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Old June 22nd 07, 10:35 PM posted to rec.games.chess.computer
Jud McCranie Jud McCranie is offline
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Default Please Help Guy Macon with his Tablebase Size Estimates

On Fri, 22 Jun 2007 14:03:18 +0000, Guy Macon
http://www.guymacon.com/ wrote:

(Note 1: As of this writing, nobody has bothered making tablesbases
for positions where a single king faces five pieces. It's hard to
imagine a non-stalemated 5 vs. 1 position where a computer can't
find a quick win without consulting a tablebase.)


That should apply to a lot of 4 vs 2 also, for instance QQQ vs. N,
etc.
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