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Saturday, October 19, 2013

Komodo Chess Engine wins TCEC Stage 2

Chess Blog for Daily Chess News and Trivia (c) Alexandra Kosteniuk, 2013

Hello everyone,
Komodo chess engine has won the second stage of the world's strongest computer chess championship, the TCEC. The engine is rated 3084 and is by Don Dailey and Larry Kaufman. In second place is Stockfish 4, by M. Costalba, T. Romstad and J. Kiiski. Stockfish is rated 3098. Third place went to Gull 2.2 by Vadim Demichev. 

With the same points as Gull, but with lower tiebreak, at fourth and fifth positions are Hiarcs. It is the top placed engine under 3000 elo and fared through the event with good start and strong finish. Houdini 3, the absolute champion of the competition, remained at 5th position. The engine by Robert Houdart is rated 3145 elo.

A total of 10 engines qualify for Stage 3 (that starts October 19th at 12:00 CET). The remaining qualifiers are Bouquet with 11,5/19, Rybka with 11,5/19, Critter with 11,5/19, Naum with 10,0/19, and Junior with 8,5/19. (Final standings all engines here)

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