Don't need to check for bestValue < beta to split
[stockfish] / src / search.cpp
index f6c2233b1519b8887f19919c789059e603e019d7..654efb3265f453caf9e8cfe398e04c625abc0b08 100644 (file)
@@ -1003,9 +1003,10 @@ split_point_start: // At split points actual search starts from here
       // Step 19. Check for splitting the search
       if (   !SpNode
           &&  depth >= Threads.min_split_depth()
-          &&  bestValue < beta
           &&  Threads.available_slave_exists(thisThread))
       {
+          assert(bestValue < beta);
+
           bestValue = Threads.split<FakeSplit>(pos, ss, alpha, beta, bestValue, &bestMove,
                                                depth, threatMove, moveCount, mp, NT);
           if (bestValue >= beta)