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Subject: Re: Nullmove: when to avoid it?

Author: Miguel A. Ballicora

Date: 14:24:53 03/01/01

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On March 01, 2001 at 12:58:47, Severi Salminen wrote:

>>I can save bunches of nodes by not nullmoving on the last ply before
>>qsearch. So if depthleft == 1 ply then not nullmoving reduces
>>for me the number of nodes considerably.
>Interesting idea, I'll give it a try in my engine.

Try it severi!
I have observed the same thing. I don't do nullmove
unless depth > 1. I think it makes sense.


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