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Chess endgames: 6-man data and strategy

Bourzutschky, M. S., Tamplin, J. A. and Haworth, G. M. (2005) Chess endgames: 6-man data and strategy. Theoretical Computer Science, 349 (2). pp. 140-157. ISSN 0304-3975

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To link to this item DOI: 10.1016/j.tcs.2005.09.043

Abstract/Summary

While Nalimov’s endgame tables for Western Chess are the most used today, their Depth-to-Mate metric is not the most efficient or effective in use. The authors have developed and used new programs to create tables to alternative metrics and recommend better strategies for endgame play.

Item Type:Article
Refereed:Yes
Divisions:Faculty of Science
ID Code:4524
Uncontrolled Keywords:chess: conversion, data, depth, endgame, goal, move count, statistics, strategy
Publisher:Elsevier

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