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Minimax algorithm

Why is the minimax algorithm so popular in chess programs ?

19th Oct 2019, 5:12 AM
Sanjay Kamath
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It is one of the first and easiest algorithm computer used to explore and calculate the best next move available for this game. Several optimisations are possible to gain time and memory when running it.
19th Oct 2019, 8:52 AM
Loïc Mahé
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