The top chess engine championship TCEC is underway with Stage 1a finished and won by Gull and Stage 1b underway with Komodo, Houdini, and Naum as 3000+ ELO engines.
The biggest attention magnet is the new Komodo 8, a version that is ready to challenge last year’s throne of Stockfish. Komodo begins its participation today after 11:00 CET with two consecutive games. First it will take on Junior 13.3 in the last game of round 1, while immediately after starts the first game of round 2 Exchess – Komodo.
A day of 3100+ ELO chess is ahead, join the official site for the live games with Speed, TB, Depth, and PV graphs .
Stage 1a: Gull wins Stage 1a