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Subject: Re: If you are ready to solve one mate...

Author: leonid

Date: 19:31:20 04/11/01

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On April 11, 2001 at 21:21:09, John Merlino wrote:

>On April 11, 2001 at 18:04:15, leonid wrote:
>
>>Hello!
>>
>>If you are in the mood to solve one mate then you can try this position:
>>
>>[D]q1rkr1q1/RQpbpQR1/N1qbq1N1/n1NBN1n1/1Q1B1Q2/1q1Q1q2/3K4/2Q1Q3 w - -
>>
>>Please indicate your result.
>>
>>If your program is shareware try to indicate its address on the web.
>>
>>If you have the last version of Genius, please say me how it do on this
>>position. Even if you will indicate its brute force time, for two consecutive
>>numbers, it will be helpful.
>>
>>Was attracted to the Genius program after sudden appearence of "free" Genius 2.
>>Many years ago I used it a lot. Program was really good in solving mate. At
>>least, it was not a lair. But how is the last version? As reliable as Genius 2
>>but only more expedient?
>>
>>Thanks for your response,
>>Leonid.
>
>Chessmaster 8000 says Mate in 8:
>
>Time	Depth	Score	Positions	Moves
>0:00	1/3	26.85	15041		1. Nxe6+ Nxe6 2. Nxc6+ Nxc6 3.
>					Qfxf3 Bxb4+ 4. Nxb4 Qxb7 5. Qxb3
>					Nexd4
>0:01	1/4	Mate10	87791		1. Nxe6+ Nxe6 2. Nxc6+ Nxc6 3.
>					Qxc7+ Nxc7 4. Qexe7+ Nxe7 5. Qxc7+
>					Rxc7 6. Rxa8+ Nc8 7. Qxd7+ Rxd7
>					8. Rxd7+ Kxd7 9. Qdb5+ Kd8 10.
>					Qbxd6#
>0:03	2/5	Mate08	181566		1. Nxe6+ Nxe6 2. Qxe7+ Bxe7 3.
>					Nxc6+ Nxc6 4. Qbxc7+ Nxc7 5. Qexe7+
>					Rxe7 6. Rxg8+ Be8 7. Qxe7+ Nxe7
>					8. Qd6#
>0:07	2/6	Mate08	359611		1. Nxe6+ Nxe6 2. Qxe7+ Bxe7 3.
>					Nxc6+ Nxc6 4. Qbxc7+ Nxc7 5. Qexe7+
>					Rxe7 6. Rxg8+ Be8 7. Qxe7+ Nxe7
>					8. Qd6#
>0:23	3/7	Mate08	1203148		1. Nxe6+ Nxe6 2. Qxe7+ Bxe7 3.
>					Nxc6+ Nxc6 4. Qbxc7+ Nxc7 5. Qexe7+
>					Rxe7 6. Rxg8+ Be8 7. Qxe7+ Nxe7
>					8. Qd6#
>1:39	3/8	Mate08	5365430		1. Nxe6+ Nxe6 2. Qxe7+ Bxe7 3.
>					Nxc6+ Nxc6 4. Qbxc7+ Nxc7 5. Qexe7+
>					Rxe7 6. Rxg8+ Be8 7. Qxe7+ Nxe7
>					8. Qd6#
>
>jm

It is very interesting to see that Chess Master is very often indicated as
solver of my "heavy problems". I remember that some 4 years ago it was previous
version of the same program that never failed in solving similar one.

Leonid.



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