Archive for date: May 13, 2009

Milhouse fairs pretty well against Simple Checkers at 5 seconds/move

May 13, 2009 | General | By: Mark VandeWettering

[Event “More Sparring”] [Date “2009-05-12”] [Black “Simple Checkers”] [White “Milhouse”] [Result “0-1”] 1. 11-15 22-17 2. 9-13 17-14 3. 10×17 21×14 4. 7-10 14×7 5. 3×10 26-22 6. 6-9 23-18 7. 10-14 18×11 8. 8×15 27-23 9. 4-8 23-18 10. 14×23 22-17 11. 13×22 25×4 12. 2-7 31-26 13. 1-6 26×19 14. 7-11 4-8 15. […]

Using the Chinook WLD database…

May 13, 2009 | Checkers | By: Mark VandeWettering

So, for the past couple of days, I’ve been working on fixing the WLD database lookup code in Milhouse, in an attempt to get it to handle endgame positions properly. There is a tiny bit of subtlety which I haven’t seen explained anywhere else, so I think I’ll take a moment here to explain it. […]