TCEC Elite Match - Season 2http://www.tcec-chess.org/tcec_em.php
STARTS TUESDAY APRIL 12TH @ 14:00 CEST
Official discussion thread: http://www.tcec-chess.org/viewtopic.php?f=22&t=115NB: You need to be registered in order to participate or view the discussion on the official site.
For live chat please visit http://chessbomb.comNB: Don't pay too much attention to their built-in computer analysis since it's running multi pv which slows it down considerably.
NB: Engine updates are allowed only until the tournament starts,
N Engine Pts SB Ry Ho
1 Rybka 0.0 0.00 --
1 Houdini 0.0 0.00 --
and then the engine version numbers will be added.Info:
CPU: Intel Core i7 980x @ 4198 MHz
MB: Asus Rampage III Gene
RAM: 12 GB Corsair
OS: Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
Threads: Up to 6 per engine.
Tournament length: 40 games (20 openings + 20 reversed openings).
Openings: Randomly selected from the TCEC main opening book consisting of 9106 openings.All openings are fixed to 10 moves and analyzed by a top engine for approximately 24 seconds.Time Control:
150 minutes + 30 seconds added per move for the whole game.Graphical User Interface:
Resign: +/- 7.50 eval for 5 moves in a row (both engines)
Draw: An eval of +0.05/-0.05 for 5 moves in a row (both engines - only possible at move 30 or later)If there is a pawn advance, or a capture by any kind, this draw counter will reset
Hash: Max 4096 MB per engine
Endgame tablebases: For any engine using these, all 3-4-5 men are available (Nalimov, Gaviota etc.)
Endgame cache: Up to 256 MB
For complete information on the rules and hardware, see the http://www.tcec-chess.org/info.php
This is the last event of the second season. The winner will be the
TCEC Season 2 Champion. Houdini is the defending title holder.
Complete season 1 archive: http://www.tcec-chess.org/archive.php
For news and updates check the News forum regularly: http://www.tcec-chess.org/viewforum.php?f=1