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Stockholmsmässan [1]

7th World Chess Software Championship 2018,
from July 14 to 15, 2018, Stockholm International Fairs Convention Center [2], Stockholm, Sweden in conjunction with the WCCC 2018 alongside with the IJCAI and ECAI conferences.

Final Standing

7th World Chess Software Championship 2018, Stockholm, SE [3]

# Program CC R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 R7 R8 R9 P8 SB Play-Off
1. Komodo US 7b½ 6w½ 5b½ 3w½ 8b1 - 2w½ 9b1 4w1 21¾ 2b1 2w1
2. Booot UA 4b½ 7w1 6b½ 5w½ 3w½ 8w1 1b½ - 9w1 21 1w0 1b0
3. Ginkgo DE 5w½ - 8w1 1b½ 2w½ 9b1 4w½ 7b½ 6w½ 5 19¼
4 Jonny DE 2w½ 9b1 - 7w½ 6b1 5w½ 3b½ 8w1 1b0 5 18¾
5. Shredder DE 3w½ 8b½ 1w½ 2b½ 9w1 5b½ 7w½ 6b½ - 18
6. Chiron IT 8w1 1b½ 2w½ 9b1 4w0 7b½ - 5w½ 3b½ 16¾
7. HIARCS GB 1w½ 2b0 9w1 4b½ - 6w½ 5b½ 3w½ 8b0 14
8. The Baron NL 6b0 5w½ 3w0 - 1w0 2b0 9w1 4b0 7w1 7
9. Pauline US - 4w0 7b0 6w0 5b0 3w0 8b0 1w0 2b0 0 0


7th World Chess Software Championship 2018, Stockholm, SE [4]

Program CC Authors Operators
Booot UA Alex Morozov
Chiron IT Ubaldo Andrea Farina
Ginkgo DE Frank Schneider
HIARCS GB Mark Uniacke Harvey Williamson
Jonny DE Johannes Zwanzger
Komodo US Don Dailey, Larry Kaufman, Mark Lefler Erdogan Günes (book)
Pauline US Patrick Corey
Shredder DE Stefan Meyer-Kahlen
The Baron NL Richard Pijl

Photos & Games

[5] [6]

Round 1


Round 1: Erdogan Günes and Harvey Williamson in HIARCS vs. Komodo

[Event "WCSC 2018"]
[Site "Stockholm, Sweden"]
[Date "2018.07.14"]
[Round "1.1"]
[White "Hiarcs"]
[Black "Komodo"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]

1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 dxe4 4.Nxe4 Nf6 5.Nxf6+ exf6 6.Bc4 Bd6 7.Qh5 O-O 8.Ne2 g6 9.Qf3 Re8 
10.O-O Nd7 11.Re1 Nb6 12.Bd3 Be6 13.Bf4 Bf8 14.b3 Nd5 15.Bd2 a5 16.c3 a4 17.Bc2 axb3 18.axb3 
b5 19.h3 f5 20.Rxa8 Qxa8 21.Nf4 Nxf4 22.Bxf4 Re7 23.b4 Qa2 24.Bd3 Qb2 25.Rc1 Bd5 26.Qg3 Bg7 
27.f3 h5 28.Qf2 Qa3 29.Bg5 Re6 30.Qd2 Re8 31.Kh2 Qa7 32.Rc2 Qd7 33.Rc1 Bf8 34.Kg1 Bd6 35.Re1 
Bg3 36.Rxe8+ Qxe8 37.Kf1 Qa8 38.Be3 f4 39.Bf2 Qa3 40.Ke2 h4 41.Be1 Kf8 42.Qd1 Qa2+ 43.Qd2 Qa7 
44.Qd1 g5 45.Kf1 f6 46.Qb1 Qe7 47.Qc1 Qe6 48.Qd2 Qf7 49.Qb2 Bb3 50.Qe2 Qa7 51.Qb2 Bf7 52.Bf2 
Qa4 53.Qb1 Kg7 54.Kg1 Qa3 55.Be1 Qa8 56.Bf2 Qe8 57.Qc2 Qe6 58.Qb2 Qe7 59.Qe2 Qa7 60.Qb2 Bd5 
61.Qb1 Kf8 62.Qb2 Qa4 63.Bc2 Qa6 64.Bd3 Qa4 65.Qb1 Ba2 66.Qa1 Be6 67.Qb1 Qa3 68.Be1 Ke7 69.Be4 
Kd6 70.Bd3 Qa7 71.Bf2 Qd7 72.Qc2 Qa7 73.Qb2 Bd5 74.Kf1 Qa4 75.Qb1 Qa3 76.Be1 Kc7 77.Be2 Kb6 
78.Bd2 Qa7 79.Kg1 f5 80.Qc1 Qa2 81.Bd3 g4 82.Be2 gxf3 83.gxf3 Kc7 84.Kg2 Kd6 85.Bd3 Ke6 86.Qc2 
Qxc2 87.Bxc2 Bc4 88.Bb1 1/2-1/2

Round 2


Round 2: Johannes Zwanzger and Patrick Corey in Pauline's debut vs. Jonny
In the background the GridGinkgo team preparing for the upcoming WCCC 2018

[Event "WCSC 2018"]
[Site "Stockholm, Sweden"]
[Date "2018.07.14"]
[Round "2.4"]
[White "Pauline"]
[Black "Jonny"]
[Result "0-1"]

1.e3 Nf6 2.g3 c5 3.Bg2 d5 4.Ne2 Nc6 5.O-O h5 6.f4 h4 7.f5 e6 8.fxe6 Bxe6 9.gxh4 Rxh4 
10.Nf4 Bd6 11.Qe1 Nh5 12.Nxe6 Bxh2+ 13.Kf2 fxe6 14.Qd1 Qg5 15.Bxd5 Bg3+ 16.Kg1 Bf2+ 
17.Kxf2 Rh2+ 18.Bg2 Rxg2+ 19.Ke1 Qg3+ 20.Rf2 Qxf2# 0-1

Round 4

WCSC 2018 R4 Booot Shredder.JPG

Round 4: Stefan Meyer-Kahlen and Alex Morozov in Booot vs. Shredder

[Event "WCSC 2018"]
[Site "Stockholm, Sweden"]
[Date "2018.07.14"]
[Round "4.2"]
[White "Booot"]
[Black "Shredder"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]

1.Nf3 d5 2.d4 Nf6 3.c4 c6 4.Nc3 e6 5.e3 Nbd7 6.Qc2 Bd6 7.Bd3 O-O 8.O-O dxc4 9.Bxc4 b5 
10.Bd3 Bb7 11.Ng5 Bxh2+ 12.Kxh2 Ng4+ 13.Kg1 Qxg5 14.f3 Ngf6 15.e4 Qh4 16.Ne2 a5 17.Bf4 Ne8 
18.a4 b4 19.Rfd1 h6 20.Rac1 Qf6 21.Be3 Qh4 22.Bc4 Nef6 23.Nf4 Nh5 24.Nh3 Nhf6 25.Qf2 Qxf2+
26.Nxf2 g5 27.Nd3 Rfd8 28.Kf2 Kg7 29.Bb3 Nh7 30.Ba2 Nhf8 31.g3 Ng6 32.Bb3 Ne7 33.Nc5 Bc8 
34.Kg2 Nxc5 35.Rxc5 f5 36.Bc4 fxe4 37.fxe4 Rf8 38.b3 Bd7 39.Rc1 Rfe8 40.Re1 Rf8 41.Bc1 Ng8 
42.Bb2 Nf6 43.g4 Kf7 44.Kg3 Ke7 45.Bc1 Rf7 46.Re2 Kd8 47.e5 Ng8 48.Rh2 Ke8 49.Bd2 Kd8 50.Be2
Be8 51.Bd3 Kc7 52.Rc1 Kb7 53.Be4 Bd7 54.Bg2 Be8 55.Be3 Rc7 56.Be4 Rf7 57.Rd1 Rg7 58.Rc1 Rf7 
59.Rch1 Rc8 60.Rc2 Ra8 61.Rc5 Bd7 62.Rcc1 Raf8 63.Bg2 Ra8 64.Rh2 Be8 65.Be4 Bd7 66.Bd2 Kc7 
67.Bg2 Be8 68.Be3 Kb7 69.Be4 Bd7 70.Bf3 Raf8 71.Bg2 Ra8 72.Bf3 Raf8 73.Bg2 Ra8 74.Bf3 



Harry Schüssler commenting on round 2 games


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