The world’s strongest computer championship TCEC continues with Stage 1c. After 6 rounds it has a surprising leader. The 2900 club engine Protector 1.6 (2928) is leading the pack with 5,5/6. It has five victories and a draw vs last season’s champion Komodo.
Komodo and Junior share second place, each with 5,0/6. Junior made draws with Jonny and Rybka, while Komodo was held by Protector and Scorpio.
Rybka is currently 4th with 4,0/6, half a point ahead of Scorpio and a full point ahead of the 3000+ ELO engine Chiron. See the full standings at the official website
Stage 1a: Houdini wins Stage 1a
Stage 1b: Naum wins Stage 1b with drama
Stage 1c: Interview with Enrique Sánchez Acosta, author of Alfil