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TCEC Cup 3 – pairings and information

TCEC Cup 3 – pairings and information

TCEC Cup starts Monday at 19:00 UTC

TCEC Season 14 – the 14th Top Chess Engine Championship

TCEC Season 14 – the 14th Top Chess Engine Championship

Written by Guy Haworth and Nelson Hernandez Reading, UK and Maryland, USA Corresponding author: g.haworth@reading.ac.uk This is the latest in our series of analytical articles on past TCEC events. The main text can be read below on this webpage, and at the bottom you will find a link to the full layouted article in pdf [...]

The TCEC14 Computer Chess Superfinal: a perspective

The TCEC14 Computer Chess Superfinal: a perspective

TCEC S14 was amazing! by GM Matthew Sadler

Tiebreak looming at the TCEC Superfinal

Tiebreak looming at the TCEC Superfinal

First TCEC Superfinal tiebreak ever upcoming?

TCEC Cup 2 report

TCEC Cup 2 report

Written by Guy Haworth and Nelson Hernandez Reading, UK and Maryland, USA This is the third in a new series of analytical articles on past TCEC events. The main text can be read below on this webpage, and at the bottom you will find a link to the full layouted article in pdf format, including [...]

Stockfish wins the Premier Division, Lc0 qualifies for the Superfinal

Stockfish wins the Premier Division, Lc0 qualifies for the Superfinal

The dominance of Stockfish in the Top Chess Engine Championship continues full steam ahead. The open source engine by Marco Costalba, Joona Kiiski, Gary Linscott and a huge community of contributors, won the Premier Division of Season 14 convincingly, not losing a single game along the way. With the victory Stockfish qualifies for the Superfinal, [...]

First major title for a Neural Network in chess: LC0 wins TCEC Cup

First major title for a Neural Network in chess: LC0 wins TCEC Cup

Neural Network chess fans around the world are celebrating as the first major computer chess title for the self-learning engine Lc0 (Leela Chess Zero) is a fact. Lc0 conquered the golden medal of the TCEC Cup in a 32 player knockout against the best engines in the world. The only NN playing in the competition [...]

TCEC Season 12 – the 12th Top Chess Engine Championship

TCEC Season 12 – the 12th Top Chess Engine Championship

Written by Guy Haworth and Nelson Hernandez Reading, UK and Maryland, USA This is the second in a new series of analytical articles on past TCEC events. The main text can be read below on this webpage, and at the bottom you will find a link to the full layouted article in pdf format, including [...]

TCEC Cup 2 brackets and rules

TCEC Cup 2 brackets and rules

The second edition of TCEC Cup, the minor trophy of the Top Chess Engine Championship, is going to start this January 21st. It will be a knockout competition involving the 32 world’s best chess engines. See the announcement article here. TCEC Cup 2 consists of a total of 32 matches divided into sixteenth-final (aka round [...]

TCEC Cup 2 to start 17 January 2019

TCEC Cup 2 to start 17 January 2019

The second edition of TCEC Cup, the minor trophy of the Top Chess Engine Championship, is going to start this January 17th. It will be a knockout competition involving the 32 world’s best chess engines. TCEC Cup 2 consists of a total of 31 matches divided into sixteenth-final, eighth-final, quarter-final, semi-final and final. For an [...]

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