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Chess opening book (computers)

Index Chess opening book (computers)

Opening book is often used to describe the database of chess openings given to computer chess programs (and related games, such as computer shogi). [1]

17 relations: Chess endgame literature, Chess engine, Chess opening, Chess opening book, ChessBase, Computer chess, Computer shogi, Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings, Endgame tablebase, Irregular chess opening, List of chess books, Modern Chess Openings, Peter R. Jennings, Shogi opening, Universal Chess Interface, World Computer Chess Championship, XBoard.

Chess endgame literature

Chess endgame literature refers to books and magazines about chess endgames.

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Chess engine

In computer chess, a chess engine is a computer program that analyses chess or chess variant positions and makes decisions on the best chess moves.

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Chess opening

A chess opening or simply an opening refers to the initial moves of a chess game.

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Chess opening book

A chess opening book is a book on chess openings.

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ChessBase GmbH is a German company that markets chess software, maintains a chess news site, and operates servers for online chess.

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Computer chess

Computer chess is a game of computer architecture encompassing hardware and software capable of playing chess autonomously without human guidance.

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Computer shogi

Computer shogi is a field of artificial intelligence concerned with the creation of computer programs which can play shogi.

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Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings

The Encyclopedia of Chess Openings is a classification system for the opening moves in chess.

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Endgame tablebase

An endgame tablebase is a computerized database that contains precalculated exhaustive analysis of chess endgame positions.

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Irregular chess opening

In chess, irregular opening is a traditional term for any opening considered unusual or unorthodox.

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List of chess books

This is a list of chess books that are used as references in articles related to chess.

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Modern Chess Openings

Modern Chess Openings (usually called) is an important reference book on chess openings, first published in 1911 by the British players Richard Clewin Griffith (1872–1955) and John Herbert White (1880–1920).

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Peter R. Jennings

Peter R. Jennings is a Canadian physicist, scientist, inventor, software developer, computer chess programmer, and entrepreneur.

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Shogi opening

A shogi opening (戦法) is the sequence of initial moves of a shogi game before the middle game.

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Universal Chess Interface

A Universal Chess Interface (UCI) is an open communication protocol that enables chess engines to communicate with user interfaces.

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World Computer Chess Championship

World Computer Chess Championship (WCCC) is an annual event where computer chess engines compete against each other.

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XBoard is a graphical chessboard for the X Window System.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chess_opening_book_(computers)

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