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Subject: Re: Nalimov's EGTB's

Author: Paul

Date: 05:24:40 10/13/01

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On October 13, 2001 at 07:52:57, Josť Carlos wrote:

>  Recently I posted a message asking for some kind of explanation on
>implementing Nalimov's EGTB's in chess programs.
>  I was suggested to read probe.txt from Hyatt's ftp and some chess programs'
>  I'm starting to believe that I'm too stupid, because most programmers include
>EGTB's with no problem, and I'm having a hard time trying to understand how to
>do it. If that is the case, just tell me "you're too stupid to do the job" and
>I'll give up :)
>  Otherwise, if anyone has written some step-by-step guide, I'd even pay for it.
>Eugene told me he has no time now to help me, and probe.txt is too vague for me
>(not explicit enough). Also, I've seen no program that works the way probe.txt
>suggests, which confuses me more. And all those programs are bitboard-based,
>which makes it more difficult for me to uderstand what they're doing (I'm 0x88).
>  So, pleaseeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee, help me.
>  Josť C.

Hi Josť C.,

I had the exact same troubles last year when trying to implement it, I just
looked in the ExChess sources to see how Dan had done it, that made it clear for


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