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TCEC Season 10,
the Top Chess Engine Championship (TCEC) Season 10 started on October 14, 2017. It was a competition between 24 chess engines in Stage 1, playing a single round robin, timecontrol 60' + 10" - 8 will qualify for Stage 2.
TCEC Season 10 Logo by Santiago Méndez [1]

Participants

[2]
Engine
CC
Authors
Stages
Andscacs
AD
Daniel José Queraltó
2


Arasan
US
Jon Dart



Bobcat
NL
Gunnar Harms



Booot
UA
Alex Morozov
2


Chiron
IT
Ubaldo Andrea Farina
2


Fire
US
Norman Schmidt
2


Fizbo
US
Youri Matiounine



Fruit
FR/DE/US
Fabien Letouzey, Daniel Mehrmann, Ryan Benitez



Gaviota
AR
Miguel A. Ballicora



Ginkgo
DE
Frank Schneider
2


Gull
RU
Vadim Demichev



Hakkapeliitta
FI
Mikko Aarnos



Hannibal
US/PH
Sam Hamilton, Edsel Apostol



Houdini
BE
Robert Houdart
2
Superfinal
Winner
Jonny
DE
Johannes Zwanzger



Komodo
US
Don Dailey, Larry Kaufman, Mark Lefler
2
Superfinal

Laser
US
Jeffrey An, Michael An



Nemorino
DE
Christian Günther



Nirvana
US
Thomas Kolarik



Rybka
US
Vasik Rajlich



Stockfish
NO/IT/FI/CA
Tord Romstad, Marco Costalba,Joona Kiiski, Gary Linscott
2


Texel
SE
Peter Österlund



Vajolet2
IT
Marco Belli



Wasp
US
John Stanback




Stage 1

October 14, 2017 - November 06, 2017. The top 8 qualified for Stage 2.
#
Engine

Ko
St
Ho
An
Bt
Fi
Ch
Gi
Gu
Fz
Ha
Ni
Jo
Bo
Te
Va
Wa
Ar
Ry
Ne
Fr
Ga
Hk
La
P23
SB
1
Komodo 1937.00
_
x
½
½
½
1
1
½
1
1
½
1
1
1
1
1
½
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
20
211¾
2
Stockfish 041017
_
½
x
½
½
½
1
1
1
1
1
½
½
1
1
1
1
1
½
1
1
1
½
1
1
19
203¾
3
Houdini 6.02
_
½
½
x
½
1
1
1
½
½
½
½
1
½
½
1
½
½
1
1
1
½
½
1
1
16½
178¼
4
Andscacs 0.92
_
½
½
½
x
½
½
½
½
½
1
½
½
1
½
½
1
½
1
½
1
1
1
1
1
16
162¾
5
Booot 6.2
_
0
½
0
½
x
0
½
1
½
1
½
1
½
½
1
1
½
1
½
1
1
1
1
½
15
149¾
6
Fire 6.1
_
0
0
0
½
1
x
½
½
½
0
½
½
1
1
1
½
1
1
½
1
1
1
1
1
15
141
7
Chiron 040917
_
½
0
0
½
½
½
x
½
½
½
½
1
1
½
1
½
½
½
1
1
1
1
1
½
14½
145½
8
Ginkgo 2
_
0
0
½
½
0
½
½
x
½
½
1
1
½
1
½
½
½
1
1
1
1
½
1
1
14½
139¼
9
Gull 3

0
0
½
½
½
½
½
½
x
½
½
½
1
½
½
1
½
½
1
1
1
1
1
1
14½
137¼
10
Fizbo 1.91

½
0
½
0
0
1
½
½
½
x
½
½
½
1
0
0
1
1
½
½
1
1
1
1
13
126
11
Hannibal 121017

0
½
½
½
½
½
½
0
½
½
x
½
0
½
½
½
1
0
½
1
1
1
1
1
12½
118¾
12
Nirvana 2.4

0
½
0
½
0
½
0
0
½
½
½
x
½
1
1
½
½
1
½
½
1
1
1
1
12½
114½
13
Jonny 8.1

0
0
½
0
½
0
0
½
0
½
1
½
x
1
½
1
½
1
1
½
1
1
½
1
12½
113¾
14
Bobcat 8

0
0
½
½
½
0
½
0
½
0
½
0
0
x
½
½
1
1
½
1
1
½
1
1
11
97
15
Texel 1.07a35

0
0
0
½
0
0
0
½
½
1
½
0
½
½
x
1
½
0
1
1
½
1
1
1
11
94¾
16
Vajolet2 2.3.2

½
0
½
0
0
½
½
½
0
1
½
½
0
½
0
x
0
½
½
0
½
1
1
1

92
17
Wasp 2.5

0
0
½
½
½
0
½
½
½
0
0
½
½
0
½
1
x
0
½
1
0
½
1
1

90¼
18
Arasan 20.2

0
½
0
0
0
0
½
0
½
0
1
0
0
0
1
½
1
x
½
½
½
1
1
1

81
19
Rybka 4.1

0
0
0
½
½
½
0
0
0
½
½
½
0
½
0
½
½
½
x
1
½
½
1
1
9
77½
20
Nemorino 3.04

0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
½
0
½
½
0
0
1
0
½
0
x
½
1
1
1

44¾
21
Fruit 3.2

0
0
½
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
½
½
1
½
½
½
x
½
½
1
6
45¼
22
Gaviota 1.01

0
½
½
0
0
0
0
½
0
0
0
0
0
½
0
0
½
0
½
0
½
x
0
1

43¾
23
Hakkapeliitta 210416

0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
½
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
½
1
x
1
3
14¾
24
Laser 200917

0
0
0
0
½
0
½
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
x
1
14¾

Stage 2

November 06 - 20, 2017. The top two, Houdini and Komodo will meet in the Superfinal. The only unbeaten engine, Stockfish narrowly missed the superfinal.
#
Engine

Ho
Ko
St
Fi
Ch
Gi
An
Bo
P28
SB
1
Houdini 6.02
_
····
½01½
½½½½
½½1½
111½
1½1½
½1½½
1½1½
18½
237¾
2
Komodo 1959.00
_
½10½
····
½½0½
½½1½
½1½1
11½½
1½11
½1½1
18½
232½
3
Stockfish 051117

½½½½
½½1½
····
½1½1
½½½½
½11½
1½½½
½1½1
18
237¾
4
Fire 6.2

½½0½
½½0½
½0½0
····
½½1½
½½½1
1½½1
½1½1
15
188½
5
Chiron 251017

000½
½0½0
½½½½
½½0½
····
½½½1
½½½½
½½½½
11½
152½
6
Ginkgo 2.01

0½0½
00½½
½00½
½½½0
½½½0
····
1½½½
½½½½
10½
139.¾
7
Andscacs 0.921

½0½½
0½00
0½½½
0½½0
½½½½
0½½½
····
½½½½
10
137¾
8
Booot 6.2

0½0½
½0½0
½0½0
½0½0
½½½½
½½½½
½½½½
····
10
134


Superfinal

The Superfinal between Houdini 6.03 and Komodo 1970.00 was played from November 20 until December 08, 2017. 100 games with 50 different openings selected by Jeroen Noomen [3] . Houdini 6.03 won with 53 - 47 (+15=76-9).
Games
Opening
Results




Points


ECO
Name
Ko-Ho
Ho-Ko

Ko

Ho
Ko

Ho
1
2

no book
½-½
½-½

1
-
1
1
-
1
3
4
B48
Sicilian: Taimanov, 6.Be3 a6 7.Qd2
½-½
1-0

½
-


-

5
6
E69
King's Indian: Fianchetto, Classical, 9.h3 Qb6 10.c5
½-½
1-0

½
-

2
-
4
7
8
C93
Spanish: Closed, Smyslov, 12.Nf1 Bd7
½-½
½-½

1
-
1
3
-
5
9
10
D43
Semi-Slav: Moscow, 6.Bh4 Gambit, 7.e4
½-½
½-½

1
-
1
4
-
6
11
12
C02
French: Advance, Euwe, 6.a3
½-½
1-0

½
-


-

13
14
A52
Budapest: Rubinstein, 4...Bb4+
½-½
1-0

½
-

5
-
9
15
16
B15
Caro-Kann: Tartakower, 6.c3
½-½
½-½

1
-
1
6
-
10
17
18
D36
QGD: Exchange, Main Line, 9.Nge2 Re8
½-½
½-½

1
-
1
7
-
11
19
20
B69
Sicilian: Richter-Rauzer, 7...a6, 9.f4 Be7 10.Nf3 b5 11.Bxf6 gxf6 12.Kb1
½-½
½-½

1
-
1
8
-
12
21
22
E28
Nimzo-Indian: Sämisch, 5...O-O 6.e3
½-½
½-½

1
-
1
9
-
13
23
24
C41
Philidor: Improved Hanham
½-½
1-0

½
-


-
14½
25
26
A21
English: Lukin, 5.Ng5 c6
½-½
½-½

1
-
1
10½
-
15½
27
28
B03
Alekhine
½-½
½-½

1
-
1
11½
-
16½
29
30
E90
King's Indian: 5.Nf3 O-O 6.h3 e5 7.d5 a5
½-½
½-½

1
-
1
12½
-
17½
31
32
C13
French: Chatard-Alekhine Attack
½-½
½-½

1
-
1
13½
-
18½
33
34
D20
QGA: 3.e4 Nf6 4.e5 Nd5 5.Bxc4 Nb6 6.Bd3
½-½
½-½

1
-
1
14½
-
19½
35
36
B81
Sicilian: Scheveningen, Keres, 6...h6 7.Rg1
½-½
½-½

1
-
1
15½
-
20½
37
38
A45
Trompowsky: 2...Ne4 3.Bf4 c5 4.f3 Qa5+ 5.c3 Nf6 6.d5
½-½
½-½

1
-
1
16½
-
21½
39
40
C75
Spanish: Modern Steinitz, Rubinstein Variation
1-0
1-0

1
-
1
17½
-
22½
41
42
D05
Colle: 3...e6 4.Bd3 c5
½-½
1-0

½
-

18
-
24
43
44
B12
Caro-Kann: Advance, 3...c5 4.dxc5 Nc6
½-½
½-½

1
-
1
19
-
25
45
46
D70
Neo-Grünfeld: Alekhine's, 7.Be3 O-O
½-½
½-½

1
-
1
20
-
26
47
48
B07
Pirc: 4.Be3, 150 Attack
½-½
½-½

1
-
1
21
-
27
49
50
E81
King's Indian: Sämisch, 5...O-O 6.Be3 c5 7.d5
1-0
½-½


-
½
22½
-
27½
51
52
B85
Sicilian: Scheveningen, Classical, Main Line, 9...Nc6 10.a4 Qc7
½-½
0-1


-
½
24
-
28
53
54
D12
Slav: 4.e3 Bf5 5.Nc3 e6 6.Nh4 Bg4
½-½
½-½

1
-
1
25
-
29
55
56
C25
Vienna: Steinitz Gambit
½-½
½-½

1
-
1
26
-
30
57
58
A67
Benoni: Four Pawns, Taimanov
1-0
1-0

1
-
1
27
-
31
59
60
C10
French: 3.Nc3 Nc6
½-½
1-0

½
-

27½
-
32½
61
62
D20
QGA
½-½
1-0

½
-

28
-
34
63
64
C61
Spanish: Bird's, 5.O-O Bc5
½-½
½-½

1
-
1
29
-
35
65
66
A43
Old Benoni: Neo-Benko, 4.Bg5
1-0
½-½


-
½
30½
-
35½
67
68
B90
Sicilian: Najdorf, 6.Be3 e5 7.Nb3
½-½
1-0

½
-

31
-
37
69
70
A34
English: Symmetrical, 3 Knights, 5.e4 Nb4 6.Bc4
½-½
½-½

1
-
1
32
-
38
71
72
B01
Scandinavian: 2...Qxd5 3.Nc3 Qa5 4.d4
½-½
½-½

1
-
1
33
-
39
73
74
E92
King's Indian: Petrosian, Stein, Main Line, 10...Qe8 11.O-O Bd7
1-0
½-½


-
½
34½
-
39½
75
76
C45
Scotch: 4.Nxd4 Bb4+
½-½
1-0

½
-

35
-
41
77
78
A91
Dutch: 2.c4 Nf6 3.g3 e6 4.Bg2 Be7 5.Nh3 O-O 6.O-O d6 7.Nc3 c6
0-1
½-½

½
-

35½
-
42½
79
80
B12
Caro-Kann: Advance, 4.Nf3 e6 5.Be2
½-½
0-1


-
½
37
-
43
81
82
E11
Bogo-Indian: 4.Nbd2 O-O 5.a3 Bxd2+
½-½
½-½

1
-
1
38
-
44
83
84
B47
Sicilian: Taimanov, 6.f4 a6 7.Nxc6
1-0
½-½


-
½
39½
-
44½
85
86
D31
QGD: Alatortsev, 5.Bf4 c6 6.e3 Bf5 7.g4
½-½
½-½

1
-
1
40½
-
45½
87
88
C16
French: Winawer, Petrosian, 5.a3 Bxc3+ 6.bxc3 b6 7.Qg4
1-0
1-0

1
-
1
41½
-
46½
89
90
A58
Benko Gambit: Fianchetto, Main Line, 11.Rb1
½-½
½-½

1
-
1
42½
-
47½
91
92
C96
Spanish: Closed, Chigorin, Keres Variation
½-½
½-½

1
-
1
43½
-
48½
93
94
D45
Semi-Slav: 6.Qc2 Bd6 7.Bd2
½-½
½-½

1
-
1
44½
-
49½
95
96
C34
KGA
½-½
½-½

1
-
1
45½
-
50½
97
98
E99
King's Indian: Mar del Plata, 10.f3 f5 11.Nd3 Nf6 12.Bd2 f4 13.c5
0-1
½-½

½
-

46
-
52
99
100
B78
Sicilian: Dragon, Yugoslav, 10.O-O-O Rc8
½-½
½-½

1
-
1
47
-
53

Rapid

A rapid double round robin with all 24 participants was played from December 08 until December 25, 2017. Time control was 15' + 10". Stockfish 051117 won by a narrow margin of ½ point ahead of the unbeaten runner up Houdini 6.03. Komodo 1959.00 came in third.

#
Engine
St
Ho
Ko
Fe
Ch
Gi
An
Te
Fi
Jo
Bo
La
Gu
Ni
Ry
Ha
Wa
Bb
Ne
Ar
Va
Hk
Fr
Ga
P46
SB
1
Stockfish 051117
x
½0

11
½½

11
½1

11
11

11
11

11
11
½1
11
11
11
11
11
11
40
841½
2
Houdini 6.03
½1
x
½½
½½
½½
11

11

½1
11
11


11
11

11
11
11
11
11
11
11
39½
832
3
Komodo 1959.00

½½
x

½½
½1
½1
½½
½1
½1
11
½1
11
½1

11
11
½1
11
11
11
11
½½
11
36
751¾
4
Fire 6.2
00
½½

x




½1
½½
½1
½1


11
11



11
11
11
11
11
33½
661¾
5
Chiron 251017
½½
½½
½½

x
01

½½
½1
01
½1
01
11
11
½½
½½
11
½1
11
11
01

11
11
31
633¾
6
Ginkgo 2.01

00
½0

10
x

½½
½½

½1
½½
11
½½
11
½½
11
½½


11
11
11
11
30
580¾
7
Andscacs 0.921
00

½0



x
½0
½½

½0
½1
½½
½½
½1
11
½½
11
½1
11
11
11
11

29
554
8
Texel 1.07a35
½0
00
½½

½½
½½
½1
x
½0

½½
½1


½1
½½
11

11
11
11
11
½1
11
28½
542¼
9
Fizbo 1.91


½0
½0
½0
½½
½½
½1
x
11

10
½½
½1
½½
11
11

½1
½½
11

11
½1
28
552
10
Jonny 8.1
00
½0
½0
½½
10



00
x
½1

½½
11
½½
½½
½½

11
11
11
11
½1
11
25½
477¼
11
Booot 6.2
00
00
00
½0
½0
½0
½1
½½

½0
x


½½


½1
11
11
½½


11
11
25½
464¾
12
Laser 271117

00
½0
½0
10
½½
½0
½0
01


x


½½
½1
½0
11




11
½1
24
460½
13
Gull 3
00

00

00
00
½½

½½
½½


x
½½

11
½1
11
½½
½½

10
11
½1
22½
421
14
Nirvana 2.4
00

½0

00
½½
½½

½0
00
½½

½½
x
½½
½½
½0
10

½1
11
½1
11

21½
393¾
15
Rybka 4.1

00

00
½½
00
½0
½0
½½
½½

½½

½½
x
½0
10
½½

½½
11
11
½1
11
20½
371½
16
Hannibal 121017
00
00
00
00
½½
½½
00
½½
00
½½

½0
00
½½
½1
x
½½
½1
½½


11
11
½1
19½
328
17
Wasp 2.5
00

00

00
00
½½
00
00
½½
½0
½1
½0
½1
01
½½
x
½1
½0
½1
½1
½1
½1
½1
18½
325¼
18
Bobcat 8
½0
00
½0

½0
½½
00



00
00
00
01
½½
½0
½0
x
10
½1

½1
11
½1
17½
315
19
Nemorino 3.04a
00
00
00

00

½0
00
½0
00
00

½½


½½
½1
01
x
½½
01
11
½1
11
16½
263¾
20
Arasan 20.2
00
00
00
00
00

00
00
½½
00
½½

½½
½0
½½

½0
½0
½½
x
½½
½½
½1
½½
12½
214¼
21
Vajolet2 2.3.2
00
00
00
00
10
00
00
00
00
00



00
00

½0

10
½½
x
11

11
11½
162½
22
Hakkapeliitta 210416
00
00
00
00

00
00
00

00


01
½0
00
00
½0
½0
00
½½
00
x
½1
10
8
134¼
23
Fruit 3.2
00
00
½½
00
00
00
00
½0
00
½0
00
00
00
00
½0
00
½0
00
½0
½0

½0
x
½1

116½
24
Gaviota 1.01
00
00
00
00
00
00

00
½0
00
00
½0
½0

00
½0
½0
½0
00
½½
00
01
½0
x

114

Blitz

Season 10 was completed from December 25 until December 30, 2017 by a Blitz double round robin with 3' + 2", this time won by Komodo 1959.00 with Stockfish 051117 second and Houdini 6.03 third.
#
Engine
Ko
St
Ho
Fe
Ch
An
Jo
Gi
Bo
Gu
Te
Ry
La
Fi
Ha
Wa
Ne
Ni
Bb
Ar
Fr
Va
Hk
Ga
P46
SB
1
Komodo 1959.00
x
½1
½½
½1
½1
11
11
11
½1
11
½1
11
11
11
11
11
11
11
11

11
½1
11
11
41½
888¼
2
Stockfish 051117
½0
x
½1

11

½1
11
11
½1
11
11
11
11
½1
11
11
11
11
11
11
11
11
11
41½
869¼
3
Houdini 6.03
½½
½0
x
½1
½1

11

½1

11
11
11
½1
11
½1
11
11
11
11
11
11
11
11
39½
812¼
4
Fire 6.2
½0

½0
x

½1
11
11
11
11
½1
11
11
11
½1
11

½1


11
11
11
11
37½
759¾
5
Chiron 251017
½0
00
½0

x
½0
11
½1


11
11

½½
½1

11
11
11
11
11
11
11
11
34
640
6
Andscacs 0.921
00


½0
½1
x
½½
½1

½½
½½
11
11
11
½½
11
11
½1
½1
11
½½

11
11
31½
611
7
Jonny 8.1
00
½0
00
00
00
½½
x


½½

11

10
10


½1

11
11
11
½1

26½
473¼
8
Ginkgo 2.01
00
00

00
½0
½0

x
½½
11
½½

½½
11

½1
10
½½
11

11


11
26
467¼
9
Booot 6.2
½0
00
½0
00



½½
x
½½
½½
½½

½½
½½
½1
½1
11
½1
½1

11
11

25
447¾
10
Gull 3
00
½0

00

½½
½½
00
½½
x
10


½0

½1
10
11

½1
11
½1
11
11
24½
437
11
Texel 1.07a35
½0
00
00
½0
00
½½

½½
½½
01
x
½½
½½
11
01
11
½0
11
½1

01
½½
11
11
24
435¼
12
Rybka 4.1
00
00
00
00
00
00
00

½½

½½
x
½1
11
11
½½
10
11
½½
10
½1
11
11
11
23
374¼
13
Laser 271117
00
00
00
00

00

½½


½½
½0
x
½0

½1
½1

11
11

11
01
½1
21
346¾
14
Fizbo 1.91
00
00
½0
00
½½
00
01
00
½½
½1
00
00
½1
x

½½

½0
½1
11
½1
11
11

20½
348¾
15
Hannibal 121017
00
½0
00
½0
½0
½½
01

½½

10
00


x

½1
½½
10

½0
01
11
11
19½
371¼
16
Wasp 2.5
00
00
½0
00

00

½0
½0
½0
00
½½
½0
½½

x
11
00
½½
½1
11
11
½1
11
19
307¾
17
Nemorino 3.04a
00
00
00

00
00

01
½0
01
½1
01
½0

½0
00
x
½½
½1
½1
½0
11

½1
17
291¾
18
Nirvana 2.4
00
00
00
½0
00
½0
½0
½½
00
00
00
00

½1
½½
11
½½
x
½½

½1
½0
11
½½
16
268¾
19
Bobcat 8
00
00
00

00
½0

00
½0

½0
½½
00
½0
01
½½
½0
½½
x
½½
½1
½½
11
11
15½
248¾
20
Arasan 20.2

00
00

00
00
00

½0
½0

01
00
00

½0
½0

½½
x
½½

10
11
13½
229½
21
Fruit 3.2
00
00
00
00
00
½½
00
00

00
10
½0

½0
½1
00
½1
½0
½0
½½
x
00
01
01
11
197¾
22
Vajolet2 2.3.2
½0
00
00
00
00

00

00
½0
½½
00
00
00
10
00
00
½1
½½

11
x
½0

11
185¾
23
Hakkapeliitta 210416
00
00
00
00
00
00
½0

00
00
00
00
10
00
00
½0

00
00
01
10
½1
x
½1
8
114½
24
Gaviota 1.01
00
00
00
00
00
00

00

00
00
00
½0

00
00
½0
½½
00
00
10

½0
x

91½


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References

  1. ^ TCEC Season 10 Logo clipped from TCEC 10 Wallpaper by Santiago Méndez, Otober 15, 2017
  2. ^ TCEC Season 10 starts this Saturday at 14:00 CEST, Chessdom, October 12, 2017
  3. ^ Opening selection for the TCEC 10 superfinal by Venator, Rybka Forum, November 18, 2017
  4. ^ Houdini with a six point lead near the halfway point of TCEC by Ted Summers, CCC, November 28, 2017

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