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October 31, 2016

Android UCI engine update: Texel 1.07a6

Texel has finished playing in TCEC-9 two weeks ago, at the end of the rapid stage. The same development version is now available for our Android devices.

Two different sets have been ported so far: One by the author Peter Österlund and antoher one by Aprijal Pasaribu. I can confirm that Aprijal's builds are running faster. PGO may be the reason for arm7 but this time arm8 build appears to be faster too, as seen below. The tests were conducted using Chess for Android, 256MB hash, 1 minute fixed time analysis.
PO arm7: 561 Knps on Exynos 4412 4 x 1.6Ghz

AP arm7: 664 Knps on Exynos 4412 4 x 1.6Ghz

AP arm7: 1395 Knps on MTK 6752

PO arm8: 1909 Knps on MTK 6752 8 x 1.6Ghz

AP arm8: 2014 Knps on MTK 6752 8 x 1.6Ghz

GET Texel 1.07a6.PO 32-bit for arm7 nopie
GET Texel 1.07a6.AP 32-bit for arm7 pie
GET Texel 1.07a6.PO 64-bit for arm8
GET Texel 1.07a6.AP 64-bit for arm8


Alex said...


Unknown said...

New app from our friend Javier! https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=app.packs.stockfishengine&hl=en

Unknown said...

It looks like it is preparing to release stockfish 8.

Unknown said...

Hello Gurcan!
Update for Droidfish on the playstore: Stockfish8 and engine hash full info

Alex said...

Hi Gurcan, what kind of engines is "mips"?

Unknown said...

Mips iş another architecture from Windows CE era. It's quite obsolete today. I don't recall any Android device with MIPS cpu.