As you can see from the above screenshot, one of the engines possible moves is e8g8, which is for the black king to castle on the king’s side. This is […]
picoEngine?! Where is the king?!
What good is king safety if the king refuses to capture it’s attacker? I guess I had programmed a cowardly lion… er… uh… king. Actually the real problem was that […]
This is not checkers, picoEngine….
Then why does he say “king me?!” Today I worked on the king moves for picoEngine. Note that I did not include castling moves yet. Without the castle moves, the […]
Fool’s Mate Friday: Keeping the king safe!
The word “Checkmate” in Chess comes from the Persian phrase “Shah Mat,” which means “the King is dead.” While in the starting position, there are eight different ways to checkmate in […]
Fool’s Mate Friday: Keeping the King on the move!
When it comes to king moves, the most interesting is castling, for which I did manage to find a few statistics on the web, based on official games: White castles […]