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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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ICGA joins IJCAI 2019 in Macau

All ICGA events in 2019 will be held in Macau, together with the IJCAI 2019. The dates for the event are 10-16 August 2019. More information will follow, but for information on the IJCAI you can have a look at https://ijcai19.org.

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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David Levy reports: At the ICGA’s tri-ennial meeting, held in Stockholm and Taiwan in July 2018, the rather outdated Articles and By-Laws were replaced with a set which better reflects the current form of the ICGA.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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Komodo is World Computer Chess Champion 2018

Komodo completed the triple this year by also winning the World Computer Chess Championship 2018 after a play-off with GridGinkgo. GridGinkgo became second after it lost the play-off with 1½-½. Because Jonny won from Leela Chess Zero, it became third. … Continue reading

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GridGinkgo versus Komodo play-off

The play-off between GridGinkgo and Komodo has started. They play first a match of two games with 30 minutes plus 15 seconds per moves. If that is equal, there will be a match with 15 minutes. If still no decision, … Continue reading

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WCCC 2018: Round 7 started

The seventh and last round has started. Everybody is in the playing hall. All information can be found on https://icga.org/?page_id=2469. Live page: http://view.livechesscloud.com/7c104c94-c119-441e-a444-b0f22a1880d0. Live PGN files at http://www.icga.org/live/games/pgn. Photos from the event in Stockholm: Photos

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WCCC 2018 Round 5 started

The fifth round has started. Everybody is in the playing hall. All information can be found on https://icga.org/?page_id=2469. Live page: http://view.livechesscloud.com/7c104c94-c119-441e-a444-b0f22a1880d0. Live PGN files at http://www.icga.org/live/games/pgn. Photos from the event in Stockholm: Photos  

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WCCC 2018 Round 3

Round 3 has started. Unfortunately Leela Chess Zero will not be playing at this moment, due to unforeseen problems. They are looking for another operator to finish the tournament. If anybody is available to operate, please contact both the Leela … Continue reading

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