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Subject: Re: When to RecordHash()?

Author: Matthias Gemuh

Date: 09:19:28 12/26/01

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On December 26, 2001 at 11:02:39, Sune Fischer wrote:

>On December 26, 2001 at 07:11:28, Georg v. Zimmermann wrote:
>>first I think its not a good idea to call the move stored in your hash entry a
>>"killer" since killer moves are something different, used by some in move
>>ordering. It is generally better to explain what exactly you are trying to do
>>than using "buzz" words in a misleading context.
>>I realize this sounds unfriednly, but that isnt the intention :).
>What is the difference then?
>A killer is the move you search first to get a cutoff, you stick this in the
>table along with the beta flag.

NO !!! That is "best" move.

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