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

Author: Dann Corbit

Date: 12:10:25 01/24/01

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On January 24, 2001 at 09:07:30, leonid wrote:
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>If you have somewhere forced mate position from real championship and that is
>above 6 moves deep, please put it here. Best will be well populated, with many
>pieces. This is actually what I wanted to do today but was not able to find
>suitable one. All the time some short mates in 3 and 4. It will be curious to
>see how actual chess program perform in real forced mate situation.

For checkmate EPD files for various depths, look here:
ftp://cap.connx.com/pub/chest/

In particular, the file:
ftp://cap.connx.com/pub/chest/Deepmates.epd

has (not surprisingly) deep mates.  Most of them require tablebase files, but
some are brute force cruchers with many pieces still on the board.  You can tell
which is which by looking at the acn field.



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