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KomodoDragon reduces distance with Stockfish to just half a point

After the third double round robin of the Top Chess Engine Championship S22 Premier Division KomodoDragon has reduced the distance with Stockfish to just half a point. The open source chess engine Stockfish is still in the lead with 28,0/42 (14 wins, 28 draws, 0 losses), while KomodoDragon is second with 27,5/42 (15 wins, 25 draws, and 2 losses). Follow TCEC live: Official website / TCEC Twitch TV

The direct encounter between KomodoDragon and Stockfish in the third round robin finished with two draws (replay game 1 here and game 2 here). The win of Stockfish from the second round robin is what defines its lead in the general standings (replay here).

Lc0 is virtually out of contention for the top two positions, which award qualification for the Superfinal. Lc0 is with 26,0/42, increasing by 0,5 the distance to the second position. Rofchade continues to impress and hold the 4th position, while ScorpioNN and Slowchess will be battling for the final relegation spot.

See the second round robin report here

Standings after round 42

  1. Stockfish 28,0/42
  2. KomodoDragon 27,5/42
  3. Lc0 26,0/42
  4. RofChade 20,0/42
  5. Stoofvlees 18,5/42
  6. SlowChess 17,0/42
  7. ScorpioNN 16,0/42
  8. Igel 15,0/42

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