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Western Chess: Endgame data

Haworth, G. M. (2009) Western Chess: Endgame data. [Dataset]

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Abstract/Summary

This spreadsheet contains key data about that part of the endgame of Western Chess for which Endgame Tables (EGTs) have been generated by computer. It is derived from the EGT work since 1969 of Thomas Ströhlein, Ken Thompson, Christopher Wirth, Eugene Nalimov, Marc Bourzutschky, John Tamplin and Yakov Konoval. The data includes %s of wins, draws and losses (wtm and btm), the maximum and average depths of win under various metrics (DTC = Depth to Conversion, DTM = Depth to Mate, DTZ = Depth to Conversion or Pawn-push), and examples of positions of maximum depth. It is essentially about sub-7-man Chess but is updated as news comes in of 7-man EGT computations.

Item Type:Dataset
Divisions:Faculty of Science
ID Code:27847
Uncontrolled Keywords:DTC, DTM, DTZ, endgame, maximal position, metric, sub-7-man chess, Western Chess
Publisher:The ICGA: the International Computer Games Association

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