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Prizes at the World Computer Chess Championships in Stockholm, July 13th-19th 2018

Thank you to all who sent us have their opinions about the distribution of the 5,000 Euro prize fund for the Stockholm tournaments. A big majority of you are in favour of having prizes for all three tournaments, and for … Continue reading

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World Computer Chess Championship Prize Fund

The ICGA is pleased to announce that the World Computer Chess Championship tournaments in Stockholm (July 13th-19th) will have a total prize fund of 5,000 Euro (approximately USA$6,000). Before deciding how to allocate this prize fund we would like to … Continue reading

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Hotel Information

The events will take place at the Stockholmsmässan in Stockholm, Sweden http://www.stockholmsmassan.se/?sc_lang=en The IJCAI and EUAI conferences, which are taking place in the same building as the ICGA event, have deals with a couple of local hotels. Visit https://book.passkey.com/event/49566506/owner/49181/home for booking at … Continue reading

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ICGA Chess Events Entry form

Please use this link to enter programs for the World Computer CHess Championship, World Chess Software Championship and Speed Chess: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfn2c2QFyjcyvobh9zL49Y265jWj3GItpF5Nmlz7Z7X_3J0vg/viewform

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Rules and Schedule

You will find the 2018  updated rules here: Rules ICGA events 2018 and  updated schedule here: ICGA Chess Schedule 2018.

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World Computer Chess Championships 2018 – Tournament schedule

Please find attached the tournament schedule for this year’s ICGA Chess events in Stockholm, which are taking place from July 13th-19th: Excel: /wp-content/uploads/2018/02/ICGA-Chess-Schedule-2018.xlsx PDF: /wp-content/uploads/2018/02/ICGA-Chess-Schedule-2018-2.pdf You will find here the schedule for the World Computer Chess Championship (WCCC), the World Chess Software Championship (WCSC) … Continue reading

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World Computer Chess Championships 2018

The International Computer Games Association (ICGA) is very pleased to announce that the 2018 World Computer Chess Championship, as well as the 2018 World Chess Software Championship and the 2018 World Computer Speed Chess Championship, will all take place in … Continue reading

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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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