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Is it possible to get DTM of a position from sygyzy tables?

TL;DR DTM & DTZ measure different things and one cannot be deduced from the other. DTZ measures the shortest distance to zero the position (zeroing = pawn move, capture or checkmate), without ...
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Estimation of "God's Elo"

I'm arguing below that it is logically problematic to even define such a thing. The ELO of the strongest computers is really defined only relative to a ladder of weaker computers, starting from the ...
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Estimation of "God's Elo"

It would need at least couple of centuries even for quantum computers to solve or probably it wouldn't be solved at all. Chess is highly complex with over 10^120 positions. So, assuming that chess ...
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Estimation of "God's Elo"

Source So the question arises: what happens if you let the system ponder for eight hours, or for eighty, or run on a far larger number of processors? My prediction: it will not cross Elo 4000 — ...
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