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Subject: 0x88 is not so smart

Author: Christophe Theron

Date: 20:18:54 06/13/00

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On June 13, 2000 at 16:53:39, Eugene Nalimov wrote:

>Combine two approaches -- 0x88 and 10x12. Use 12x16 board, and access board by
>    board[0x20+square]
>(In C/C++ you can define macro for that).
>
>Than in each case you can use more appropriate of 2 methods.


Well actually Eugene it is what I do already. Sorry, I should have stated this
more clearly in my post. I don't use 12x12 or 10x12. I use 16x16 (actually I
just need 16x12).

I don't even need to add 0x20... That's why I think 16x12 is more efficient than
0x88, and this comes from close examination of what a typical chess program does
most of the time.


    Christophe



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