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Houdini is still perfect in TCEC – Season 7

The new TCEC Season 7 graphic by Santiago Méndez

The new TCEC Season 7 graphic by Santiago Méndez

Houdini 4 continues to impress with perfect 7/7 score in the first Stage of the strongest computer engine chess competition TCEC – Season 7. The engine is on top with the same 100% result, as the winner of TCEC – Stage 1a, Gull.

Houdini’s “victims” so far were Crafty 24.1, Spark 1.1, The Baron 3.36, Senpai 1, Nightmare 7.82a, Scorpio 2.77 and Exchess 7.31b.

The top seeded Komodo 8 is just one point behind the leader, followed by Naum. The latter has collected 5 points out of 7 rounds.

Follow the encounter Crafty – Junior LIVE at the official TCEC website and be ready for the next duels: Nightmare – Arminius and Houdini – Naum.

More on TCECOfficial website / Participants / Reports for Stage 1a after Round 1Round 3Round 5Round 7Round 8Round 9Round 10Round 11

HistoryKomodo wins TCEC Season 5 / Stockfish wins Season 6Gull wins Stage 1a

Standings after 7 rounds:

1 Houdini 4 3145 7.0
2 Komodo 8 3151 6.0
3 Naum 4.6 3001 5.0
4 Jonny 6 2859 4.5
5 Crafty 24.1 2466 4.0
6 Texel 1.05a7 2916 4.0
7 Junior 13.3 2921 3.5
8 Spark 1.1 2749 3.5
9 Senpai 1 2973 3.0
10 Nightmare 7.82a 2808 2.5
11 The Baron 3.36 2638 2.5
12 Scorpio 2.77 2754 2.0
13 Arminius 090314 2454 1.0
14 Exchess 7.31b 2670 0.5

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