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Subject: Re: mate threat extension/null move

Author: Peter Fendrich

Date: 11:46:06 09/25/04

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On September 25, 2004 at 13:51:39, Zach Wegner wrote:

>>When you find a mate it first will get x > beta... Right?
>>Then you will never reach the following statement.
>No, this is when the side to move gets mated, giving a score < -MATE + MAXPLY.

Right but I meant that return beta will not show -MATE+MAXPLY one ply up.
This nulmove only code, however, and the answer is dependent of what's happening
in the alpha/beta stuff later on...

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