Chess Engine Alpha
Rigel Chess is open source (GPL licence). That means you can look at the code and contribute.Rigel on Github
Rigel is written in 100% Python 2.7 for quick easy development of ideas. Someday it may be ported to C code.Download
Rigel Chess is a chess engine. It is not a chess gaming website. You can download it and play it on your computer. It can be integrated into online chess playing websites as a backend chess engine. Here are online gaming sites that use other chess engineschess.com littlegolem.net
Initially created to make a functioning chess engine that could understand chess and make accurate moves. Once that was complete, the next stage is to incorporate computer intelligence in strategy
Phase 2. Encorporate stragety.
This is being done by codifying the five main objectives of the game as outlined here by chessfox.comRigel Chess is in this phase now
Here is a screen shot of a game being played on the Unix Command Line
Phase 3: Refine its strategy so that it can begin win games agains strong players. A goal is to achieve a 1500 ranking.
Rigel Chess is an experimental chess engine written in Python
David is a computer programmer and an avid chess fan.
Sebastian is studying Graphic Design and plays chess.