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Subject: Easy mate

Author: Frank Phillips

Date: 07:23:41 09/13/03

[D]8/4k3/8/8/4Kp1p/5N1N/8/8 w - -

Just an amusing position.

White to move and win.  Perhaps the longest forced mate my program has played.
I was not sure whether it would be caught out by the 50 moves rule.  (Any credit
goes to Eugene of course.).

It traded down from B+Pawns versus 2N+Pawns to reach this endgame.  My heart
sank and I was already to fix yet another evaluation quirk - maybe still need


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