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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 [...]

TCEC Season 15 – To A/B or NNot to A/B, That is the Question

TCEC Season 15 – To A/B or NNot to A/B, That is the Question

Season 15 of the Top Chess Engine Championship will begin this March 5th at 20:00 CET. It will feature a record number of engines to accommodate the booming sector and a record ELO of the participants. A total of 44 engines will face off in a division based system to determine the current status quo [...]

Allie+Stein, the new neural network based engine entering TCEC S15

Allie+Stein, the new neural network based engine entering TCEC S15

Three NNs will play in TCEC S15

The TCEC14 Computer Chess Superfinal: a perspective

The TCEC14 Computer Chess Superfinal: a perspective

TCEC S14 was amazing! by GM Matthew Sadler

Stockfish continues to dominate computer chess, wins TCEC S14

Stockfish continues to dominate computer chess, wins TCEC S14

Stockfish continues to dominate computer chess after defeating LCZero at the Superfinal of Season 14 of the Top Chess Engines Championship. This is a fourth consecutive title for the open source engine – after winning Season 11 of TCEC last April 2018, Stockfish never let go the title. This time, however, it was a really [...]

Tiebreak looming at the TCEC Superfinal

Tiebreak looming at the TCEC Superfinal

First TCEC Superfinal tiebreak ever upcoming?

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