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When will quantity turn into quality?

When will quantity turn into quality?

Final position of the one and only Botvinnik – Fischer game (1962). Click on the image to enlarge. Analyzed the position with the 64 bit Rybka 3, and even after the depth of 39 moves it still can’t see that this is a draw. I wonder how many moves would reveal this draw for a chess program. It is really hard to estimate. The program tries every variation without repeating a position 3 times – because that means draw by the laws – and without any exchange, because that would also lead to draw in this situation, if white keeps