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TCEC Season 17 – Premier Division is now live!

TCEC Season 17 – Premier Division is now live!

The key stages of the Top Chess Engine Championship Season 17 are now live at the official website of the competition. The Premier Division kicked off with a game between the current Grand Champion Stockfish and the newcomer to the division Ethereal (replay the game here). Format of the Premier Division This year the Premier Division [...]

TCEC S17 – detailed information

TCEC S17 – detailed information

The Top Chess Engine Championship TCEC is going to start in about 10 days time. And it is going to be amazing! TCEC S17 will have a solid hardware upgrade, a new adjusted format and a new structure, a dedicated news website with a merchandising section and more.   Hardware upgrades for TCEC CPU server [...]

Texas Collegiate Super Finals

Texas Collegiate Super Finals

Saturday, Oct. 19 – Sunday, Oct. 20 9:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. Location: JO Performance Hall Four Board match between UT Dallas, Texas Tech and UT Rio Grande Valley. Each school will have their ‘A’ Team and ‘B’ Team playing. Winner gets to keep the prestigious Super Final trophy for one year. Sat. Opening Ceremony [...]

TCEC S16 starts Sunday July 14th at 15:00 CEST

TCEC S16 starts Sunday July 14th at 15:00 CEST

Season 16 of the Top Chess Engine Championship starts this Sunday July 14th at 15:00 CEST. A total of 18 engines will battle for six promotion spots in the newly formed Qualification Division. Among them are three Neural Networks – ScorpioNN, ChessFighterNN, and Stoofvlees. Their main competitors are the seasoned engines Rodent, Wasp, chess22k, and [...]

TCEC Season 16 – information and participants

TCEC Season 16 – information and participants

TCEC Season 16 is going to start Sunday July 14th at 15:00 CEST with the participation of the strongest computer chess software. For the first time ever a Neural Network – Leela Chess Zero aka Lc0 – will defend both a league title and a Cup title. TCEC Season 16 will feature a new format. [...]

TCEC15: the 15th Top Chess Engine Championship

TCEC15: the 15th 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 [...]

Alexandra Goryachkina wins the Women Candidates Chess 2019

Alexandra Goryachkina wins the Women Candidates Chess 2019

The Russian chess player Aleksandra Goryachkina won the Women Candidates Chess 2019 with two rounds to spare. The youngest participant of the tournament finished with 9.5 points out of 14 and secured the right to play the Women’s World Championship Match against the Women`s World Champion Ju Wenjun (China). The prize fund of the coming championship match is 500,000 [...]

TCEC Cup 3 report

TCEC Cup 3 report

Written by Guy Haworth and Nelson Hernandez Reading, UK and Maryland, USA [Corresponding author: g.haworth@reading.ac.uk] This is the next article in our series of analytical articles on past TCEC events. The main text can be read below on this webpage; to view the full layouted article in pdf format, including the important tables, graphs and [...]

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 [...]

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