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

Author: Vincent Diepeveen

Date: 15:20:19 04/28/04

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On April 28, 2004 at 18:03:05, Sune Fischer wrote:

>>That's what people do not realize here at CCC. In those tournaments i learn more
>>than at internet *ever*, simply because no commercial is objectively posting
>>here but just seeing it here as a chatbox.
>>Yet the above code is already working a lot better than verification.
>>Verification will always add a last ply which doesn't ever happen here.
>>So the overhead of verification search is *huge*, especially if you consider how
>>big my qsearch is.
>>80%+ of all diep's node in openings search are already qsearch nodes.
>So, has anyone at those tournaments where you learn so much ever asked you, why
>you choose to spend so much time on the most crappy form of selective search

Yes many, i remember Stefan and Rudolf and many others already saying for years
i should do something on diep's search.

Yet i feel only now i bugfixed my evaluation a lot, that it might be worth to
spend a few days at. Perhaps i'll do it next week.

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