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Wikipedia says TT is Transposition Table... When the search encounters a transposition, it is beneficial to 'remember' what was determined last time the position was examined, rather than redoing the entire search again. For this reason, chess programs have a transposition table, which is a large hash table storing information about positions previously ...


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This is not true. Ancient name of this game is called ShadYantra which means 6 principles to manage a war. The war is fought as per protocols and dharma.. Till today, the same principals are applicable in today's perspective. #1# Knight: Called Ashwarohi. It represents unit of Horses and horse riders headed by Shoorveer. #2# Bishop: Called Gajarohi or Hastin....


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Hikaru Nakamura uses the term "juicer" to denote an opponent's piece, generally ascribing to the piece some strategic value. Nakamura uses the term roughly as a substitute for "piece", referring to any part of the opponent's army including pawns (maybe excluding kings, since they cannot be captured?). He would not use the term "...


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Another aspect of the phrase you provided is how English uses "up" and "down". A player is considered "up" if they have an advantage. Likewise, being "down" mean a player has the worse position or piece count. Because rooks are generally more valuable than pawns, whichever player still has the rook is in a better ...


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It means that white is down a rook, and up a pawn compared to black. So black has one more rook than white, and white has one more pawn than black


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