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Subject: Re: Forced mate so solve...

Author: leonid

Date: 15:18:06 02/05/01

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On February 05, 2001 at 17:41:58, Paul wrote:

>On February 05, 2001 at 17:04:04, leonid wrote:
>
>>On February 05, 2001 at 09:15:52, Paul wrote:
>>
>>>I've been looking through the archives a bit, and came across this mate that Dr.
>>>Dann posted a long time ago, it's not too easy, but not too difficult either for
>>>top programs (but mine has a hard time finding it :) ...
>>>
>>>[D]2r3k1/5ppp/7r/Q7/3P1p2/1N3Pnq/PP3K1P/R5R1 b - -
>>>
>>>J'espère que ce te plais (my French isn't what it used to be, ha!) ...
>>
>>Thanks, Paul! But say me, for the sake of precaution, in how many moves it is
>>expected mate in your position? Mine, for now, can't see more that 13 moves
>>ahead.
>
>There is a mate in 9 possible ... but my program found a mate in 11.
>This is the line so you can check later:
>
>Ne4+ fxe4 Qe3+ Kf1 Rxh2 Rxg7+ Kxg7 Qe5+ f6 Qe7+ Kg6 Qxf6+ Kxf6 e5+ Kg6 e6 Qf2#
>
>>Votre Francais est tres clair! Mais comment vous etes reussie d'apprendre cette
>>langue? Aujourdi'hui c'est l'Anglais qui predomine partout.
>
>Ah oui, c'est vrai. Mais nous en Pays Bas apprenons English, Français et Deutsch
>en école ;) And we have television in all those languages with the original
>sound and often subtitles (sous-titrage). But my English & German are a lot
>better than my French, mostly because I don't like their tv-programs much (no
>offense meant) :)
>
>Ciao! (questo è Italiano :),
>:Paulo

Gracie molto!

I tried already your position for 10 moves but response not came instantly. Will
later put it for 9 moves depth search. Even 9, when it is brute force, can take
few hours or more. And in this moment I just came from my work.

Paul, my position above is also solvable by the same principe and quickly. If
you will try in the future my chain line, you could use this position to see its
effectiveness.

I am not that affected by your luck of interest for French programs. Even if
some French programs are excellent, Americans are just the best right now.
Adventure films as well as cartoons. But the most I like their science programs
and history chanels.

Salut, Paul!

Leonid.



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