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Shiga,
a Chinese Chess program by Shi-Jim Yen and Ming-Cheng Cheng, so far the most successful program participating at ICGA Computer Olympiads, winning 5 times the gold medal, and 6 times silver. In the 2004 ICGA Journal introduction Computer Chinese Chess, Shiga was characterized as knowledge-based program written in Visual Basic reaching 10 to 11 ply in a minute [1] In 2011, Shiga was already designed to run on multiple processors to search more than 20 plies of a type-B kind of search [2] along with a fine-tuned pattern-matching system.

Authors

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Shiga's ICGA Tournaments

Edition
Version
Ranking
Participants
6th Computer Olympiad, Maastricht 2001
SG 8.2
2
3
7th Computer Olympiad, Maastricht 2002
Shiga 8.1
2
4
8th Computer Olympiad, Graz 2003
Lock
5
5
10th Computer Olympiad, Taipei 2005

2
14
11th Computer Olympiad, Turin 2006

2
5
12th Computer Olympiad, Amsterdam 2007

2
5
13th Computer Olympiad, Beijing 2008

11
18
15th Computer Olympiad, Kanazawa 2010

1
5
16th Computer Olympiad, Tilburg 2011

1
3
17th Computer Olympiad, Yokohama 2013

1
4
18th Computer Olympiad, Leiden 2015

1
6
19th Computer Olympiad, Leiden 2016

1
4
20th Computer Olympiad, Leiden 2017

2
5

Selected Publications


Forum Posts


External Links


References

  1. ^ Shi-Jim Yen, Jr-Chang Chen, Tai-Ning Yang, Shun-Chin Hsu (2004). Computer Chinese Chess. ICGA Journal, Vol. 27, No. 1, pdf
  2. ^ Shi-Jim Yen, Tsan-Cheng Su, I-Chen Wu (2011). Shiga wins Chinese Chess Tournament. ICGA Journal, Vol. 34, No. 2
  3. ^ Shiga's ICGA Tournaments

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