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Subject: Re: The King "Leiden" - Chesstiger 15 "normal" Now 6,5 -8,5 90 min blitz

Author: Uri Blass

Date: 00:20:48 05/27/03

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On May 27, 2003 at 00:26:14, Christophe Theron wrote:

>On May 26, 2003 at 11:22:09, Kurt Utzinger wrote:
>>On May 26, 2003 at 02:40:49, Andre van Ark wrote:
>>>On May 26, 2003 at 02:06:37, Heinz-Josef Schumacher wrote:
>>>>>If you want my opinion it doesn't make any sense. Or I need a good explanation,
>>>>>and some evidence.
>>>>Exact my opinion! This rumour is in Germany in many heads, but without any
>>>>evidence! More than 32 MB hash tables perhaps not useful for the King, but not
>>>>bad! People had only misunderstood an old statement by Johan.
>>>Good day,
>>>32 MB is being used because Johan used in Leiden 30 MB.
>>>Kind regards,
>>>Andre van Ark
>>    From own [old] tests under CM9-GUI in the analysis mode, I can remember
>>    that some positions could not be solved at all or not within reasonable
>>    time if hash tables were set higher than 32 MB hash. This may however be
>>    no longer a problem after the second patch has been released [I have
>>    however not investigated this]. And as Andre stated: Johan de Koning does
>>    not seem to use more than 32 MB hash and there must be some reason for that.
>>    Kurt
>The only reason I can think about is that there is some bug in The King hash
>table management. Or some strange design decision. That's what you say suggests
>to me, but I must add immediately that given the quality of Johan's work I don't
>really believe that it is the case.
>Anyway maybe it would be better if Johan could tell us what to do (and if
>possible, why).
>    Christophe

Shredder and Fritz have bugs so I will not be surprised if the king has bugs.
A program may play and play well inspite of bugs.


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