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Subject: Shredder 8 secret: search depth?

Author: Jouni Uski

Date: 23:38:52 03/22/04

Is it simple the stunning search depth? E.g. at tournament level it reaches
easily absolutely stunning 18-20 ply and outsearches Fritz by 2-4 plys! And
these 20 are real ply's not Junior style halfplys. Note also that these depths
are achieved by 30% of Fritz's nodespeed. Programming experts: what's Your quess
how has SMK done this? Is he simple genius?


PS. What was Deep Blue's top search depth?

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