Archive for date: May 15, 2009

Gould’s The Game of Draughts is on Google Books, and

May 15, 2009 | Checkers | By: Mark VandeWettering

I was goofing around with my program, and had loaded a problem that was supposedly a win for Red, and set it searching. After searching to thirty or so ply, Milhouse was still convinced the position was drawn. I then tried examining it in Cake to 10 ply deeper, and it was still looking like […]

Using Cake’s Endgame Database…

May 15, 2009 | Checkers | By: Mark VandeWettering

I’ve been having a bit of difficulty with the Chinook endgame database, so I thought that since Martin Fierz was kind enough to release his endgame database as well as the code for accessing it, I thought I’d give it a try by making the necessary adapters to make it work for Milhouse. Martin’s code […]