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The First World Chess Software Championship took place from September 24 to October 2, 2010, at Shiinoki Cultural Complex, Kanazawa, Japan, in conjunction with the 18th World Computer Chess Championship, the 15th Computer Olympiad and the 7th Computer and Games conference. All events were hosted by Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST) and organized by the ICGA [1]. Unified Hardware was based on Intel® Xeon® W3520, 8M Cache, 2.66 GHz, Quad-Core, Hyper-threading off [2]. The winner of the 2010 WCSC is Shredder, Rondo runner up a half point behind, and bronze for Thinker.

Final Standing

First World Chess Software Championship (WCSC) [3]
#
Program
CC
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
total
SoDOS
1
Shredder
DE
bye
7w1
8b1
4w½
5b1
3b1
9w1
2w½
5b1
8

2
Rondo
US
3b½
8b1
7w1
9w1
4w1
6b1
5w½
1b½
bye


3
Thinker
US
2w½
bye
6b½
5b1
7b1
1w0
8b1
9w1
4w½


4
PandixBreakthrough
HU
8b1
6w½
9w1
1b½
2b0
5w½
7w1
bye
3b½
6
13¾
5
Deep Junior
IL
7b1
9b1
bye
3w0
8w1
4b½
2b½
6w1
1w0
6
12¾
6
Jonny
DE
9b1
4b½
3w½
8w1
1w0
2w0
bye
5b0
7b1
5

7
Darmenios
PL
5w0
1b0
2b0
bye
3w0
9b1
4w0
8w1
6w0
3

8
Fridolin
DE
4w0
2w0
1w0
6b0
5b0
bye
3w0
7b0
9b1
2

9
Hector for Chess
HU
6w0
5w0
4b0
2b0
bye
7w0
1b0
3b0
8w0
1


Photos

by Jan Krabbenbos [4]
JaapStafanChristian2010.jpg
Jaap van den Herik, Stefan Meyer-Kahlen and Christian Sommerfeld

Time control

The time limit for the WCSC will be such as to aim for a 2-hour playing session, namely all moves in 45 minutes plus an increment of 15 seconds per move. [5] .

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See also


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External Links


References

  1. ^ The JAIST 20th Anniversary Events with the ICGA
  2. ^ Re: WCSC Kanazawa Unified Hardware by Clemens Keck, CSS Forum, September 25, 2010
  3. ^ 18th World Computer Chess Championship (Software) - Kanazawa 2010 (ICGA Tournaments)
  4. ^ Foto-impressie WCCC/WCSC Kanazawa, Japan by Jan Krabbenbos from the CSVN site
  5. ^ World Computer-Chess Championship 2010, rules as pdf

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