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Subject: Re: Fritz SSS uses *SSS?

Author: Tony Werten

Date: 23:44:43 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.

As written below, the name SSS has nothing to do with the algoritm Fritz uses.
Jaap vd Herik just thought it was funny to add this, because of the sponsors and
the famous algoritm.

When I spoke Frans at the dutch championships he said he was using alfabeta. He
had tried MTD but didn't get good results.


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