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Subject: Re: And here's another problem for you (Knightshead4mate Revisited)!

Author: Paul

Date: 16:47:59 01/21/01

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On January 21, 2001 at 19:38:53, leonid wrote:

>On January 21, 2001 at 18:02:44, Paul wrote:
>>Unfortunately it isn't :) The movegenerator & search parts are ok I think.
>>However, I have problems with mates from EndGameTables ... but I will find
>>the bug soon I hope!
>If this is not the author secret, please say what it is "EndGameTables"?

No, it's no secret at all. Mr. Eugene Nalimov has made Endgame Tablebases,
and a lot of programmers use that in their programs to play the endgame
better. They are databases of all possible positions of 3, 4, 5 and even
6 pieces on the chessboard. And for each position the databases say
whether it's a draw or a mate, and even mate in how many moves!

>Thanks! Will try your.

Ok, but don't be too disappointed if you don't get it! It's my revenge ;)


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