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Tucano, the Brazilian chess engine

Tucano, the Brazilian chess engine

Interview with Alcides Schulz, developer of Tucano

Breaking: Leela Chess Zero enters TCEC Season 12

Breaking: Leela Chess Zero enters TCEC Season 12

The first neural network engine in TCEC

TCEC Season 12 – participants and information

TCEC Season 12 – participants and information

The Top Chess Engine Championship Season 12 is going to start in the second half of April 2018, a few hours after the last game of the Stockfish – Houdini S11 match. It will once again be a division system with 32 engines of relative strength 3000+ ELO, all taking place on a high end [...]

TCEC Season 11 final standings

TCEC Season 11 final standings

Important in the initial seeding of Season 12

How to support TCEC

How to support TCEC

TCEC (Top Chess Engine Championship) is a top computer chess tournament that aims at very high quality chess, using long time controls, played strictly between between chess engines created by different developers/programmers. TCEC is broadcast live and has a large regular audience. There have been already 11 past seasons of TCEC and the 12th one [...]

Stockfish convincingly wins TCEC Season 11

Stockfish convincingly wins TCEC Season 11

Stockfish jumps from 3rd last year to convincing 1st position

27 new Grandmasters approved by the Q1 Minsk Presidential Board

27 new Grandmasters approved by the Q1 Minsk Presidential Board

The chess community expanded by 27 Grandmasters, after the 1st quarter Presidential Board approved their titles in Minsk. The new Grandmasters come from Armenia, Brazil, Canada, Czech Republic, Spain, France, Georgia, Germany, Hungary, India, Iran, Iceland, Peru, Russia, Slovakia, USA, and Azerbaijan. The Board approved also 48 International Masters, 2 Women Grand Masters, and 7 [...]

TCEC Superfinal Stockfish – Houdini starts at 17:30 CET

TCEC Superfinal Stockfish – Houdini starts at 17:30 CET

Stockfish, the open source engine by Marco Costalba, Joona Kiiski, Gary Linscott and a huge community of contributors, has convincingly won TCEC Premier Division. Stockfish collected 61,0/84 points to secure the gold medal and the right to challenge the current champion Houdini for the TCEC Grand Champion title. The Superfinal match of the Top Chess [...]

Carlsen – Caruana 2018 is the World Chess Championship

Carlsen – Caruana 2018 is the World Chess Championship

Carlsen – Caruana is the final for the 2018 World Chess Championship. Fabiano Caruana won the Candidates in Berlin after a highly contested battle. The Candidates title gave Caruana a hefty prize of 95 000 eur and the right to challenge the reigning champion Magnus Carlsen. Replay: Candidates Berlin 2018 / Carlsen – Karjakin 2016 [...]

Candidates Chess 2018 LIVE!

Candidates Chess 2018 LIVE!

Live games with computer analysis

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