The Fhourstones Benchmark

April 23, 2010 | Games and Diversions | By: Mark VandeWettering

The game Connect Four is a pretty neat little game, which was solved back in 1988 by two different individuals: James Allen and Victor Allis. It makes a pretty nifty benchmark too, called Fhourstones. My modern desktop evaluates over 10 million positions per second, and can solve the entire game in about 3 minutes. Pretty cool.

The Fhourstones Benchmark

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