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Chess endgames: data and strategy

Tamplin, J. A. and Haworth, G. M. (2004) Chess endgames: data and strategy. In: van den Herik, H. J., Iida, H. and Heinz, E. A. (eds.) Advances in Computer Games: Many Games, Many Challenges. Advances in Computer Games (10). Kluwer Academic Publishers, Norwell MA, pp. 81-96. ISBN 9781402077098

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Abstract/Summary

While Nalimov’s endgame tables for Western Chess are the most used today, their Depth-to-Mate metric is not the only one and not the most 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:Book or Report Section
Refereed:Yes
Divisions:Faculty of Science
ID Code:4547
Uncontrolled Keywords:chess, conversion, data, depth, endgame, goal, move count, statistics, strategy
Additional Information:Proceedings of the ICGA/IFIP SG16 10th Advances in Computer Games Conference (ACG 10), November 24-27, 200, Graz, Styria, Austria
Publisher:Kluwer Academic Publishers

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