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  • 2017.08.15 - Dimitri 3.61

      Dimitri 3.61 Zip file - Download
      The zip file contains engine with book and config file, The WB2UCI files (DimitriUCI.exe), new logo for Winboard, Arena and Fritz GUI.

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      Dimitri is a Visual Basic 6 application, requires VB6 Runtime installed on your system to work.
      (on Windows 8/8.1/10 Dimitri did not even issue without runtime installed, but this is can not be a guarantee for your computer)

    • Thanks to Salvatore Giannotti, author of Gogobello for technical suggestions to improve Dimitri
    • 32Bit Chess Engine (not own gui)
    • Chess Engine Communication Protocol (WinBoard)
    • About 2280 ELO on FCCG 180+3 Rating and 2400 ELO on Italian G-SEI rating list
    • 10 progressive difficulty levels
    • The Opening Book is simple text file, You can edit it by using windows notepad or other text editor
    • New evaluation functions (threats, center control, opening and endgame phase, pieces position bonus, king safety)
    • Improved search (iterative deepening, qsearch, null move, futility pruning, lmr...)
    • Play style becomes little aggressive than previous versions
    • Add Style Options : Balanced, Defensive and Aggressive
    • Add Hash Table Size option (only from ini file - min 32mb max 256mb)
    • Add WinBoard 'Feature Option' (Chess Com. Protocol 2.1) so, you can now configure DimitriWBE directly in GUI or use the config file.
    • If Dimitri records a drastic change in loss score and the Resign value is true, he retires

      You can use Winboard 4.8 , Arena GUI or Ubisoft Chessmaster to play with Dimitri

      Dimitri Works also in Fritz, Acquarium, Chessbase, ChessPartner or Chess Assistant through WB2UCI adapter (included like DimitriUCI.exe).

      Thanks to :
      All G-SEI Group (Gruppo Scacchi E Informatica) an Italian group of people dedicated to chess programming (
      Norbert Raimund Leisner for Help with Dimitri test and for advice, also to the Computer-Chess Wiki (
      David Dahlem for the frist and historic Dimitri logo official used up to version 3.01.
      You can find many logos and artworks by Norbert Raimund Leisner, Graham Banks, David Dahlem here

      Please note : Now name is Dimitri and no longer DimitriWBE!

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