Recently the public Chess engine Stockfish 8 ( https://stockfishchess.org/
) has won the TCEC 9 superfinals against very strong competition.
See TCEC results here ( http://tcec.chessdom.com/live.php
). Note Tcec is a non profit just like Stockfish,
This was made possible by all the contributions of the programming and distributed computing community. We are constantly adding/changing
Stockfish to keep a few steps ahead of the competition.
However to test and improve we need more cores!
If you would be interested in helping donate a few (or more!) cores please check outA portable fishtest worker for Windows 64 bit
here ( https://github.com/glinscott/fishtest/wiki/A-portable-fishtest-worker-for-Windows-64-bit
other versions here ( https://github.com/glinscott/fishtest/wiki
It is very simple to install and setup and you can portion off however many cores you can spare, overnight, for the week, or whenever.
If you have the hardware sitting around doing nothing, we could use YOUR