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Author: joergoster
Date: Tue Jun 26 08:55:35 2018 +0200
Timestamp: 1529996135

Simplify KingProtector penalty.

Recent tuning results implied this penalty is more important for knights
and bishops, and almost negligible for rooks and queen.

Passed as simplification both
STC
LLR: 2.95 (-2.94,2.94) [-3.00,1.00]
Total: 20873 W: 4592 L: 4469 D: 11812 Elo +2.05
http://tests.stockfishchess.org/tests/view/5b2fb4d00ebc5902b2e57e84

and LTC
LLR: 2.95 (-2.94,2.94) [-3.00,1.00]
Total: 46069 W: 7949 L: 7870 D: 30250 Elo +0.60
http://tests.stockfishchess.org/tests/view/5b2fcc4b0ebc5902b2e580c5

Closes https://github.com/official-stockfish/Stockfish/pull/1660

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Author: Alain SAVARD
Date: Tue Jun 26 08:16:37 2018 +0200
Timestamp: 1529993797

Simplify HinderPassedPawn bonus

Make sure each piece is not scored more than once as a passed pawn "hinderer",
by scoring only the blockers along the passed pawn path. Inspired by TCEC Game 29.

Passed STC as a simplification
http://tests.stockfishchess.org/tests/view/5b3016d00ebc5902b2e58552
LLR: 2.95 (-2.94,2.94) [-3.00,1.00]
Total: 75388 W: 16656 L: 16641 D: 42091 Elo +0.07

Passed LTC as a simplification
http://tests.stockfishchess.org/tests/view/5b302ed90ebc5902b2e587fc
LLR: 2.95 (-2.94,2.94) [-3.00,1.00]
Total: 49157 W: 8460 L: 8386 D: 32311 Elo +0.52

Current master was also counting the number of attacks along a passed pawn path,
which might be misleading:

a) a defender might be counted many times for the same pawn path. For example a
White rook on a1 attacking a black pawn on a7 would score the bonus * 6 but
would be probably better placed on a8

b) a defender might be counted on different pawn paths and might be overloaded. For
example a Ke4 or Qe4 against pawns on d6 and f6 would score the bonus * 6.

Counting each blocker or attacker only once is more complicated, and does not help
either: http://tests.stockfishchess.org/tests/view/5b2ff1cb0ebc5902b2e582b2

After this small simplification, there might be ways to increase the HinderPassedPawn
penalty.

Closes https://github.com/official-stockfish/Stockfish/pull/1661

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Author: candirufish
Date: Sat Jun 23 09:03:58 2018 +0200
Timestamp: 1529737438

Another set of tuned values after one million games

Another set of tuned values, obtained by a long session of one million games.

STC:
LLR: 2.95 (-2.94,2.94) [0.00,4.00]
Total: 15810 W: 3687 L: 3458 D: 8665 Elo +5.03
http://tests.stockfishchess.org/tests/view/5b2d32f60ebc5902b2e55d9e

LTC:
LLR: 2.95 (-2.94,2.94) [0.00,4.00]
Total: 102118 W: 18146 L: 17651 D: 66321 Elo +1.68
http://tests.stockfishchess.org/tests/view/5b2d372c0ebc5902b2e55e0a

Closes https://github.com/official-stockfish/Stockfish/pull/1658

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Author: Stéphane Nicolet
Date: Fri Jun 22 01:29:25 2018 +0200
Timestamp: 1529623765

Increase outflanking weight to 12

Give more incentive to king activity in the endgame by increasing the weight
of the "outflanking" variable from 8 to 12 in the function evaluate_initiative().

Finished yellow after 133102 games at STC:

LLR: -3.07 (-2.94,2.94) [0.00,4.00]
Total: 133102 W: 29535 L: 29179 D: 74388 Elo +0.93
http://tests.stockfishchess.org/tests/view/5b2b63fe0ebc5902b2e54475

Passed LTC:

LLR: 2.95 (-2.94,2.94) [0.00,4.00]
Total: 28027 W: 4918 L: 4672 D: 18437 Elo +3.05
http://tests.stockfishchess.org/tests/view/5b2ba39e0ebc5902b2e54a64

Closes https://github.com/official-stockfish/Stockfish/pull/1657

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Author: candirufish
Date: Thu Jun 21 10:23:05 2018 +0200
Timestamp: 1529569385

Tuned values after 505k games

Various king and pawn tuned eval values after 505k 60 sec 600 nodes time
SPSA games. Adjusted passed rank and file values to be symmetrical.

Passed LTC (after passed rank/file adjustment):
LLR: 2.95 (-2.94,2.94) [0.00,4.00]
Total: 37906 W: 6953 L: 6668 D: 24285 Elo +2.61
http://tests.stockfishchess.org/tests/view/5b2790960ebc5902b8d17ba1

A previous, very similar version with raw tuned values passed STC and LTC:

STC:
LLR: 2.95 (-2.94,2.94) [0.00,4.00]
Total: 39515 W: 9227 L: 8900 D: 21388 Elo +2.88
http://tests.stockfishchess.org/tests/view/5b277e3e0ebc5902b8d17ac9

LTC:
LLR: 2.95 (-2.94,2.94) [0.00,4.00]
Total: 14618 W: 2743 L: 2537 D: 9338 Elo +4.90
http://tests.stockfishchess.org/tests/view/5b2785020ebc5902b8d17b98

Closes https://github.com/official-stockfish/Stockfish/pull/1654

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Author: Michael An
Date: Thu Jun 21 09:51:31 2018 +0200
Timestamp: 1529567491

Fix GCC 8 cast warnings

Silences the following warnings when compiling with GCC 8.
The fix is to use an intermediate pointer to anonymous function:

```
misc.cpp: In function 'int WinProcGroup::get_group(size_t)':
misc.cpp:241:77: warning: cast between incompatible function types from 'FARPROC' {aka 'long long int (*)()'} to 'fun1_t' {aka 'bool (*)(_LOGICAL_PROCESSOR_RELATIONSHIP, _SYSTEM_LOGICAL_PROCESSOR_INFORMATION_EX*, long unsigned int*)'} [-Wcast-function-type]
auto fun1 = (fun1_t)GetProcAddress(k32, "GetLogicalProcessorInformationEx");
^
misc.cpp: In function 'void WinProcGroup::bindThisThread(size_t)':
misc.cpp:309:71: warning: cast between incompatible function types from 'FARPROC' {aka 'long long int (*)()'} to 'fun2_t' {aka 'bool (*)(short unsigned int, _GROUP_AFFINITY*)'} [-Wcast-function-type]
auto fun2 = (fun2_t)GetProcAddress(k32, "GetNumaNodeProcessorMaskEx");
^
misc.cpp:310:67: warning: cast between incompatible function types from 'FARPROC' {aka 'long long int (*)()'} to 'fun3_t' {aka 'bool (*)(void*, const _GROUP_AFFINITY*, _GROUP_AFFINITY*)'} [-Wcast-function-type]
auto fun3 = (fun3_t)GetProcAddress(k32, "SetThreadGroupAffinity");
^
```

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Author: mstembera
Date: Wed Jun 20 05:43:00 2018 +0200
Timestamp: 1529466180

Fix MSVC error

Compiling the current master with MSVC gives the following error:

```
search.cpp(956): error C2660: 'operator *': function does not take 1 arguments
types.h(303): note: see declaration of 'operator *'
```

This was introduced in commit:
https://github.com/official-stockfish/Stockfish/commit/88de112b84a5285c2afb3e075a05c2ab8ad3fd33

We use a suggestion by @vondele to fix the error, thanks!

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Author: Stefano80
Date: Wed Jun 20 05:27:24 2018 +0200
Timestamp: 1529465244

Slight simplification in scale factor computation

[STC](http://tests.stockfishchess.org/tests/view/5b2614000ebc5902b8d17193)
LLR: 2.96 (-2.94,2.94) [-3.00,1.00]
Total: 17733 W: 3996 L: 3866 D: 9871 Elo +2.55

[LTC](http://tests.stockfishchess.org/tests/view/5b264d0f0ebc5902b8d17206)
LLR: 2.95 (-2.94,2.94) [-3.00,1.00]
Total: 55524 W: 9535 L: 9471 D: 36518 Elo +0.40

Use pawn count scaling also for opposite bishops endings with additional material, with a slope of 2 instead of 7. This simplifies slightly the code.

This PR is a functionally equivalent refactoring of the version which was submitted.

Four versions tried, 2 passed both STC and LTC. I picked the one which seemed more promising at LTC.

Slope 4 passed STC (-0.54 Elo), LTC not attempted
Slope 3 passed STC (+2.51 Elo), LTC (-0.44 Elo)
Slope 2 passed STC (+2.09 Elo), LTC (+0.04 Elo)
Slope 1 passed STC (+0.90 Elo), failed LTC (-3.40 Elo)

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Author: DU-jdto
Date: Wed Jun 13 21:52:53 2018 +0200
Timestamp: 1528919573

Remove lmrDepth restriction on quiet see pruning

And tweak the threshold value. With this threshold and the current piece
values, this permits see pruning on quiets to be done up to an lmrDepth
of 9 (beyond that the threshold is below -QueenValueMg and see_ge will
pass unconditionally).

STC:
LLR: 2.96 (-2.94,2.94) [-3.00,1.00]
Total: 110316 W: 24612 L: 24667 D: 61037 Elo -0.17
http://tests.stockfishchess.org/tests/view/5b20aa760ebc5902ab9c9c1d

LTC:
LLR: 2.95 (-2.94,2.94) [-3.00,1.00]
Total: 17352 W: 2968 L: 2842 D: 11542 Elo +2.52
http://tests.stockfishchess.org/tests/view/5b20cf1e0ebc5902ab9c9fb6

Closes https://github.com/official-stockfish/Stockfish/pull/1651

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Author: Joost VandeVondele
Date: Wed Jun 13 21:46:12 2018 +0200
Timestamp: 1528919172

Remove depth condition for pruning captures.

The SEE condition alone is sufficient.

passed STC:
LLR: 2.96 (-2.94,2.94) [-3.00,1.00]
Total: 109863 W: 24339 L: 24392 D: 61132 Elo -0.17
http://tests.stockfishchess.org/tests/view/5b1f5b000ebc5902ab9c8668

passed LTC:
LLR: 2.96 (-2.94,2.94) [-3.00,1.00]
Total: 23390 W: 4020 L: 3903 D: 15467 Elo +1.74
http://tests.stockfishchess.org/tests/view/5b1f94b40ebc5902ab9c8b5e

Closes https://github.com/official-stockfish/Stockfish/pull/1648

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Author: protonspring
Date: Mon Jun 11 10:22:55 2018 +0200
Timestamp: 1528705375

Optimize an expression in endgame.cpp

I believe using foward_file_bb() here is fewer instructions.

a) Fewer instructions and probably more clear (debatable).
b) Possible that a lookup is slower than a few local operations, but the
forward_file_bb table is probably used often enough that it is always
cached.

Passed
LLR: 2.96 (-2.94,2.94) [-3.00,1.00]
Total: 21004 W: 4263 L: 4141 D: 12600 Elo +2.02
http://tests.stockfishchess.org/tests/view/5b1cad830ebc5902ab9c6239

Closes https://github.com/official-stockfish/Stockfish/pull/1644

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Author: candirufish
Date: Mon Jun 11 10:03:33 2018 +0200
Timestamp: 1528704213

Simplify capture pruning margin formula

Using just `PawnValueEg * depth` as Capture Prune Margin. There was a bunch
of patches that passed recently regarding captures, maybe this part of the
master code redundant? The patch was tested as a simplification:

STC:
LLR: 2.95 (-2.94,2.94) [-3.00,1.00]
Total: 20833 W: 4218 L: 4096 D: 12519 Elo +2.03
http://tests.stockfishchess.org/tests/view/5b1cf2100ebc5902ab9c6651

LTC:
LLR: 2.95 (-2.94,2.94) [-3.00,1.00]
Total: 27050 W: 3975 L: 3864 D: 19211 Elo +1.43
http://tests.stockfishchess.org/tests/view/5b1cfdc80ebc5902ab9c6776

Closes https://github.com/official-stockfish/Stockfish/pull/1643

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Author: Stefan Geschwentner
Date: Mon Jun 11 09:54:32 2018 +0200
Timestamp: 1528703672

Optimize contempt value (21)

After several tests it seems best to increase contempt from 12 to 21. This does
not regress against contempt=0 and gives a gain of around 7-8 elo against SF 7
in comparison to current default contempt.

STC: Test for non-regression contempt=21 against contempt=0
LLR: 2.95 (-2.94,2.94) [-3.00,1.00]
Total: 71250 W: 13956 L: 13926 D: 43368 Elo +0.15
http://tests.stockfishchess.org/tests/view/5b19a58d0ebc5902ab9c3bfa

STC: Test contempt 21 against SF 7
ELO: 190.06 +-2.8 (95%) LOS: 100.0%
Total: 40000 W: 22608 L: 2676 D: 14716 Elo +190.06
http://tests.stockfishchess.org/tests/view/5b19a6520ebc5902ab9c3c0e

STC: Test master against SF 7 for comparison
ELO: 182.95 +-2.7 (95%) LOS: 100.0%
Total: 40000 W: 21905 L: 2595 D: 15500 Elo +182.95
http://tests.stockfishchess.org/tests/view/5b16f5bc0ebc59214346d5ca

LTC: Test for non-regression contempt=21 against contempt=0
LLR: 2.95 (-2.94,2.94) [-3.00,1.00]
Total: 47666 W: 6914 L: 6832 D: 33920 Elo +0.60
http://tests.stockfishchess.org/tests/view/5b1a170b0ebc5902ab9c3fde

LTC: Test contempt 21 against SF 7
ELO: 203.92 +-2.6 (95%) LOS: 100.0%
Total: 40000 W: 22447 L: 1340 D: 16213 Elo +203.92
http://tests.stockfishchess.org/tests/view/5b1a174b0ebc5902ab9c3fe1

LTC: Test master against SF 7 for comparison
ELO: 196.08 +-2.6 (95%) LOS: 100.0%
Total: 40000 W: 21639 L: 1191 D: 17170 Elo +196.08
http://tests.stockfishchess.org/tests/view/5b1a17e40ebc5902ab9c3fe4

Closes https://github.com/official-stockfish/Stockfish/pull/1646

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Author: Joost VandeVondele
Date: Mon Jun 11 09:46:26 2018 +0200
Timestamp: 1528703186

Remove failedLow from the mainThread struct

failedLow is in fact a local variable in Thread::search().

Also clean some spaces and tabs in code.

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Author: candirufish
Date: Wed Jun 6 10:16:48 2018 +0200
Timestamp: 1528273008

Quiet move soft fail high bonus

Extra bonus for quiet move creating a huge soft fail high (triggered
in 21% of quiet bestmoves on a normal bench run). Pb00067 original idea
using PawnValueMg.

Passed STC:
LLR: 2.95 (-2.94,2.94) [0.00,5.00]
Total: 138207 W: 28060 L: 27295 D: 82852 Elo +1.92
http://tests.stockfishchess.org/tests/view/5b14471b0ebc5902a81689c1

Passe LTC:
LLR: 2.94 (-2.94,2.94) [0.00,5.00]
Total: 157289 W: 23200 L: 22518 D: 111571 Elo +1.51
http://tests.stockfishchess.org/tests/view/5b149dde0ebc5902a8b41c5a

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Author: VoyagerOne
Date: Wed Jun 6 09:58:34 2018 +0200
Timestamp: 1528271914

Simplify capture bonus

Simplify capture bonus by simply adding ONE_DEPTH instead of being
dependent on BestValue.

STC:
LLR: 2.95 (-2.94,2.94) [-3.00,1.00]
Total: 24419 W: 4939 L: 4824 D: 14656 Elo +1.64
http://tests.stockfishchess.org/tests/view/5b16b2040ebc5963ba37e2a5

LTC:
LLR: 2.95 (-2.94,2.94) [-3.00,1.00]
Total: 44560 W: 6524 L: 6438 D: 31598 Elo +0.67
http://tests.stockfishchess.org/tests/view/5b16ccc00ebc59214346d403

Closes https://github.com/official-stockfish/Stockfish/pull/1640

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Author: Stéphane Nicolet
Date: Tue Jun 5 18:15:54 2018 +0200
Timestamp: 1528215354

Call cycle detection before qsearch()

This has the property of raising alpha before calling qsearch(), thus
maybe giving some more cuts during qsearch(). The patch is equivalent
to the use of cycle detection inside qsearch() at depth 0, but is in
fact implemented by re-ordering code inside search(), which explains
the [0..4] bounds in the following tests.

STC (interrupted after 124250 games, with LLR=0.87):
http://tests.stockfishchess.org/tests/view/5b1500bd0ebc5902a8b420bf
LLR: 0.87 (-2.94,2.94) [0.00,4.00]
Total: 124250 W: 24973 L: 24470 D: 74807 Elo +1.41

LTC:
http://tests.stockfishchess.org/tests/view/5b1590eb0ebc5902a84dcd09
LLR: 2.96 (-2.94,2.94) [0.00,4.00]
Total: 74234 W: 11098 L: 10733 D: 52403 Elo +1.71

Closes https://github.com/official-stockfish/Stockfish/pull/1635

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Author: Joost VandeVondele
Date: Tue Jun 5 18:06:13 2018 +0200
Timestamp: 1528214773

Stabilize AppVeyor CI

After a helpful suggestion from AppVeyor support staff, moving the Stockfish
execution from ps to cmd seems to work. Alternative to PR #1624 tested in PR #1637.

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Author: Guenther Demetz
Date: Tue Jun 5 10:10:32 2018 +0200
Timestamp: 1528186232

Remove a superfluous subtrahend

The '- 1' subtrahend was introduced for guarding against null move
search at root, which would be nonsense. But this is actually already
guaranteed by the !PvNode condition. This followed from the discussion
in pull request 1609: https://github.com/official-stockfish/Stockfish/pull/1609

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Author: VoyagerOne
Date: Tue Jun 5 09:58:10 2018 +0200
Timestamp: 1528185490

Simplify LMR for captures

Simplify LMR for captures by removing capture's stat score logic for reduction.

STC:
LLR: 2.95 (-2.94,2.94) [-3.00,1.00]
Total: 37068 W: 7462 L: 7370 D: 22236 Elo +0.86
http://tests.stockfishchess.org/tests/view/5b115bc30ebc591af58a6fd2

LTC:
LLR: 2.95 (-2.94,2.94) [-3.00,1.00]
Total: 80061 W: 11706 L: 11671 D: 56684 Elo +0.15
http://tests.stockfishchess.org/tests/view/5b117f590ebc59033d2d5315

Closes https://github.com/official-stockfish/Stockfish/pull/1631

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Author: joergoster
Date: Mon Jun 4 07:45:12 2018 +0200
Timestamp: 1528091112

Bugfix of Position::has_repeated()

The function Position::has_repeated() is used by Tablebases::root_probe()
to determine whether we can rank all winning moves with the same value, or
if we need to strictly rank by dtz in case the position has already been
repeated once, and we are risking to run into the 50-move rule and thus
losing the win (especially critical in some very complicated endgames).

To check whether the current position or one of the previous positions
after the last zeroing move has already been occured once, we start looking
for a repetition of the current position, and if that is not the case, we
step one position back and repeat the check for that position, and so on.

If you now look at how this was done before the new root ranking patch was
merged two months ago, it seems quite obvious that it is a simple oversight:
https://github.com/official-stockfish/Stockfish/commit/108f0da4d7f993732aa2e854b8f3fa8ca6d3b46c

More specifically, after we stepped one position back with

```
stc = stc->previous;
```

we now have to start checking for a repetition with

```
StateInfo* stp = stc->previous->previous;
```

and not with

```
StateInfo* stp = st->previous->previous;
```

Closes https://github.com/official-stockfish/Stockfish/pull/1625

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Author: Stéphane Nicolet
Date: Sun Jun 3 09:19:13 2018 +0200
Timestamp: 1528010353

Fix overload ambiguity

Fix an error when compiling current master with MSVC due to the
ambiguity of which operator* overload was intended (reported by
Jarrod Torriero).

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Author: pb00068
Date: Sat Jun 2 18:02:35 2018 +0200
Timestamp: 1527955355

Extra bonus for capture creating a huge fail high

STC:
http://tests.stockfishchess.org/tests/view/5b114f3d0ebc596e9e0881f6
LLR: 2.95 (-2.94,2.94) [0.00,5.00]
Total: 13007 W: 2730 L: 2541 D: 7736 Elo +5.05

LTC:
http://tests.stockfishchess.org/tests/view/5b1176740ebc59033d2d52c6
LLR: 2.96 (-2.94,2.94) [0.00,5.00]
Total: 15594 W: 2417 L: 2239 D: 10938 Elo +3.97

See https://github.com/official-stockfish/Stockfish/pull/1627

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Author: Stéphane Nicolet
Date: Sat Jun 2 17:41:37 2018 +0200
Timestamp: 1527954097

Fix comments, rename variables

Thanks everybody for the various hints in the perpetual renaming thread:
https://github.com/official-stockfish/Stockfish/issues/1426

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Author: Joost VandeVondele
Date: Sat Jun 2 17:03:01 2018 +0200
Timestamp: 1527951781

Reallocate TT on threadpool resize.

Makes sure the potential benefit of first touch does not depend on
the order of the UCI commands Threads and Hash, by reallocating the
hash if a Threads is issued. The cost is zeroing the TT once more
than needed. In case the prefered order (first Threads than Hash)
is employed, this amounts to zeroing the default sized TT (16Mb),
which is essentially instantaneous.

Follow up for https://github.com/official-stockfish/Stockfish/pull/1601
where additional data and discussion is available.

Closes https://github.com/official-stockfish/Stockfish/pull/1620

No functional change.

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