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Subject: Re: If you like to solve easy forced mate...

Author: Paul

Date: 08:43:03 01/24/01

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On January 24, 2001 at 11:38:17, leonid wrote:

>Are those forced mate positions came from chess championships? I doubt very
>much. They are very good for fun and revision of code. They are useful. But I
>would like also see some forced mate from real games. Sometime, some program
>could be very good in artificial positions but not in real one. Maybe mine is
>one of them. It could be also that all forced mate postiions, from real world
>chess championship, are now very simple for every imaginable chess program or
>mate solver. True or not? I just have not response to this. Best response is
>direct trial.

Most of the high mate ones: WM18, WM10, WM9, etc were from actual games ...
but I haven't the time to check right now.

>Position with pawn at 7th row was solved instantly.

Well, then at least your minor promotion code is flawless!


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