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Subject: Re: Fritz7 o-o-o bug

Author: Hans van der Zijden

Date: 04:15:10 12/24/01

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On December 24, 2001 at 00:19:03, Joseph Merolle wrote:

>My computer plays ooo in 1/8 of a sec , maybe you put the posiontion in via set
>up and  for got to check castling set up.
>GM Joseph Merolle

No, I didn't. It was a game I played on the ChessBase-site. I loaded it from the
database and played forward, having Fritz7 analysing the best 3 moves. It
couldn't be a setup mistake, because if I keep pressing "+" after there are 56
best moves showing, Fritz finally realises there are 57 possible moves in this
position and immediately shows o-o-o as the best one. I know several other
owners have found this castling bug, but every position may help to find the

Greetings, Hans.

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