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Subject: Re: Nalimov's EGTB's

Author: José Carlos

Date: 05:38:09 10/13/01

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On October 13, 2001 at 08:24:40, Paul wrote:

>On October 13, 2001 at 07:52:57, José 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.
>>  José C.
>Hi José 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

  Thanks, I'll check it.

  José C.

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