Author Archives: Joke Hellemons

Updated programme and schedule

We finished the programme of the 21st WCCC and the 18th Computer Olympiad. It can be found under this link. The schedule of the ICGA Events 2015 has been updated and the renewed version can be found here. In addition, there has been … Continue reading

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Public transport in the Netherlands

Here is a basic guide to trains, buses and trams in the Netherlands. The Netherlands has excellent public transport links, and the swipecard payment system OV-chipkaart is the official transport payment system for the metro, bus and tram throughout the Netherlands. The … Continue reading

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Allegations against two more Chess Engines – The LOOP Program

By David Levy The International Computer Games Association (ICGA) has received a formal complaint from Fabien Letouzey, the programmer of FRUIT, regarding the program LOOP. In addition the ICGA has received sufficient prima facie evidence to warrant an investigation. The … Continue reading

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Rebuttal of Riis

This week Dr Soren Riis posted a four part article on Chessbase.com in a somewhat belated attempt to defend Vasik Rajlich. Regular readers will recall that Rajlich’s actions led the International Computer GamesAssociation (ICGA) to find him guilty of breaking … Continue reading

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