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Subject: Re: What's the fastest mate-finder?

Author: Uri Blass

Date: 07:16:37 08/27/00

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On August 27, 2000 at 09:51:00, Aaron Tay wrote:

>On August 27, 2000 at 09:13:38, Daniel Chancey wrote:
>>Without tablebases, The King search engine in Chessmaster 6000 is one of the
>>best programs to find mate (e.g. the 10+ mate found in game vs Crafty(C))
>>If there is a World Computer mate finder championship tournament, I have my >vote on the King.
>Are we talking about speed in solving? Or correct solution? Some programs i
>think are happy with the first forced mate they find, regardless of whether it's
>the shortest
>Either way, anyone think Deep blue would be strongest in this area?

We are talking about speed in solving.
The solution must lead to mate but not to the shortest mate.

I think it is better not to discuss about Deep blue  because this discussion is
not productive.

It is better to discuss about programs that we have.


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