Why does Stockfish suggest this move in this position for white? It is a clear losing position if the king moves that way, as supposed to a draw if the king chooses f7 instead...

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This is a real game that ended up this way.

  • FEN is: 6Q1/8/6K1/1k6/8/8/6r1/8 w - - 0 1
    – SmallChess
    Mar 8 '17 at 2:25
  • Can't it be hash colision? In very large sample of PC games there are occasionally blunders like this. I saw similar in Komodo game.
    – hoacin
    Mar 8 '17 at 18:14

I can't be sure, but I suspect Stockfish just hasn't completed its move or flushed the current move to your UI. Or the UI you are using isn't giving all the information.

My Stockfish (6) gives '1. Kf7', unsurprisingly.

  • Why do you use Stockfish 6?
    – Habbo
    Mar 8 '17 at 14:20
  • @Habbo Um, it's just the one I installed last. What's it up to now?
    – Tony Ennis
    Mar 8 '17 at 21:32

I tried Stockfish 8 for your position, but unable to reproduce the issue. Your depth is very low for this simple position. Can you wait a few more seconds in your analysis?

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