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Komodo with a full point lead at TCEC

tcec-chessThe 3086 ELO rated engine Komodo is sole leader of Stage 2 the strongest computer event TCEC. Komodo has collected 11,5/16, a full point more than Stockfish and Gull. They are followed by Rybka and Hiarcs at 10,0/16 and Houdini and Critter at 9,5/16.

The ongoing TCEC Stage 2 consists of 19 rounds and the top 10 engines move on to the next stage. Stage 3 will start immediately after. It consists of the 10 engines that qualified from Stage 2. The format for Stage 3 is a double round robin and the openings are chosen randomly per pair so that each engine will play both sides of the same opening against each other. The top 6 will move on to Stage 4 while the rest is out of TCEC for the current Season. 90 games are played in Stage 3.

So far close to mathematical qualification for Stage 3 have achieved nine engines – Komodo, Stockfish, Gull, Hiarcs, Houdini, Rybka, Critter, Bouquet, and Naum. One place is to be decided and it looks like a fierce fight between Jonny, Shredder, Junior, and Spike. Watch the live games here / Visit the official website

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Standings after R16

Engine ELO Points
1 Komodo 3086 11.5
2 Gull 3063 10.5
3 Stockfish 3098 10.5
4 Rybka 3092 10
5 Hiarcs 2979 10
6 Houdini 3146 9.5
7 Critter 1.6a 3072 9.5
8 Bouquet 1.8a 3069 9
9 Naum 2978 9
10 Jonny 2789 7.5
11 Spike 2921 7
12 Shredder 2942 7
13 Junior 2913 7
14 Equinox 3051 6
15 Spark 2889 5.5
16 Onno 2834 4
17 Tornado 2830 4
18 Toga 2857 3
19 Exchess 2702 3

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