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Subject: Re: Does your program understand castling/en passant rights on 3x repetition

Author: Manfred Schubert

Date: 05:31:53 02/27/00

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>I noticed today that six of the seven chess programs that I tried
>(three freeware, four commercial) failed to pass the two tests below.

>Which chess programs (other than Screamer) get these right?

You didn't test ExaChess and Fritz, did you?

>P.S.: Of course, programs (or humans) don't HAVE to claim the draw.

I know, but i think the usual practice that chess programs claim draw (for both
sides) even if they don't have to, is not illegal.

>      But, for programs that do, they can't claim it

I don't understand this.


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