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Komodo wins the WCCC

After 6 play-off games Komodo has won the title World Computer Chess Champion 2017! Congratulations to Komodo and the team behind it! Final standings: Komodo Jonny Shredder Chiron More information is available on the WCCC 2017 page.

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WCCC Play-offs

With all games ended, there will be play-offs for place 1-2 between Jonny and Komodo and for place 3 between Shredder and Chiron. First 2 games with 45 min. + 15 s time control will be played. If those games … Continue reading

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World Computer Blitz Championship 2017

The results of the World Computer Blitz Championship can be found here: https://icga.leidenuniv.nl/?page_id=1994

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Facebook page

The ICGA now also has a Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/theICGA/.

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WCCC pairings and games

The computer chess games can be followed live on Chess.com (login and click on the events tab = binoculars) and also via http://toernooien.krabbenbos.org/LiveWCCC2017.html. There is a chatbox available! The pairing, results and standings can be found here: http://toernooien.krabbenbos.org/WCCC2017/ Games download in PGN: wccc2017.pgn. Report about … Continue reading

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WCSC results

All information about the WCSC 2017 has been moved to the https://icga.leidenuniv.nl/?page_id=1992. Photos can be found via the menu of the Computer Olympiad -> 2017 -> Photos.

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Schedule

The schedule for ICGA events is on this page: https://acg2017.wordpress.com/schedule/   We will post the new times on the WCSC 2017 page.

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Participants

World Computer Chess Championship (July 3rd-7th) Komodo (reigning champion from the 2016 event) Jonny (2015 World Computer Chess Champion) Deep Shredder (2015 World Chess Software Champion) Chiron (rated 3204 in the CCRL and 3180 in the SSFD list) The tournament … Continue reading

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World Computer Chess Championship – The first success of a new format

David Levy – ICGA President The new format for the World Computer Chess Championship appears to have been a success insofar as it has avoided the need for this year’s event to be cancelled, which is the only alternative we … Continue reading

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Important announcement: World Computer Chess Championship – A New Format

Dear Aficionados of the ICGA, The director of the ICGA, David Levy, has an important message about changes in the World Computer Chess Championship in light of the low number of entries this year. David Levy – ICGA President The … Continue reading

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