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Subject: Re: Differences between 0x88 ,10x12 and Bitboards!?

Author: Russell Reagan

Date: 12:26:44 11/19/02

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On November 19, 2002 at 14:56:11, Vincent Diepeveen wrote:

>We are now at square sq and want to know whether a complex pattern is
>happening. For example:
>if( sq >= 8 && board[sq-8] == bishop && board[sq-7] == rook && ...
>What's your bitboard equivalent here?

What are you trying to do exactly? What is "square 8" to you? Are you using 0x88
in this example? A 12x12 board? 16x16? Is square 8 A2, A7, B1, etc. or is it off
the board completely?

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