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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
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
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
The ICGA is in need of a new Editor-in-Chief for the academic contributions to the ICGA Journal. After many, many years under the outstanding editorship of Professor Jaap van den Herik, who retired from the post earlier this year, we … Continue reading
Here is the preliminary schedule of the ICGA events: Schedule 24-03-15 The number of rounds in the WCCC depends on the number of participants.
You will find the tournament rules and additional event information here.
You can find information on hotels in Leiden here. Rules and more information coming soon.
David Levy : ICGA President The ICGA has received formal complaints against the Chess programs LOOP and THINKER, both of which have participated in the World Computer Chess Championship. LOOP was entered by Fritz Reul into the 2007 WCCC in … Continue reading