TCEC Season 1 – Stage 1 starts at Tuesday, January 22nd at 14:00 CET.
Stage 1 is a 7-round Swiss consisting of 32 chess engines. The top 16 will move on to Stage 2a / 2b,
while those finishing 17-32 are out of TCEC for the current season. Stage 2a / 2b will start 2 days
after Stage 1 is finished.
The list of participating chess engines for Stage 1 is as follows:
Houdini, Komodo, Critter, Rybka,
Stockfish, Gull, Equinox, Vitruvius,
Chiron, Hiarcs, Shredder, Hannibal,
Spike, Protector, Quazar, Junior,
Minkochess, Nemo, Texel, Scorpio,
Crafty, Dirty, Gaviota, Octochess,
Arasan, Exchess, Prodeo, Redqueen
Rodent, The Baron, Danasah, Nebula
TCEC is using 150m + 60s per move for the whole game, running on an Intel Core i7 3770k @ 4500 MHz.
Up to 3 cores can be used for engines capable of SMP.
Read the full TCEC rules here:
The broadcast will be running 24/7 with 1 game at a time, and can be watched here:
Finished games from Stage 1 will be moved here:
Read the latest TCEC news here:
https://www.facebook.com/tcec.chess (you can read without having a FB account)
Old TCEC archive: