The theory is that there are more that 10^40 positions, and a computer that works with an atomic scale has to be impossibly large(As in galaxy-scale large), and well beyond our current level of ...
The only 7 piece site I heard about is http://tb7.chessok.com/ , and upon registration I am able to setup various positions with 2-6 pieces . However as soon as I setup a position with 7 piece, I get ...
Consider this legal chess position which can never be reached from the normal starting position. [FEN "6kb/6p1/6K1/8/8/8/8/8 w - - 0 1"] The Black bishop is placed on h8, but with the Black ...
I have seen that engines aren't particularly strong in the openings without access to a book. How strong are modern engines in the endgame when they are not allowed access to tablebases? E.g., can ...
Suppose we have just rook and our opponent has just one knight which is near to his king is it possible to win this game theoretically? For example, in the following position (white to move), is it ...
There are complete (or nearly complete) six man end game table bases available for download, and even online. What is the status of seven man table bases? Is there still active development in this ...