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Subject: Re: Finding mate in the quiesce search

Author: Tom Likens

Date: 07:39:52 08/24/04

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On August 24, 2004 at 08:45:56, Alessandro Scotti wrote:

>What value do you return when you find a mate in the quiesce search? I used to
>return a "mate" score but then I found this is not correct because many paths
>were not considered in quiesce, so sometimes I got a "mate in n" score at the
>root which wasn't really a forced mate. I've patched the bug by returning a
>fixed value for now, but... which value is best?

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