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Re: [Bug-gnubg] wasting time when a win is certain

From: Michael Petch
Subject: Re: [Bug-gnubg] wasting time when a win is certain
Date: Fri, 01 Aug 2014 23:51:46 -0600
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On 2014-08-01 11:29 PM, Michael Petch wrote:
> What is going on is that both plays one off or 2 off still guarantee
> victory. The bot sees that it has a choice between 2 moves which
> guarantees a win. It happens to be that at the time of the analysis the
> move that was listed first happened to be the one that takes them off in
> 2 rolls.

I must be half asleep. It would have consulted the bearoff database and
realized the equities either way guarantee the win so it chose whatever
it saw as the first candidate. I guess the moves could be sorted to
account for the move that gets off in less rolls.

Michael Petch
CApp::Sysware Consulting Ltd.
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