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World Computer Chess Championship Tournament

Deep Junior (Computer)9/11(+7 -0 =4)[games]
Shredder (Computer)8.5/11(+6 -0 =5)[games]
Diep (Computer)7.5/11(+7 -3 =1)[games]
Crafty (Computer)7/11(+6 -3 =2)[games]
Fritz (Computer)7/11(+5 -2 =4)[games]
Jonny (Computer)6.5/11(+4 -2 =5)[games]
IsiChess (Computer)6/11(+4 -3 =4)[games]
PARSOS (Computer)6/11(+4 -3 =4)[games]
Falcon (Computer)6/11(+5 -4 =2)[games]
Deep Sjeng (Computer)5.5/11(+4 -4 =3)[games]
Woodpusher (Computer)3/11(+1 -6 =4)[games]
Movei (Computer)3/11(+2 -7 =2)[games]
Crazy Bishop (Computer)2/11(+1 -8 =2)[games]
FIBChess (Computer)0/11(+0 -11 =0)[games] Chess Event Description
World Computer Chess Championship (2004)

ICGA standings:

 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 77  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Woodpusher vs Falcon  0-1732004World Computer Chess ChampionshipA09 Reti Opening
2. FIBChess vs Shredder 0-1222004World Computer Chess ChampionshipA00 Uncommon Opening
3. Movei vs Fritz  0-1552004World Computer Chess ChampionshipA22 English
4. Jonny vs Deep Sjeng  1-0432004World Computer Chess ChampionshipE15 Queen's Indian
5. IsiChess vs Movei 1-0922004World Computer Chess ChampionshipD94 Grunfeld
6. Crafty vs Crazy Bishop  1-0612004World Computer Chess ChampionshipB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
7. Deep Sjeng vs IsiChess 0-1422004World Computer Chess ChampionshipC95 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer
8. Diep vs FIBChess 1-0212004World Computer Chess ChampionshipD20 Queen's Gambit Accepted
9. Fritz vs Diep  0-1482004World Computer Chess ChampionshipB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
10. Crafty vs PARSOS  0-1482004World Computer Chess ChampionshipB40 Sicilian
11. Falcon vs Shredder ½-½342004World Computer Chess ChampionshipB80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
12. Woodpusher vs IsiChess  ½-½592004World Computer Chess ChampionshipA12 English with b3
13. PARSOS vs Movei  1-0502004World Computer Chess ChampionshipD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
14. FIBChess vs Falcon 0-1222004World Computer Chess ChampionshipA00 Uncommon Opening
15. Jonny vs Deep Junior  ½-½442004World Computer Chess ChampionshipD48 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran
16. Crafty vs Shredder ½-½612004World Computer Chess ChampionshipB52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
17. Diep vs Crazy Bishop  1-0492004World Computer Chess ChampionshipD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
18. Fritz vs Deep Sjeng ½-½1622004World Computer Chess ChampionshipA07 King's Indian Attack
19. Crazy Bishop vs Jonny  0-1532004World Computer Chess ChampionshipE20 Nimzo-Indian
20. Shredder vs PARSOS 1-0972004World Computer Chess ChampionshipC45 Scotch Game
21. IsiChess vs Fritz  ½-½1032004World Computer Chess ChampionshipE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
22. Falcon vs Diep  0-1612004World Computer Chess ChampionshipB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
23. Deep Sjeng vs Crafty  ½-½472004World Computer Chess ChampionshipC67 Ruy Lopez
24. Deep Junior vs Woodpusher  1-0512004World Computer Chess ChampionshipC70 Ruy Lopez
25. Movei vs FIBChess 1-0192004World Computer Chess ChampionshipC02 French, Advance
 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 77  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
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  crafty: Oh well, there's always next year...
Jul-14-04  suenteus po 147: <crafty> Ha! So you can say more than just move analysis! What was it like playing against Fritz? Is he really the robo-jerk Kramnik painted him out as being? I bet he's actually a real nice super-program in person.
Jul-14-04  suenteus po 147: <crafty> BTW, nice showing in the tournament. Your only losses were against top seeded computers, and that's a particularly nice draw against Shredder in the Rossolimo Sicilian. I wish you luck next year :)
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  acirce: Short but interesting article on computer chess from New Scientist:
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  Tennyson: He he he. The article on computer chess was written by Will Knight. Punny.
Jul-14-04  diablotins: How does Deep Junior can sacrifice pawn without clear retribution like in Diep VS DJ or Crasy Bishop VS DJ ? What's the way it calculs that ? Piece activity ? Initiatives on the king ?
Jul-14-04  Lawrence: <diablotins>, the Newscientist article mentioned by <acirce> says that "unlike most leading chess programs, Junior places less emphasis on the value of individual pieces and more on factors such as mobility and positional advantage."
Jul-14-04  Cornwallis: <crafty>
Hey a machine can talk!
Well anyways, I like how Junior played. It fully understands things such as time, space, pawn structure, and piece mobility or aka compensation rather than just material and unlike those cheap pawn grabbing computers.
Jul-16-04  fluidfive: Would anybody know why Hiarcs, Tiger and Deep Fritz did not participate?
Jul-19-04  biglo: Diep is unusual in that it was written by FM Vincent Diepeveen a FIDE titled player.
Aug-10-04  apple head: Pour crafty got smashed into 3rd place :-( Better luck next year
Aug-11-04  xiaolin: sorry to break the ice and everything but that probably wasnt crafty ..
Aug-16-04  sleepkid:, it was Crafty, I'll vouch for him. He's usually pretty reticent, but after a few beers you can't shut him up. And he's quite the man. . . err. . . it's quite the man. . . computer. . . ummm. . . something. . . with the ladies!


Aug-16-04  Lawrence: <sleepkid>, you promised to punch Fischer on the nose but you didn't mention that you were going to knock out all his teeth at the same time. Anyway, nice to see you again. Are you still in Japan?
Aug-20-04  sleepkid: ...still in Japan. Have you heard of Fischer's latest ploy to escape deportation? He proposed marriage to the head of the Japanese Chess Association (a sweet old lady who apparently thinks that Fischer can walk on water) - however, it is off now since she found out about Fischer's common law wife in the Phillipines, and the child he had with her.

. . . oh the drama. People should have learned to stop listening to Fischer a long time ago.

Aug-30-04  xiaolin: yes sleepkid and thats why no one hardly ever replies to your kibitzing ;) oh wait.. /♘\
Oct-22-04  Knight13: Exactly as what I thought! Deep Junior is the best computer every! FIBchess is all the way stupid. I wanna get one of those computers some where.
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  cade: FIBchess....Hahahahaha, what a loser of a program.
Mar-18-07  hscer: must be some embarrassed programmers out there
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