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Subject: Re: Ferret/Gerbil question

Author: Bruce Moreland

Date: 15:17:34 09/21/01

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On September 21, 2001 at 16:51:05, Alvaro Jose Povoa Cardoso wrote:

>This question is for Bruce Moreland, since he is the only one who can answer (I
>think).
>Does Ferret and Gerbil share the same board representation (128 squares)?
>
>Thank you,
>Alvaro Cardoso

Ferret's board representation is an array of 64 squares.  Each element is pretty
big.  Move generation is accomplished by use of a move table, much expanded from
the system used in Gnuchess.

Gerbil's board representation is 128 squares, so it can use 0x88.

bruce




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