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by ajaxuk
Fri Jun 12, 2020 5:23 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Perft speed and depth questions
Replies: 43
Views: 10212

Re: Perft speed and depth questions

Very interesting, thank you for the background information bob. Although, I think it is similar to telling your child that they should / shouldn't do something. Invariably they ignore good advice and have to learn the hard way rather than by their parents experience :D - I am sure I will look back a...
by ajaxuk
Fri Jun 12, 2020 6:02 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Perft speed and depth questions
Replies: 43
Views: 10212

Re: Perft speed and depth questions

Thank you everyone for your responses. @phhnguyen good spot! My genMove function only produces legal moves butI originally had in my makeMove function a routine that looked forward after the move was played to see if the opponent was in checkmate - simply checking if the opponents genMove returned z...
by ajaxuk
Thu Jun 11, 2020 5:19 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Perft speed and depth questions
Replies: 43
Views: 10212

Perft speed and depth questions

Hi all I have just started the long journey of programming a Chess engine in c++. I'm not a programmer although I have enough knowledge to wite ugly but working code! After several days of frustration I think I have a working move generator plus makemove and unmake move,so I can check against the 6 ...