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Subject: Re: Move ordering at root

Author: Gerd Isenberg

Date: 12:02:56 04/05/04

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On April 05, 2004 at 14:11:34, Robert Hyatt wrote:

>On April 05, 2004 at 12:27:50, rasjid chan wrote:
>
>>On April 05, 2004 at 11:05:30, Robert Hyatt wrote:
>>
>>Thanks, but I don't need to test yet as you have tested !
>>
>>I think using nodes searched should be good.
>>If a move fails low with very few nodes searched, it probably
>>mean being rejected easily, so sort low.
>>
>>Rasjid
>
>Correct most of the time.  Sometimes a move will have a high node count just
>because there are lots of checks and extensions.  But I've been sorting by node
>counts for 15+ years with good results, of course forcing the PV move to always
>be at the top regardless of its node count...
>

I use node count per root move too.
What about following "enhancement":
If PV changes, to store (some) "previous" PV moves and to use them early after
current PV move, regardless of their node counts?



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