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Subject: Re: Move ordering?

Author: Tom Kerrigan

Date: 13:09:42 04/29/00

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On April 29, 2000 at 11:47:58, William Bryant wrote:

>On April 29, 2000 at 05:21:10, Colin Frayn wrote:
>>>You could also use the node counts for each move at the root to
>>>reorder your moves after each iteration.
>>Good plan.  I read somewhere that Crafty does that (I think) so I'll have a go.
>>I have that info already so it wouldn't be hard to shove it into the move
>Bob gets all the credit here.  In answering my same question about 3 months
>ago, he suggested using the node counts.  More nodes, longer searching,
>potentially more important move.

I wouldn't give Bob all the credit. Many people have been using this idea for
many, many years.


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