|Christian Barreteau||engine programmer|
|Chess, 1997, Paris||34||4.5||11|
DescriptionDescription given in 1997:
The program AnMon (half ANgel, half deMON) is written in C and run under Windows NT. It was developed as a hobby for 8 years. AnMon participated in the 1995, 1996 French Microcomputer Chess Championship. It is based on MTD and uses null-move pruning and uses: selective extensions, transposition tables, killer, quiescence search ... AnMon is a tactical program.
AnMon uses an opening book containing about 100.000 positions. It was established by the program. AnMon search about 50.000 nodes per second on a Pentium 2 at 233.