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Joona Kiiski,
a Finnish software developer who tweaked Tord Romstad's open source chess program Glaurung and called it Smaug [1] . The derivations of Glaurung, notably Stockfish by Marco Costalba and Smaug was controversial, and other chess programmers were annoyed with their original efforts over years [2] , while Tord Romstad appreciated the development with his understanding and interpretation of the open source idea in competitive computer chess. In 2009 they joint forces on Stockfish, Marco's initial branch of Glaurung's evolutionary tree [3].

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  1. ^ Smaug: a new chess engine based on glaurung by Joona Kiiski, CCC, March 12, 2009
  2. ^ Trusted testers wanted by Volker Annuss, CCC, May 05, 2009
  3. ^ Stockfish - Glaurung from WBEC-Ridderkerk forum, September, 2009
  4. ^ Stockfish's tuning method by Joona Kiiski, CCC, October 07, 2011
  5. ^ SPSA Algorithm

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