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Subject: Re: fail-high on first move stat (86%)

Author: Daniel Shawul

Date: 02:00:30 07/29/04

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On July 29, 2004 at 03:37:11, Michael Henderson wrote:

>I'm getting an 86% average success rate for this stat in mid-game.  I'm thinking
>this is too low since most programs have 92-94% and the diff. in % is
>Here is my move ordering scheme:
>1. hash table move (48MB)
>2. winning captures, even captures
>3. IID move
>4. killer moves (2 slots)
>5. rest of moves based on history, losing captures
>eval is nothing but piece-sq tables.  Maybe I need special root-move ordering?

I used to get 92-94% fail hign on first move.
But when i added Checks in quiescence search it dropped to 85-86%.

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