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Last round in TCEC – Stage 1b: five engines fight for the last qualifying spot

The new TCEC Season 7 graphic by Santiago Méndez

The new TCEC Season 7 graphic by Santiago Méndez

The last round of TCEC Season 7 – Stage 1b is in progress and five chess engines fight for the last qualifying spot.

According to the TCEC rules the top 7 engines qualify for TCEC – Stage 2, while the rest are out of TCEC for the current season. Komodo 8 and Houdini 4 lead with 10.5/12 points, followed by Naum 4.6 and Jonny 6 with 8 points, while Junior 13.3 and Texel 1.05a7 share fifth place with 7/12.

The final spot will be decided between Spark 1.1 (5.5 points), Crafty 24.1 (5 points), Senpai 1 (5 points), Scorpio 2.77 (4.5 points) and The Baron (4.5 points).

Don’t miss the decisive last round duels LIVE at TCEC official website:
Junior 13.3 vs. Exchess 7.31b,
Komodo 8 vs. Arminius 090314,
Texel 1.05a7 vs. Naum 4.6,
Jonny 6 vs. Houdini 4,
Scorpio 2.77 vs. Nightmare 7.82a,
Senpai 1 vs. Crafty 24.1,
The Baron 3.36 vs. Spark 1.1

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, Houdini 4 vs. Komodo 8: battle of titans

Standings after 12 rounds:

1 Komodo 8 3151 10.5 12
2 Houdini 4 3145 10.5 12
3 Naum 4.6 3001 8.0 12
4 Jonny 6 2859 8.0 12
5 Junior 13.3 2921 7.0 12
6 Texel 1.05a7 2916 7.0 12
7 Spark 1.1 2749 5.5 12
8 Crafty 24.1 2466 5.0 12
9 Senpai 1 2973 5.0 12
10 Scorpio 2.77 2754 4.5 12
11 The Baron 3.36 2638 4.5 12
12 Nightmare 7.82a 2808 3.5 12
13 Exchess 7.31b 2670 3.0 12
14 Arminius 090314 2454 2.0 12

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