Firebird Ivanhoe vs Rybka


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Thibault de Vassal    (2010-03-20)
Firebird, Ivanhoe vs. Rybka

Of course, since the free open source chess engine Ippolit is available, clones have appeared, starting with RobboLito & Igorrit, now Ivanhoe & Firebird, and some may be even stronger...

It seems that we still do not have any clue to know if Ippolit is itself a clone of Rybka or not, anyway it would interesting to compare these new engines.

Does anyone have any informations, tournament results or something for these new engines?

Peter Marriott    (2010-04-13 21:56:25)
Firebird, Ivanhoe vs. Rybka

All I know is that Firebird is dang strong. When I did a match of FireBird vs. Rybka 3 the results were 36/50 for FireBird.

Thibault de Vassal    (2010-04-14 16:22:00)
Firebird, Ivanhoe vs. Rybka

There are several articles that are worth to read on Firebird & the other chess engines from the Ippolit series, also on the history of chess engines from Fritz, Shredder, Hiarcs & Junior to Stockfish and programmers/clones issues, particularly at Chessvibes & ChessNinja :

Chess engine controversy

New fish in town

Garvin Gray    (2010-04-14 16:54:56)
Firebird, Ivanhoe vs. Rybka

How does one get these other engines?

Thibault de Vassal    (2010-04-14 18:23:11)
Firebird, Ivanhoe vs. Rybka

Most are available there:

RobboLito & Firebird there: