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David Forthoffer,
an American computer scientist, chess player, national master [1] [2], and early Endgame Tablebases researcher. Along with Sito Dekker and Lars Rasmussen he contributed to the automated database generation program RETRO, considering both en passant and castling [3], which revealed five discrepancies in KRKB [4] from the numbers published by Jaap van den Herik and Bob Herschberg, et al.[5].
David Forthoffer [6]

Selected Publications



External Links


  1. ^ Top chess players at chess.com by Bill Wall, Chess.com, June 12, 2009
  2. ^ California and Chess by Bill Wall
  3. ^ Eugene Nalimov, Guy Haworth, Ernst A. Heinz (2000). Space-Efficient Indexing of Chess Endgame Tables. ICGA Journal, Vol. 23, No. 3
  4. ^ David Forthoffer, Lars Rasmussen, Sito Dekker (1989). A Correction to some KRKB-Database Results. ICCA Journal, Vol. 12, No. 1
  5. ^ Jaap van den Herik, Bob Herschberg, et al. (1988). Computer Checks on Human Analyses of the KRKB Endgame. ICCA Journal, Vol. 11, No. 1
  6. ^ David Forthoffer, Palo Alto, CA California currently in Palmer, AK USA
  7. ^ ICGA Reference Database (pdf)
  8. ^ Paul Magriel from Wikipedia

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