Chess

News from ‘Chess bits’

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 [...]

Komodo MCTS (Monte Carlo Tree Search) is the new star of TCEC

Komodo MCTS (Monte Carlo Tree Search) is the new star of TCEC

Interview with Mark Lefler and Larry Kaufman

TCEC Season 13 – the 13th Top Chess Engine Championship

TCEC Season 13 – the 13th Top Chess Engine Championship

Written by Guy Haworth and Nelson Hernandez Reading, UK and Maryland, USA This is the first in a new series of analytical articles on TCEC events. The full 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 the [...]

TCEC Season 14 – Let’s get ready to !boom

TCEC Season 14 – Let’s get ready to !boom

Season 14 of the Top Chess Engine Championship, the premier chess software competition, starts this Monday, November 12th, at 16:00 CET. It will involve the strongest chess programs and neural networks in the traditional division system. A total of 36 engines with ELO 3000+ will compete, divided into five divisions and a Superfinal. TCEC S14 [...]

Caruana – Carlsen 2018 game 1 LIVE!

Caruana – Carlsen 2018 game 1 LIVE!

Live with the strongest analysis ever

The Women’s World Championship officially starts in Khanty-Mansiysk

The Women’s World Championship officially starts in Khanty-Mansiysk

On November 2, the FIDE Women’s World Championship 2018 officially started. The Opening Ceremony of the event was held in the Organ hall of the Concert and theater center “Ugra-Classic”. Guests and participants had a chance to enjoy fairy-tale organ melodies performed by Elena Kozemirenko before the official part of the ceremony. The first part [...]

TCEC emotes design contest

TCEC emotes design contest

TCEC is looking for emotes for its Twitch chat, so a TCEC Emote Design Contest (EDC) is opened. You are invited to send in you own original designs for evaluation by our Emote Jury, consisting of 5 members. The contest opens on 11 November 2018 and after selecting winners, these will gradually be released in [...]

TCEC Cup 2018 brackets

TCEC Cup 2018 brackets

// The TCEC Cup will take place right after the Premier Division and before the Superfinal, the exact dates will be announced soon. It will be a knockout championship with 32 participants divided into brackets. Each participant will be seeded according to its standing in the TCEC league event with the #1 seed meeting the [...]

An Indian and Colombian engagement at the Batumi Olympiad

An Indian and Colombian engagement at the Batumi Olympiad

Niklesh Jain of India proposes to Angela Franco of Colombia minutes before the start of 2nd round of the Batumi Olympiad 2018! It was a surprise for Angela, while Niklesh had planned it all! An amazing moment not just for Niklesh and Angela but the chess community in general. A Colombian got engaged to an [...]

Chess Olympiad 2018 LIVE!

Chess Olympiad 2018 LIVE!

Live games with computer analysis

Chess, chess news and tournaments by Chessdom © 2007 - 2018