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Subject: Re: If you like to solve average mate position...

Author: Heiner Marxen

Date: 12:24:40 01/25/01

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On January 25, 2001 at 11:13:10, leonid wrote:

>On January 25, 2001 at 10:57:06, José Antônio Fabiano Mendes wrote:
>
>>On January 25, 2001 at 09:57:29, leonid wrote:
>>
>>>Hi!
>>>
>>>If you like to solve some average mate position...
>>>
>>>[D]R1brkrnR/1N1qqqbN/3qqq1B/1B1bQNbQ/1bn1Q2B/3Q1Q2/3Q1Q2/1K6 w - -
>>>
>>>Please indicate your result.
>>>
>>>If you can depose here just one forced mate position from some world chess
>>>championship, it will be nice. Indicate exactly where this competition happened.
>>>I speak about championship where human found forced mate. Never mind if this
>>>championship was between two humans or man and machine. It could give an
>>>opportinity to see which program is best in real life situation. Even more that
>>>this, it will permit to tune selective search for forced mate to make it more
>>>effective.
>>>
>>>Thanks,
>>>Leonid.
>>
>>  As written the second row [1N1qqqb] accounts for only 7 squares,
>>  that's why the diagram is not displayed. JAFM
>
>Thanks for indicating mistake! I hope that now it will come in graphics. At list
>this time I will look if it is really there.
>
>Leonid.

According to Chest there is no mate in 8 moves (41.6 min, K7/600 350MB hash).
What depth is expected for a solution?

Ahem, what exactly is so "average" about this position?

Heiner



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