Smarter time management near stop limit
[stockfish] / src / search.cpp
index 6146bdf6b5ae9ac24f48cb2e3e3ca831bf8f7618..ec9c6b1d0507c77734f92fe8d3a7d067de2334d4 100644 (file)
@@ -393,6 +393,8 @@ void Thread::search() {
   contempt = (us == WHITE ?  make_score(ct, ct / 2)
                           : -make_score(ct, ct / 2));
 
+  int searchAgainCounter = 0;
+
   // Iterative deepening loop until requested to stop or the target depth is reached
   while (   ++rootDepth < MAX_PLY
          && !Threads.stop
@@ -410,6 +412,9 @@ void Thread::search() {
       size_t pvFirst = 0;
       pvLast = 0;
 
+      if (!Threads.increaseDepth)
+         searchAgainCounter++;
+
       // MultiPV loop. We perform a full root search for each PV line
       for (pvIdx = 0; pvIdx < multiPV && !Threads.stop; ++pvIdx)
       {
@@ -445,7 +450,7 @@ void Thread::search() {
           int failedHighCnt = 0;
           while (true)
           {
-              Depth adjustedDepth = std::max(1, rootDepth - failedHighCnt);
+              Depth adjustedDepth = std::max(1, rootDepth - failedHighCnt - searchAgainCounter);
               bestValue = ::search<PV>(rootPos, ss, alpha, beta, adjustedDepth, false);
 
               // Bring the best move to the front. It is critical that sorting
@@ -558,6 +563,11 @@ void Thread::search() {
               else
                   Threads.stop = true;
           }
+          else if (   Threads.increaseDepth
+                   && Time.elapsed() > Time.optimum() * fallingEval * reduction * bestMoveInstability * 0.6)
+                   Threads.increaseDepth = false;
+          else
+                   Threads.increaseDepth = true;
       }
 
       mainThread->iterValue[iterIdx] = bestValue;