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Tamerlane [1]

a WinBoard compliant chess engine by Luigi Marco Ripamonti, written in C++. Its development started in 2000 and Tamerlane was first released in April 2001 [2]. It was the author's first attempt to write "something" capable of playing chess [3], soon followed by Madeleine in 2002 [4] .

See also

Forum Posts

Also, Madeleine plays much better than Tamerlane by Telmo, Winboard Forum, October 12, 2002

External Links

Chess Engine


Tamerlane and Other Poems from Wikipedia


  1. Tamerlane is the Latinized name of a 14th century Turco-Mongol conqueror Timur, Forensic facial reconstruction by Mikhail Mikhaylovich Gerasimov in 1941, image from Тамерлан — Википеди, Wikimedia Commons
  2. Tamerlane in action! by gianluigi, Winboard Forum, April 27, 2001
  3. Shield - About Me
  4. Engine list: New engine Madeleine v0.1, Adam v1.3. ... by Leo Dijksman, Winboard Forum, October 11, 2002
  5. Tamerlane (poem) from Wikipedia: The epic poem by Edgar Allan Poe follows the life of a Turkic conqueror known as Tamerlane. Tamerlane ignores the young love he has for a peasant in order to achieve power. On his deathbed, he regrets this decision to create "a kingdom [in exchange] for a broken heart". The peasant is named Ada in most of Poe's original version of the poem. The name "Ada" is likely a reference to Ada Lovelace, the daughter of Lord Byron ...

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