The participants list of the new season has been confirmed and the world’s best chess engines are going to enter the competition, making it possibly one of the most disputed computer chess races ever.
The final stage participants from last season are all going to enter the new TCEC season, including the grand champion Houdini 3, the new version of the super finalist Stockfish 4, the latest dev version of Komodo, and Rybka 4.1. One of the interesting newcomers is Bouquet, it substitutes Vitruvius. Here is the full list of the participants.
Arminius 100813 (latest dev version)
Bouquet 1.8 (latest dev version)
Equinox 2b (latest dev version)
Exchess 7.15b (latest dev version)
Gaviota 0.87a8 (latest dev version)
Hannibal 220813 (latest dev version)
Jonny 6 (participated in ICGA Yokohama)
Komodo 1063 (latest dev version)
Octochess 5172 (latest dev version)
The Baron 3.35a (latest dev version)
Toga II 280513 (latest dev version)