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a Stockfish based chess engine introduced by Thomas Zipproth in July 2016 [2], which contains a spin-off of the engine independent Cerebellum library, which keeps a self generated, persistent tree of minimaxed, deeply analyzed chess positions [3] [4], used as playing or opening book with one or two best moves per node available but without score informations. The initial Brainfish release of July 2016 consists of about 4.4 million positions, containing the most frequently played positions from engine games, human games, and some positions of rating list.

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  1. The 1627 reprint is entitled Vox Piscis, or, The book-fish contayning three treatises which were found in the belly of a cod-fish in Cambridge Market, on Midsummer Eue last, anno Domini 1626. Images from Folger Shakespeare Library, source creator: John Frith (1503 - 1533), see also Chambers' Book of Days - June 23rd, The Book—Fish edited by Michael Hillman
  2. Brainfish, a new concept of a chess engine by Thomas Zipproth, CCC, July 25, 2016
  3. Michael Buro (1999). Toward Opening Book Learning. ICCA Journal, Vol. 22, No. 2, pdf
  4. Anybody tried Logistello's book learning for chess? by Rémi Coulom, CCC, December 29, 2013

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