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Subject: Re: Forced mate so solve...

Author: Uri Blass

Date: 05:56:32 02/05/01

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On February 05, 2001 at 08:07:35, Christophe Theron wrote:

>On February 05, 2001 at 07:23:58, leonid wrote:
>
>>Hi!
>>
>>If you like to solve forced mate position full of "depleted uranium"...
>>
>>[D]NKBN4/QRQ3rR/2Qb2r1/N1b1nb2/B2nbbbB/1RNqqqq1/8/2N2k2 b - -
>>
>>Please, indicate your result.
>>
>>Thanks,
>>Leonid.
>
>
>Chess Tiger 14 (experimental version) finds:
>* a mate in 11 in 6.21s (Bxa7+...)
>* a mate in 9 in 15.27s (still Bxa7+...)
>on a K6-2 450 with 6Mb hash tables.
>
>
>    Christophe

It gives a good competition to chessmaster6000(ss=10).

Chessmaster6000 can see mate in 10 in 1 second but needed 17 seconds to see mate
in 9 on my PIII450(128 mbytes hash).

Is your experimental version a version for playing games and not for finding
mates?

Chessmaster is for playing games and I guess that the programmer could do it
faster in finding mates if this was his target.

Uri



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