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Lars Rasmussen, [1]
a Danish chess player and programmer, endgame and early endgame tablebase researcher [2], with interests in maximals and mutual zugzwang [3] [4]. Along with David Forthoffer and Sito Dekker, he contributed to the automated database generation program RETRO, considering both en passant and castling [5], which revealed five discrepancies in KRKB [6] from the numbers published by Jaap van den Herik and Bob Herschberg, et al. [7]. Lars Rasmussen wrote the ChessBase interface program to access the Thompson's Databases [8] [9], and is author of an engine solving pawn endgames [10] [11] [12].

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  1. ^ not to confused with Lars Rasmussen (software developer)
  2. ^ Autobiography by John Roycroft, The Problemist, BCPS
  3. ^ List of All Known Mutual Zugzwangs
  4. ^ Lars Rasmussen (1991 - 2000). Mutual Zugzwang Results. (various) EG
  5. ^ Eugene Nalimov, Guy Haworth, Ernst A. Heinz (2000). Space-Efficient Indexing of Chess Endgame Tables. ICGA Journal, Vol. 23, No. 3
  6. ^ David Forthoffer, Lars Rasmussen, Sito Dekker (1989). A Correction to some KRKB-Database Results. ICCA Journal, Vol. 12, No. 1
  7. ^ Jaap van den Herik, Bob Herschberg, et al. (1988). Computer Checks on Human Analyses of the KRKB Endgame. ICCA Journal, Vol. 11, No. 1
  8. ^ John Nunn (1992). Perfect Prose. ICCA Journal, Vol. 15, No. 2
  9. ^ Secrets of Pawnless Endings - Chess Master by Carey Steveson
  10. ^ Chess | Culture by Jon Speelman, The Independent, July 30, 1999
  11. ^ Practical Chess Engame + Computer Analysis, May 17, 1998
  12. ^ Karsten Müller, Frank Lamprecht (2000). Secrets of Pawn Endings. Everyman Chess, (2007). re-issue by Gambit Publications
  13. ^ ICGA Reference Database (pdf)

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