The match was a success! Hundreds of ICCers joined forces to try and defeat the Komodo chess engine. Unfortunately, Komodo proved too strong for the combined forces of the ICC community and the engine prevailed! It was great fun nonetheless and GM Alex Yermolinsky joined us and commentated on the game, for the pleasure of our members.
Here you can find the PGN file with the game.
Date: The match will be held Saturday, February 22, at 02:00PM EST server time, GMT 19:00 hours - CET 20:00 hours.
Format: The game format will be 2 minutes per move, until the game ends.
Eligibility: Free to all ICC members and free trials
About Komodo: Komodo is a UCI chess engine developed by Don Dailey, Mark Lefler, and supported by chess author and evaluation expert, Larry Kaufman. Komodo is a strong chess engine that is consistently rated in the top three on most major chess engine rating lists. It heavily relies on search and evaluation rather than depth and scaling, and has a distinctive positional style.
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