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Subject: Re: Fritz SSS uses *SSS?

Author: Ed Schröder

Date: 15:44:14 05/15/00

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On May 15, 2000 at 17:34:12, Bas Hamstra wrote:

>Frans Morsch wouldn't really try alternatives for good old alphabeta, would he?
>By the way, I read somewhere that someone obtained good results doing alphabeta
>near the root and best-first minimax near the leaves. Has anyone tried that, or
>is it nonsense? Doing only best-first MM was apparently too selective.
>Bas Hamstra.

The authors of SSS (State Space Search) claim it is superior to
alpha/beta. Maybe in the meantime there are improvements, who knows.
I will have to read the article again.


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