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TOURNAMENT STANDINGS
17th World Computer Chess Championship Tournament

Rybka (Computer)8/9(+7 -0 =2)[view games]
Deep Sjeng (Computer)6.5/9(+5 -1 =3)[view games]
Junior (Computer)6.5/9(+5 -1 =3)[view games]
Shredder (Computer)6.5/9(+4 -0 =5)[view games]
HIARCS (Computer)6/9(+5 -2 =2)[view games]
Jonny (Computer)4.5/9(+4 -4 =1)[view games]
The Baron (Computer)3/9(+2 -5 =2)[view games]
Equinox (Computer)2/9(+1 -6 =2)[view games]
Pandix (Computer)1.5/9(+0 -6 =3)[view games]
Joker (Computer)0.5/9(+0 -8 =1)[view games]

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 45  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. Rybka vs Deep Sjeng 1-049 2009 17th World Computer Chess ChampionshipD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
2. Deep Sjeng vs Equinox  1-040 2009 17th World Computer Chess ChampionshipB81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack
3. Shredder vs Jonny  ½-½78 2009 17th World Computer Chess ChampionshipD00 Queen's Pawn Game
4. The Baron vs HIARCS  0-135 2009 17th World Computer Chess ChampionshipD44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
5. Junior vs Pandix 1-028 2009 17th World Computer Chess ChampionshipB40 Sicilian
6. Joker vs Rybka 0-147 2009 17th World Computer Chess ChampionshipB51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
7. Jonny vs The Baron  1-030 2009 17th World Computer Chess ChampionshipC43 Petrov, Modern Attack
8. Pandix vs Shredder 0-154 2009 17th World Computer Chess ChampionshipE61 King's Indian
9. HIARCS vs Equinox  1-044 2009 17th World Computer Chess ChampionshipB17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
10. Joker vs Junior  0-160 2009 17th World Computer Chess ChampionshipB40 Sicilian
11. Equinox vs The Baron  0-152 2009 17th World Computer Chess ChampionshipC46 Three Knights
12. Joker vs Jonny 0-168 2009 17th World Computer Chess ChampionshipB50 Sicilian
13. Shredder vs Deep Sjeng  ½-½85 2009 17th World Computer Chess ChampionshipE15 Queen's Indian
14. Junior vs HIARCS 1-032 2009 17th World Computer Chess ChampionshipB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
15. Pandix vs Rybka 0-141 2009 17th World Computer Chess ChampionshipB23 Sicilian, Closed
16. Pandix vs Joker ½-½90 2009 17th World Computer Chess ChampionshipC42 Petrov Defense
17. The Baron vs Deep Sjeng ½-½20 2009 17th World Computer Chess ChampionshipC02 French, Advance
18. HIARCS vs Shredder  ½-½47 2009 17th World Computer Chess ChampionshipC67 Ruy Lopez
19. Jonny vs Junior 0-151 2009 17th World Computer Chess ChampionshipD20 Queen's Gambit Accepted
20. Rybka vs Equinox 1-055 2009 17th World Computer Chess ChampionshipC74 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
21. Jonny vs Pandix  1-040 2009 17th World Computer Chess ChampionshipB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
22. Equinox vs Shredder  0-159 2009 17th World Computer Chess ChampionshipB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
23. HIARCS vs Joker 1-046 2009 17th World Computer Chess ChampionshipC42 Petrov Defense
24. Deep Sjeng vs Junior  ½-½78 2009 17th World Computer Chess ChampionshipB20 Sicilian
25. Rybka vs The Baron 1-045 2009 17th World Computer Chess ChampionshipD24 Queen's Gambit Accepted
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Jun-30-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  kellmano: Anyone know the time limits?

Perhaps this event should be called The World Chess Chamionship and Topalov - Anand should be The Human World Chess Championship.

Jun-30-09  WhiteRook48: when I saw Rybka at 8/9 I was extremely surprised it didn't win all of them
Jun-30-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  Anatoly21: We had a World Computer Chess Championship without Fritz? Something is missing here ...
Jun-30-09  Ezzy: When humans say chess will be 'played out' eventually, games like this one tell you that it is a long way from happening. Junior totally disregards material and produces a stunning attack. Most computers will see a big plus for white during the game, until it takes a while to see that black's attack is unstoppable. Unbelievable game!!

Jonny vs Junior, 2009

Jun-30-09  kurtrichards: Too many draws for Shredder.
Jun-30-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  SatelliteDan: How come Zappa doesn't compete in this?
Jun-30-09  ChessJock: Why is Fritz not in this competition? Is ChessBase afraid to admit the obvious?
Jun-30-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  HeMateMe: One think I really like about these computer tournaments is that there are not nearly so many draws as in human tournaments. The 'Bots seem to be able to find the 'truth' in a position and ram an advantage home.
Jun-30-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  SatelliteDan: <HeMateMe: One think I really like about these computer tournaments is that there are not nearly so many draws as in human tournaments.> Agree
Jul-01-09  stardust762: I would like to see the game "The World x Ribka". I am not sure whether rybka can beat us.
Jul-01-09  Eric The Great: I've only heard of Rybka and Shredder before this tournament.
Jul-01-09  Knight13: <When humans say chess will be 'played out' eventually.> Funny that someone in 2009 would still think like those people in the first half of 20th century. An idea long abandoned by chess masters.
Jul-01-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  hedgeh0g: <I would like to see the game "The World x Ribka". I am not sure whether rybka can beat us.>

Probably not, because "The World" is essentially Rybka anyway...

Jul-01-09  The Rocket: why do they have the joker program in a WORLD-CHAMPIONSHIP it clearly plays like a 1200.... doesnt make sence to me... is it even a "joke" on the programers part to make it play bad??
Jul-01-09  The Rocket: and how the joker program have an elo evaluted rating at 2403?!, no way it plays at even 2000 level: ...

http://www.computerchess.org.uk/ccr...

Jul-02-09  Nadark: There should have been Fritz 11 to make the tournament more interesting.
Jul-02-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  HeMateMe: Does anyone know who 'resigns' a game in which a computer program is losing? Does the program make the decision, or is it a human handler?
Jul-03-09  The Rocket: A computer can be set to give up the game after the evalution is hopeless, but usually its the programers that resign in these championships
Jul-06-09  timhortons: <Probably not, because "The World" is essentially Rybka anyway...>

its rybka that comes in different core:)

Jul-07-09  turbo231: Rybka is the real world champion not anand.The only human that has beaten rybka "headsup" has been nakamura.Kramnik couldn't even beat fritz!
Jul-07-09  timhortons: <The only human that has beaten rybka "headsup" has been nakamura>

at icc game not only naka beat rybka heads up,carlsen did it too,GM rustemov did it too, bassim amin did it too and a lot more GM but only nakas game really satisfy human senses because he mate rybka with 6 bishop, 8 knights and with countless other antics and style.

oh yay, in blitz at icc you mean? and mind you since transwarp upgraded to rybka 3 ,naka only win once after lossing hundreds of game.

im a big nakamura fan and a very satisfied rybka costumer, lets not confuse things here.

rybka team is challenging naka to a game, in standard time control but naka did not answer it.

Jul-17-09  Everett: chess is culture, an art, a form of human expression, a battle in thinking clearly through strong emotions. A computer program does not have to deal with all the things that make us human. Thus, "their" (the programmer's) success is not as impressive or relevant. Great educational tools, though.
Jul-22-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  YouRang: Observations:

- No engine lost to any engine that finished below it.

- Shredder was the only engine to not lose to any of the engines that finished above it (i.e. it finished 3rd and managed to draw its 2 games against the engines above).

- Pandix was the only engine to not win against any of the engines that finished below it (i.e. in finished 9th and was only able to draw its 1 game against the engine below).

- HIARCS and Jonny won every game against the engines that finished below them (and had, of course, no other wins).

- All in all, the combined record of engines playing against other engines that finished lower was +33 -0 =12, or 86.7%.

So, it seems that engine/computer strength is nearly deterministic of the game outcome -- certainly more so than we see in human chess.

To be expected, I suppose.

Aug-01-09  The Rocket: we know that Rybka is the best but I always assumed that the engines below Rybka, Shredder, Junior, could really end up anywere and that the results between the computers are purely random am I wrong?.

If I understand it correctly the engines are all having the same proccesors in this championship to make it fair, so this should mean that the outcome between the engines around the same elo are purely random?.

Jul-06-11  checkmateyourmove: rybka A.K.A biting fish...
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