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Subject: Re: Win at Chess

Author: Robert Hyatt

Date: 14:42:01 01/16/98

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On January 16, 1998 at 17:17:40, Don Dailey wrote:

>Which problems in win at chess have multiple solutions or cooks?
>
>Can we make a more useful set by getting rid of these and all
>the ones that solve instantly even with weak programs?  Has
>someone done this?
>
>-Don


I can post 'em...  but I really think WAC has become an antique...  it
is too easy.  The only problem I don't see any way of solving without
the
full singular extension algorithm I used in Cray Blitz is wac230.
Crafty
simply won't see this one.  The other 299 are not that difficult.  If we
set a 10 second limit and toss out the ones that can be found there, we
end up with maybe 15 or so...

I'm working on the ECM suite, which is way too big.  But I'm going to
end
up with a hard but not impossible suite of around 300 positions that
will
be a good suite for a while...



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