commercial available!
*6 = Fritz versions are commercial Chessbase products!

Fritz 13 and versions before = Quest by Frans Morsch
Fritz 14 = Pandix by Gyula Horvath
Fritz 15 / 16 = Rybka by Vas Raylich
Fritz 17 = Ginkgo by Frank Schneider