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Western Chess: Zugzwang data

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

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Abstract/Summary

This data is derived from Eugene Nalimov's Depth-to-Mate Endgame Tables for Western Chess. While having the move is normally advantageous, there are positions where the side-to-move would have a better theoretical result if it were the other side to move. These are (Type A) 'zugzwang' positions where the 'obligation to act' is unwelcome. This data provides lists of all zugzwangs in sub-7-man chess, and summary data about those sets of zugzwangs including exemplar zugzwangs of maximum depth.

Item Type:Dataset
Divisions:Faculty of Science
ID Code:27848
Uncontrolled Keywords:endgame, Type A zug, Western Chess, zug, zugzwang
Publisher:ICGA: the International Computer Games Association

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