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Subject: Re: If you want solve one mate...

Author: Paul

Date: 16:59:50 01/21/01

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On January 21, 2001 at 19:39:16, Pete Galati wrote:

>On January 21, 2001 at 19:26:43, Paul wrote:

>>Well, I *was* waiting for your solutions from Comet & Junior ...
>>or have you been rebooting al this time ;)
>>
>>Paul
>
>Oops, I must be becoming known for what I run analysis through, but I figure
>everyone else will use Fritz and Crafty etc., so why should I?

Right! But it's just that that's what you've used the last couple of days. :)

>Actually, I've been running Junior on that other position that you pasted in
>that you said you gotta go deep to get an answer on, and Junior doesn't seem to
>be coming up with anything (that I know of)
>
>New position
>5n2/B3K3/2p2Np1/4k3/7P/3bN1P1/2Prn1P1/1q6 w - - 0 1
>
>Analysis by Junior 6.0:
>[.......]
>1.Neg4+ Kf5 2.Nh6+ Ke5 3.Nf7+ Kf5 4.Nd6+ Ke5 5.Ng4+ Kd5 6.c4+ Bxc4 7.Ne3+ Ke5
>8.Ndxc4+ Ke4 9.Nxd2+ Kd3 10.Nxb1
>  +-  (4.74)   Depth: 20   00:17:19  573914kN
>1.Neg4+ Kf5 2.Nh6+ Ke5 3.Nf7+ Kf5 4.Nd6+ Ke5 5.Ng4+ Kd5 6.c4+ Bxc4 7.Ne3+ Ke5
>8.Ndxc4+ Ke4 9.Nxd2+ Kd3 10.Nxb1
>  +-  (4.74)   Depth: 21   00:34:58  1156402kN
>1.Neg4+!
>  +-  (5.04)   Depth: 22   00:53:15  1735924kN
>
>(Galati, ` 21.01.2001)

Well ... you've got a start :), but you really should try it with Rebel,
that one solved it, and that's how I got this position, I think Ed posted
this a long time ago. I'd say it's a mate in 30 ... but that would spoil
the fun, now wouldn't it :?)

>But then I just saw that position after I made that post (you'd think I'd pay
>more attention!!) and I can see why that position is giving programs brain
>freeze.  There's just too many explosives in the stockade.

Yeah ... I already wondered why it was so quiet around here after Leonid
posted that ... exploding computers all over the place :)

Paul




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