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Subject: Re: When to do a null move search - an experiment

Author: Gerd Isenberg

Date: 14:04:27 04/28/04

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On April 28, 2004 at 16:50:56, Vincent Diepeveen wrote:

>On April 28, 2004 at 15:03:41, Gerd Isenberg wrote:

<snip>

>>I thought BT-test positions are from some gm matches?
>
>They just have tried to locate anti-positional near to random positions where
>computers had problems with AFAIK and nullmove especially.
>
>So positions where bruteforce is not doing bad.

aha, interesting.

>
>So if you do less selective search somehow in such positions, especially near
>the leafs knowing the poor qsearch from isichess, i am sure that will be
>helpful.
>

I'm always impressed how you appraise other programs.
Thought my qsearch and huge eval too is one of the most sophisticated ;-)

>As long as you do not realize that, then we will continue misunderstanding each
>other here.
>

Sorry i don't get that.
Anyway thanks for your stimulations and lessons.

Gerd



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