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Subject: Re: Gambit Tiger 2.0: 6 seconds on K6-2 450

Author: Peter Berger

Date: 08:29:45 04/28/01

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On April 26, 2001 at 21:13:57, Dieter Buerssner wrote:

>On April 25, 2001 at 17:31:10, Peter Berger wrote:
>>It's similar when it is about proper implementation of draw rules btw . Offering
>>draws is only allowed when you have showed your move ; claiming draw by
>>repetition or 50 moves rule - this should be done by claiming draw saying : " I
>>reach draw by playing blablabla . " - no program does this properly .
>Peter, I try to do it correctly for Yace. But as a Winboard engine it is
>difficult. There is no command to tell to Winboard "I am no doing the 100th half
>move (which is not a capturing move, pawn push) after the last capture/pawn
>push, and I claim a draw with this". Tim Mann suggested, to just send the move
>to Winboard, and then send the draw claim (by "1/2-1/2"). Similar with draw by
>repetition. You have a recent version of Yace, perhaps you have the time to
>check, if this is not done properly.
>Other WB-GUIs I know, will make the decision for the engine, so there is not
>much the engine author can do.

I simply forgot about Yace when I wrote this , sorry . Yes , so Yace is the only
engine doing it properly it seems :-)


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