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Subject: Re: MCP8 - Rebel8, SSDF

Author: Heiko Mikala

Date: 14:31:48 12/07/98

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On December 07, 1998 at 08:57:18, Harald Faber wrote:

>On December 07, 1998 at 06:53:56, Tony Hedlund wrote:
>
>>>>MCP8 have an astounding opening book.
>>>>It have 6.291.456 positions in 61,44 MB hash.
>>>>It follows the book generally in 15-30 moves.
>>>>In the game below, it's in the book for 40 moves!
>>>
>>>Now the all decisive question: with which evaluation did MCP8 come out of
>>>book?
>>>If more than +2.00 then we can almost be sure to have a killer line.
>>
>>MCP8 gives 41.Kf1 Qxf3+ mate in 8.
>
>OK, THIS IS A KILLERLINE. Probably taken from an autoplayer game Sandro
>and/or Marty added to the book...

Rebel 8 has such lines against MChess too. In one of my tournaments it played a
french opening against MChess Pro 5 completely out of book up until the point
where MChess saw the mate against itself...

By the way, I love both programs, these are my favourites, so please don't
misunderstand me. No war please ;-)

Heiko.



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