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Subject: Re: Perft 5,6 {Fastest program is List}

Author: Dann Corbit

Date: 16:47:07 06/04/02

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On June 04, 2002 at 19:38:14, Uri Blass wrote:

>On June 04, 2002 at 19:31:25, Dann Corbit wrote:
>
>>On June 04, 2002 at 19:10:24, Uri Blass wrote:
>>
>>>On June 04, 2002 at 18:46:33, Dann Corbit wrote:
>>>
>>>>On June 04, 2002 at 18:35:51, Uri Blass wrote:
>>>>[snip]
>>>>>I did not know that list knows to claulcate perft.
>>>>>
>>>>>Some questions:
>>>>>1)Did you use List under winboard?
>>>>
>>>>Not to make the perft list.
>>>>
>>>>>2)Does winboard support the perft command?
>>>>
>>>>Not that I know of.
>>>
>>>After some thinking it is easy to support the perft command under winboard.
>>>I may consider adding another exe file that only support the perft command
>>>without irrelevant files in the next version of movei.
>>>
>>>Winboard needs to know nothing about the perft command and may believe that the
>>>program plays a regular game.
>>>
>>>when the program gets time control of x hours per game it is going to calculate
>>>perft x.
>>>>
>>>>>3)Did you compare List with Chest?(I ask because I do not see chest in the list
>>>>>of programs that you tested).
>>>>
>>>>Did not try it.  I did a recursive binary grep for 'perft' in the executables
>>>>under my Winboard directory and ran a few of them.
>>>
>>>I asked because I remember that chest was one of the fastest programs in
>>>calculating perft but even chest had no chance against movei.
>>
>>Chest does not play chess.  It's a mate solver.  I assume you mean that movei
>>has a much faster move generator than chest?
>
>Yes
>
>I mean to say that chest had no chance to calculate perft faster than the perft
>function that is in Movei but cannot be used in the public version.

It would be nice for every program to provide perft
Also auto (where the program plays against itself)
Also EPD test suite processing.



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