Swiss tournaments                                                                                                                 

A web about chess engines

Edition II




  • GUI : Arena 3.51

  • Swiss system tournament. The engines will play a tournament under swiss system rules. Round will depend on number of engines participate

  •  Time control: 40/40 (adapted to the CCRL benchmark).

  •  Ponder: off

  •  Threads : 4

  •  Default hash=256Mb,

  •  Endgame tablebases: Syzygy -- Nalimov -- Scorpio Bitbases -- Gaviota ---64Mb hash

  •  Resign is set to -5 for 3 consecutive moves where able.

  •  Updates will not be allowed during each tournament (each division)

  •  Open to all Winboard and UCI engines (free, private and commercial).

  •  The similarity tool will be used to determine whether or not an engine can participate (Engines allowed until 70% of moves match).

  •  Results will be rated only for engines already in the CCRL lists.

  •  All engines will use the same opening book limited to an 8 move depth.

  •  Engine authors can either post their wish for their engine to participate or contact through email ( or private message. I will choose engines by myself too.