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Tony M Tony M 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.)


5 vs. 1 tablebases have been created, but not in Nalimov format.
Unfortunately, the code provided by Nalimov cannot as yet handle 5 vs
1 tablebases. You may want to check the CCRL tablebase forum for more
info.

http://kd.lab.nig.ac.jp/chess/discus...wforum.php?f=6

Tony