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Subject: Re: Board Representation. Any strong chess engine uses this method? Than

Author: Poon Wai Hong

Date: 19:41:31 03/06/06

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On March 06, 2006 at 22:30:25, Dann Corbit wrote:

>On March 06, 2006 at 22:14:21, Poon Wai Hong wrote:
>
>>Hello,
>>
>>Thank you.
>>
>>May I ask one more question? Is BASIC language a suitable language to for
>>writing chess engine. Which strong chess engine is written in BASIC language?
>>Can BASIC language be used to write strong chess engine? ( For example, Visual
>>Basic, Powerbasic, etc. )
>>
>>I ask this question because I want to use BASIC language to write a chess engine
>>in the future. In fact, my knowlege of other programming languages is limited.
>
>Writing a chess engine in BASIC will cost you about 50 Elo or so, compared to
>some other engine.
>
>If you are very familiar with BASIC, then that should be your choice for your
>first chess engine.  It would be a mistake to try to learn to write a new
>language and learn to write a chess program at the same time, I think.

Hi,

Thanks for your advice.
Thanks again.



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