Welcome to the ICGA website: A welcome from the President.

This site, representing the ICGA community, aims to be a site of prime interest to computer-game enthusiasts across a wide spectrum of games. We hope you appreciate it and invite you to contribute to this site through the feedback channels, and consider joining the ICGA if you are not a member.

Computer Olympiad Registration Open

Register for the Olympiad here. The deadline is August 18.

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Guy Haworth

It is with deep sadness that I let our community know that Guy Haworth has passed away. To readers of the ICGA Journal, you will recognize his name as being a prolific contributor especially on the subjects of chess tablebases and the TCEC chess competitions. He was a low-key but passionate supporter of the ICGA’s mission. It was a privilege for me to have worked with him.

Our heartfelt sympathies go out to his wife Annette and sons Alex and Ben.

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2021 Computer Olympiad (update)

The latest information on this year’s Olympiad can be found here. The deadline for registration is August 18. Go for the gold!

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Advances in Computer Games (2021)

The Advances in Computer Games conference will be held online this year. It is tentatively scheduled for the week of November 22, with a paper submission deadline of September 6. Details can be found here.

Please consider submitting a paper. We look forward to finding out about the latest advances in AI applied to computer games.

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2021 Computer Olympiad

The 2021 Computer Olympiad will be held the last two weeks of August. It’s time to start debugging, tuning your code, reading the latest research advances, adding new ideas to your program, and preparing to go for the gold!

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2020 Computer Olympiad

The 2020 Computer Olympiad is over. We had 72 entries competing in 21 tournaments. The final results are here. Thank you to all the competitors for participating. Thank you for Hiroyuki Iida and I-Chen Wu for their organizational efforts.

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Computer Olympiad 2020: Under Way!

There were over 70 entries to the Olympiad, resulting in 21 tournaments. Follow the competition results here. Best wishes to all the competitors for an exciting and fun competition.

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Computer Olympiad 2020 — registration deadline in two weeks

This year, for the first time, the Computer Olympiad is online. There has been lots of interest in the event. If you have not registered to compete, please do so as soon as possible (it helps with the planning).
Thank you — and good luck!

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Computer Olympiad 2020 Registration Open

Registration for the Computer Olympiad is now open! Help make our online competition a success by entering your state-of-the-art program, or dusting off your code from a few years ago to see how it fares against the new generation of programs.

Early registrations are appreciated as it allows us to better plan for the event.

We look forward to a successful competition, and the practical demonstration of new ideas in artificial intelligence.

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Computer Olympiad 2020 Update

The Computer Olympiad 2020 page is regularly being updated. Please go there to see which completions are likely to be happen. Registration will open shortly.

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