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

Author: Robert Hyatt

Date: 22:09:44 11/19/02

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On November 20, 2002 at 00:07:35, Dave Gomboc wrote:

>On November 19, 2002 at 16:48:55, Robert Hyatt wrote:
>
>>Everything was the same for the two programs.  Same compiler.  Same processor.
>>Same
>>everything.  Except that Bruce used his 0x88 or whatever at the time, while I
>>was using a
>>bitmap.
>
>I think Bruce used a straightforward array of 64 squares in Ferret.
>
>Dave

At some point, yes.  And later he converted to 0x88 I think.  Perhaps right
after the 1997 tournament.  He might not use that now, or I might be mistaken.
I remember him talking about rewriting his move generator after returning from
one of the 1995-1996-1997 events.  He said he had heard about this approach
from one of the participants and wanted to try it...






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