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Subject: Re: Knowledge

Author: martin fierz

Date: 05:22:06 09/27/04

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On September 27, 2004 at 07:43:29, Uri Blass wrote:

>On September 27, 2004 at 04:10:05, martin fierz wrote:
>
>>On September 27, 2004 at 02:17:24, Uri Blass wrote:
>>
>>[snip]
>>
>>>I do similiar thing to dividing the score by 2 when there is a single pawn in
>>>the board and when both side have equal material except the pawn I simply reduce
>>>the score of the better side.
>>>
>>>Here is the relevant code from movei
>>>score is the score from white point of view.
>>>
>>>if (numpawns[LIGHT]+numpawns[DARK]==1)
>>>			{
>>>				if (valpieces[LIGHT]==valpieces[DARK])
>>>				{
>>>					if (numpawns[LIGHT]==1)
>>>						score-=60;
>>>					else
>>>						score+=60;
>>>				}
>>>
>>>Uri
>>
>>i assume you add some kind of passer score to this? i.e. if the pawn is far
>>advanced you get more than +60?
>>
>>cheers
>>  martin
>
>I have no special passer evaluation for that case.
>
>60 is 0.6 pawn and I reduce 0,6 pawn from the normal score of the better side.
>
>Uri

hi uri,

i see - you REDUCE 0.6 from the score - i misread "score = 60" instead of score
-= 60, and thought that was a bit weird :-)

cheers
 martin



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