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The Sixteenth World Computer Chess Championship took place from September 28 to October 5, 2008, Beijing Golden Century Golf Club, Qinglonghu Township, Fangshan District, Beijing, China, in conjunction with the 13th Computer Olympiad and the 6th International Conference on Computers and Games. After the disqualification of Rybka in June 2011, Hiarcs is World Computer Chess Champion 2008 [1] .
View from the hotelroom [2]

Final Standing

16th World Computer Chess Championship, Beijing, CN [3]
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Program
CC
R1
R2
R3
R4
R5
R6
R7
R8
R9
P
1 (-)
Rybka
US
9w1
5w1
4b½
7w1
6b1
10w1
8b1
2w1
3b½
8
2 (1)
Hiarcs
GB
4b½
7w1
6b1
10w1
8b1
9b½
3w1
1b0
5w1
7
3 (2)
Junior
IL
5b½
4w1
7b1
6w½
10b1
8w½
2b0
9b1
1w½
6
4 (3)
Cluster Toga
DE
2w½
3b0
1w½
5b½
9w1
7w1
6b0
10w1
8b1

5 (4)
Shredder
DE
3w½
1b0
9w½
4w½
7b½
6w1
10b1
8w½
2b0

6 (5)
Falcon
IL
10w1
8b0
2w0
3b½
1w0
5b0
4w1
7b½
9w1
4
7 (5)
Jonny
DE
8w1
2b0
3w0
1b0
5w½
4b0
9w1
6w½
10b1
4
8 (7)
Deep Sjeng
BE
7b0
6w1
10b1
9b½
2w0
3b½
1w0
5b½
4w0

9 (8)
The Baron
NL
1b0
10w1
5b½
8w½
4b0
2w½
7b0
3w0
6b0

10 (9)
Mobile Chess
CN
6b0
9b0
8w0
2b0
3w0
1b0
5w0
4b0
7w0
0

Participants

16th World Computer Chess Championship, Beijing, CN
Program
CC
Authors, Operators
Hardware
Cluster Toga
DE
Kai Himstedt, Ulf Lorenz, Thomas Gaksch, Clemens Keck,
Fabien Letouzey, Timo Klaustermeyer
Cluster, 24 cores
Deep Sjeng
BE
Gian-Carlo Pascutto
Intel Core 2, 4 x 2.8GHz
Falcon
IL
Omid David, Erdogan Günes
Intel Core 2, 2 x 2.1GHz
Hiarcs
GB
Mark Uniacke, Harvey Williamson, Sebastian Böhme
Intel Skulltrail, 8 x 4GHz
Jonny
DE
Johannes Zwanzger
Cluster, 16 cores
Junior
IL
Amir Ban, Shay Bushinsky, Alon Greenfeld
Intel Dunnington, 12 x 2.67GHz
Mobile Chess
CN
Huang Chen
Nokia 6120c
Rybka
US
Vasik Rajlich, Larry Kaufman, Jeroen Noomen, Hans van der Zijden
Intel 40-core (5x2x4) Harpertown cluster
Shredder
DE
Stefan Meyer-Kahlen, Sandro Necchi
Intel Core 2, 8 x 3.16GHz
The Baron
NL
Richard Pijl, Arturo Ochoa
AMD Opteron 270, 4 x 2GHz

Photos

Prize Ceremony 1

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David Levy, Hans van der Zijden, Harvey Williamson, Amir Ban, Gian-Carlo Pascutto, Xinhe Xu [4]

Prize Ceremony 2

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December 2011: ICGA President David Levy presents the Shannon Trophy to Mark Uniacke [5]

Publications


Forum Posts


External Links


References

  1. ^ Rybka disqualified and banned from World Computer Chess Championships | ChessVibes by Peter Doggers, June 29, 2011 » ICGA Investigations
  2. ^ Computerschach-WM in Peking by Johannes Zwanzger, October 1, 2008, hosted by Schachclub Forchheim (German)
  3. ^ 16th World Computer Chess Championship - Beijing 2008 (ICGA Tournaments)
  4. ^ Index of /sebi/WCCC-Beijing-2008 pictures by Sebastian Böhme
  5. ^ Computer Chess World Championship 2008 Hiarcs wins! by Harvey Williamson, Hiarcs Forum, December 16, 2011

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