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Subject: Re: Hiarcs 10 first results - Harry Schnapp test suite 440 used

Author: Buchmann Patrick

Date: 04:54:23 12/22/05

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On December 22, 2005 at 05:21:05, Graham Banks wrote:

>On December 22, 2005 at 05:12:19, Uri Blass wrote:
>>On December 22, 2005 at 01:17:53, Graham Banks wrote:
>>>On December 22, 2005 at 00:47:43, Heinz van Kempen wrote:
>>>>Hi all,
>>>>just to add that for all this 50 games matches the Harry Schnapp test suite 440
>>>>is being used, in my opinion the best one available and very appropriate
>>>>especially for engine vs. engine matches.
>>>>Can be downloaded here:
>>>>Best Regards
>>>I concur with Heinz here. Harry's test suite is small, but solid. Well worth
>>>downloading and trying out.
>>>Regards, Graham.
>>Why do you define it as small?
>>For me 220 positions seem very big suite relative to Noomen(50 positions) or
>>Nunn that is even less positions.
>When it's used as an opening book, it is very small in size compared to others.


You can also download suites and books on

There are 2 suites:
a- H.Schnapp 220 Suite, PGN and CBH in archive
b- HS suite books, books from the suite in ctg (ChessBase) and bkt (Shredder
Classic) formats in the archive

2- H.Schnapp 440 Suite, PGN, CBH and ctg book in archive. This suite is special
for CB GUI. There are not Readme.txt only Liesmich.txt (in German) and
Lismoi.txt (in French).


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