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

Author: Omid David

Date: 08:26:56 07/16/02

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On July 16, 2002 at 10:10:52, Vincent Diepeveen wrote:

>On July 15, 2002 at 08:37:34, Omid David wrote:
>The below story is like saying doing alfabetapruning is not a good idea,
>because minimax gives the same value, and that
>Knuth's writing, proving alfabeta to give the same value is good
>to show it is giving the same value!

>BTW, did you make a chessprogram of your own and is it using nullmove already?

GENESIS, it's a slow searcher (100k nps) used for algorithmic research, since
almost all current algorithms (including null-move pruning) are implemented. I
merely use it for my MSc thesis research.


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