TCEC Swiss 3

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See also TCEC Swiss rules‎‎.

Tournament format

The TCEC Swiss 3 uses the TCEC Swiss Tournament System with the following configuration:

  • 11 double rounds
  • Group seeding with 50 engines divided in 9 groups. Groups populated using TCEC S22 final standings and one additional engine.

Invited engines

Here is the full list of engines that are invited and envisioned to participate.

Explanation of typography

Explanation of special typography:

  • bold engines are invited for this particular event and contact has been sought or established with, the author(s)
  • struck through means declined or not participating
  • bold italics means engine and/or update received.
  • italics means engine same as last event.
  • underlined means possible invite

Engines

  1. KomodoDragon (Swiss 2 winner) - updated to KomodoDragon_2929.00
  2. Stockfish - update promised -> version Stockfish dev16_20220521 will play
  3. LCZero - updated to LCZero 0.30-dev+_783363 (parameters and net updated)
  4. rofChade - existing version 3.0 will play
  5. Stoofvlees - existing version II b1 will play
  6. SlowChess - existing version 2.83 avx2 will play
  7. ScorpioNN - update to ScorpioNN 3.0.15.8 received
  8. Igel - existing version 3.0.10 will play -> update came in! Igel 3.0.10-8d9a675e will play
  9. Koivisto - update to 8.9 received
  10. RubiChess - possible update coming -> updated to RubiChess 20220525
  11. Ethereal - updated to Ethereal 13.66_NNUE-5DCD
  12. Revenge - existing version 20220508 will play
  13. Nemorino - existing version 6.11 will play
  14. Minic - update promised -> update to Minic 3.19 received
  15. Seer - existing version 20220426 will play
  16. Fritz - update to Fritz18 NNUE beta3 received
  17. ClassicAra - existing version 1.0.0 will play
  18. Halogen - existing version 10.23.12 will play
  19. Winter - existing version 0.9.8 will play
  20. Vajolet2 - existing version 0.9.0-TCEC-S19 will play
  21. Berserk - update to Berserk 20220518 received -> updated to Berserk dev9_20220525
  22. Tucano - existing version 10 will play
  23. Arasan - existing version v23.3.0-8-g99fb1f6 will play
  24. Wasp - existing version Wasp 5.54 will play
  25. Weiss - existing version 2.1-dev2 will play
  26. Bit-Genie - existing version 9.23 will play
  27. Drofa - possible update coming - existing version 3.3.7 will play
  28. Marvin - updated to Marvin 6.0.0-a7
  29. Topple - existing version 0.8.1 will play
  30. Pirarucu - existing version 3.3.5 will play
  31. Chiron - existing version 5.01 will play
  32. Zahak - existing version 10.0 tweaked
  33. Stash - updated to Stash 33.1
  34. MrBob - updated to Mr_Bob dev-20220524
  35. Monolith - existing version 20210221 will play
  36. Cheng - existing version 4.42_dev will play
  37. Amoeba - late response confirmed existing version 3.4-tcec will play
  38. Nirvana - existing version 2.5 will play
  39. Mantissa - existing version will play
  40. BlackMarlin - update to 6.0dev received
  41. Invictus - existing version r391b will play
  42. ChessFighter - update promised -> Chess Fighter 3.11 received
  43. Counter - existing version 4.0 will play
  44. Velvet - update to Velvet 3.3.0 received
  45. Asymptote - update received -> Asymprote to 0.9-dev3 will play
  46. Cheese - much faster existing version because newly recompiled on TCEC hardware will play
  47. Bagatur - update to Bagatur 3.2a received -> newer update Bagatur 3.2a_v4 will play
  48. tomitankChess - existing version 5.1 will play

Bugfixes and problems

Bugs (or problems) found during Swiss Testing:

  1. Rebel - Wine startup problems. Future Linux port.
  2. BlackMarlin - Threads related bug (effectively running on 3-4 threads instead of 101). Bug fixed after deadline.

Engines not playing

  1. Hiarcs - email reminder sent - no reply, will not play. after deadline reply did get in: engine cannot enter yet because implementation of MP search for large #cores systems is not yet ready.
  2. Rebel - email reminder sent - reply in, engine promised, engine received, initial Wine problems. Linux port coming? - Linux port will be sent in for a future event, will not play now.

Final standings

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Seeding

See the page on seeding for procedural details.

Seeding groups

Seeding groups
Group A Group B Group C Group D Group E Group F Group G Group H Group I
KomodoDragon ScorpioNN Nemorino Winter Weiss Chiron Amoeba Counter
Stockfish Igel Minic Vajolet2 Bit-Genie Zahak Nirvana Velvet
LCZero Koivisto Seer Berserk Drofa Stash Mantissa Asymptote
rofChade RubiChess Fritz Tucano Marvin MrBob BlackMarlin Cheese
Stoofvlees Ethereal ClassicAra Arasan Topple Monolith Invictus Bagatur
SlowChess Revenge Halogen Wasp Pirarucu Cheng ChessFighter tomitankChess

Seeding order

  1. A1 KomodoDragon
  2. B1 ScorpioNN
  3. C1 Nemorino
  4. D1 Winter
  5. E1 Weiss
  6. F1 Chiron
  7. G1 Amoeba
  8. H1 Counter
  9. A2 Stockfish
  10. B2 Igel
  11. C2 Minic
  12. D2 Vajolet2
  13. E2 Bit-Genie
  14. F2 Zahak
  15. G2 Nirvana
  16. H2 Velvet
  17. A3 LCZero
  18. B3 Koivisto
  19. C3 Seer
  20. D3 Berserk
  21. E3 Drofa
  22. F3 Stash
  23. G3 Mantissa
  24. H3 Asymptote
  25. A4 rofChade
  26. B4 RubiChess
  27. C4 Fritz
  28. D4 Tucano
  29. E4 Marvin
  30. F4 MrBob
  31. G4 BlackMarlin
  32. H4 Cheese
  33. A5 Stoofvlees
  34. B5 Ethereal
  35. C5 ClassicAra
  36. D5 Arasan
  37. E5 Topple
  38. F5 Monolith
  39. G5 Invictus
  40. H5 Bagutur
  41. A6 SlowChess
  42. B6 Revenge
  43. C6 Halogen
  44. D6 Wasp
  45. E6 Pirarucu
  46. F6 Cheng
  47. G6 ChessFighter
  48. H6 tomitankChess

Swiss 2 pairings and results

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Swiss Opening Book

264 openings selected by Bastiaan Braams (kbg519v1a) and Eduardo Sauceda (cookie_monster_71). Lines are 6 moves or less, played once or never at TCEC tournaments. Increasing from moderate bias in the early rounds to high bias near the end. Round 1: moderate bias (51-68 in cdb, avg 60), Round 2: bias 69-73, avg 71. Evals will increase towards L1/DivP level near the end of the Swiss.

Trivia

Overachiever

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Drawking

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Top ELO gainers

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Poll results

  1. Who will win Swiss 3?
  2. Which will be the top 3 overachievers (end result compared to initial seeding)?
  3. Who will be Drawking?

Upsets

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