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Sito Dekker,
a Dutch physicist, electrical engineer, computer scientist, and CEO and Owner of DekTec Digital Video [1][2]. During his education at the Delft University of Technology in the 80s, Sito Dekker was co-author of the computer chess programs Pion and Dutch [3] [4], and researched on endgame tablebases. Along with David Forthoffer and Lars Rasmussen, he was primary author of the automated database generation program RETRO, considering both en passant and castling inside its indexing scheme [5]. They revealed five discrepancies in KRKB [6] from the numbers published by Jaap van den Herik and Bob Herschberg, et al. [7].
Sito Dekker [8]

Selected Publications



  1. ^ Sito Dekker from LinkedIn
  2. ^ Dektec Digital Video
  3. ^ CSVN PAGINA2 - Schaakcomputers achterna by Tom Fürstenberg (Dutch)
  4. ^ Zevende Nederlands Kampioenschap Computerschaak, Leiden 10, 11, 17 en 18 Oktober 1987.pdf hosted by Hein Veldhuis » DOCCC 1987
  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. ^ Smoelenboek Fast 50 2008 (pdf)
  9. ^ ICGA Reference Database (pdf)

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