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A NEW PRESIDENT

Announcement by David Levy During the ICGA’s triennial meeting in Stockholm this past July, I announced that the term of office commencing this year would definitely be my final period as President. I have held the position from 1986-1992 and … Continue reading

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2019 World Computer Chess Championships, Computer Olympiad and Games Conference to be held in Macao

The International Computer Games Association (ICGA) is very pleased to announce that our 2019 events will be held in Macao, alongside the annual conference of the International Joint Conference for Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI). The dates are August 10th-16th. Full details … Continue reading

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Ben Mittman (1928-2018)

We are very sad to report the passing of Professor Benjamin Mittman, the Founding President of the ICCA (fore-runner of the ICGA).. Ben had an enormous influence on the world of Computer Chess, having encouraged the team of David Slate, … Continue reading

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ICGA Constitution and By-Laws

David Levy reports: At the ICGA’s tri-ennial meeting, held in Stockholm and Taiwan in July 2018, the rather outdated Articles and By-Laws were replaced with a set which better reflects the current form of the ICGA. The new Articles and … Continue reading

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WCCC Update

Due to site limitations and time, there are only 4 spaces left for WCCC. First come first serve, so if you want to enter, now is a good time. Note you can now bring your favorite mouse to use in … Continue reading

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Prizes at the World Computer Chess Championships in Stockholm, July 13th-19th 2018

Thank you to all who sent us have their opinions about the distribution of the 5,000 Euro prize fund for the Stockholm tournaments. A big majority of you are in favour of having prizes for all three tournaments, and for … Continue reading

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World Computer Chess Championship Prize Fund

The ICGA is pleased to announce that the World Computer Chess Championship tournaments in Stockholm (July 13th-19th) will have a total prize fund of 5,000 Euro (approximately USA$6,000). Before deciding how to allocate this prize fund we would like to … Continue reading

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Hotel Information

The events will take place at the Stockholmsmässan in Stockholm, Sweden http://www.stockholmsmassan.se/?sc_lang=en The IJCAI and EUAI conferences, which are taking place in the same building as the ICGA event, have deals with a couple of local hotels. Visit https://book.passkey.com/event/49566506/owner/49181/home for booking at … Continue reading

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ICGA Chess Events Entry form

Please use this link to enter programs for the World Computer CHess Championship, World Chess Software Championship and Speed Chess: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfn2c2QFyjcyvobh9zL49Y265jWj3GItpF5Nmlz7Z7X_3J0vg/viewform

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Rules and Schedule

You will find the 2018  updated rules here: Rules ICGA events 2018 and  updated schedule here: WCSC Schedule: WCSCplanning WCCC Schedule: WCCCplanning

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