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Subject: Re: Null-Move: Difference between R = 2 and R = 3 in action

Author: Gian-Carlo Pascutto

Date: 13:43:39 07/15/02

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On July 15, 2002 at 16:19:32, Dann Corbit wrote:

>On July 15, 2002 at 16:09:57, Gian-Carlo Pascutto wrote:
>[snip]
>>Have a foolproof method for identiefying zugzwang?
>
>Sure.
>
>Never bother analyzing the root node.  Analyze all forward nodes from the root
>instead at ply zero [from current].
>
>If every evaluation is worse than the current evaluation before analysis, then
>you are zugzwang.
>
>It's also handy for move ordering.

This doesn't work :)

(Explanation left as exercise to the reader)

--
GCP



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