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Subject: Re: More Bugs in Millennium Chess System

Author: Steve Maughan

Date: 00:31:59 01/04/99

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>>2 Comes out of book even when the Opening book window shows a book move.  This
>>is also prevelant in Engine Matches when one player will be in book for much
>>longer than the other, even though they are using the same book.
>Not right! This happens if the score of the book-line is very poor. So if the
>score for white is very poor, the white-engine is forced to think on its own not
>using the book. On the other side the black-engine will play the book moves,
>because the score for black is very good as the opposit of the white score.

Ah - clever.  Thanks for the explanation!

Steve Maughan

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