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Subject: Re: Move ordering - How do I know if I have played this move already?

Author: Steve Maughan

Date: 21:30:46 04/06/99

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Thanks for the input!

>>Another idea, which may very well be bad, would be to ignore the whole problem
>>and simply search some moves twice.

That sounds expensive but I guess the hash table 'should' make a cutoff at the
next ply.

>Yeah; I tried this and it was terrible. Because the first move chosen was
>usually close to the best, it would take a while to cut it off....

Hmmm - yes sounds bad.  What do others actually do?

Steve Maughan



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