Request your personal fishnet key: https://lichess.org/get-fishnet
Install and run the fishnet client.
Download standalone binary
Select the binary for your platform from the latest release and run it.
# After download: chmod +x fishnet-x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu ./fishnet-x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu --auto-update
./fishnet-x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu configure # Rerun config dialog ./fishnet-x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu systemd --auto-update # Print a .service file ./fishnet-x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu --help # List commands and options
Pick an update strategy.
--auto-update as recommended above (will currently still require
manual restarts on Windows
due to #151).
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Watch @arex explain fishnet.
|Available for||64-bit Intel and AMD||ARMv8 / Silicon|
|Linux||build from source|
|FreeBSD||build from source|
Almost all processors will be able to meet the requirement of ~2 meganodes in 6 seconds. Clients on the faster end will automatically be assigned analysis jobs that have humans waiting for the result (the user queue, as opposed to the system queue for slower clients).
Feel free to turn your client on and off at any time. By default, the client will try to finish any batches it has already started. On immediate shutdown, the client tries to inform Lichess that batches should be reassigned. If even that fails, Lichess will reassign the batches after a timeout.
No, Stockfish is a classical alpha-beta engine. The neural network evaluation of Stockfish NNUE works efficiently on CPUs.
To the best of our knowledge. However you implicitly trust the authors and the
GitHub infrastructure when running with
You can mitigate this by running fishnet as an unprivileged user.
cargo-crev is used to review the
trustworthiness of dependencies.
No, sorry, not publically. It would incentivize gaming the metrics.
There is currently no ready-made solution, but an API for monitoring the job queue status is provided.
fishnet is licensed under the GPLv3+. See LICENSE.txt or
./fishnet-x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu license for the full license text.