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Subject: Re: Question for the MTD(f) experts

Author: Richard Pijl

Date: 03:25:18 04/14/04

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>When a fail-low or fail-high score is suspect for some reason, I usually
>return gamma-1 or gamma rather than the exact score (gamma is my search

Having a 'safe' margin for cut moves may destroy the usability of the bestmove.
In fact you may have one of the worst moves as 'bestmove' in that case.
Perhaps an idea is to only store the bestmove when the score < gamma-1.


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