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Subject: Re: NULL MOVE

Author: Bruce Moreland

Date: 16:16:27 02/24/99

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On February 24, 1999 at 15:37:58, Don Dailey wrote:

>My program is a mixture of static rules and null move.  I do null
>move when I have significant depth remaining, but when I am near
>end nodes I do a simple static attack analysis.  This has proven
>to be a significant improvement to my chess program.  It is faster
>than null move and slightly riskier, but the net affect is
>a stronger chess program (for me.)   Even though it's probably
>riskier, it does pick up things null move will miss although the
>converse is also true.

Can you describe this or give examples please?  I know that some people do this
but I haven't the vaguest idea how it works.


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