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

Author: Heiner Marxen

Date: 09:36:56 01/24/01

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On January 24, 2001 at 11:43:03, Paul wrote:

>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!

Yes, what a funny main line: 8 promotions to Knight, wow!
But it was easy for Chest, 0.4 seconds to prove the mate in 8.


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