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 will be all-play-all three times, so 9 rounds in total.

World Chess Software Championship (July 1st-2nd)

The Baron (Richard Pijl)
Chess Ebiz 9 (Bruno Bras)
Deep Shredder (Stefan Meyer-Kahlen)
Jonny (Johannes Zwanzger)
Komodo (Mark Lefler & Larry Kaufman)
Ziggurat (David Norris)
Chiron (Ubaldo Andrea Farina)

These 7 participants will play a 7-round all-play-all tournament.

(NOTE If the majority of participants prefer to play a double round tournament with a faster time control it can be discussed at the participants meeting just prior to the tournament.)

World Computer Chess Speed Championship (July 5th)

Chess Ebiz 9 (Bruno Bras)
Deep Shredder (Stefan Meyer-Kahlen)
Jonny (Johannes Zwanzger)
Komodo (Mark Lefler & Larry Kaufman)
Ziggurat (David Norris)
Chirron (Ubaldo Andrea Farina)

These 6 participants will play a double round all-play-all tournament.

–David Levy

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