2006: Junior, Another Comeback Kid, Wins 14th WCCC



The 14th World Computer Chess Championship was held in the Oval Lingotto, a large arena built for speed skating races at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy. The dates were May 25, 2006, through June 1, 2006. The tournament was hosted by the Organizing Committee of the 37th Chess Olympiad, which took place in the arena at the same time. The computer chess competition was a sideshow for the world’s best human players competing in the Olympiad.


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Suggest Readings

  1. Jaap van den Herik and Johanna Hellemons, “The 14th World Computer-Chess Championship, ICGA Journal, Vol. 29, No. 2, pp. 83–94, June 2006.Google Scholar
  2. Rybka at Paderborn, December, 2005: http://www.rybkachess.com/docs/PADERBORNCOMPUTER.htm
  3. Internet Chess Club ICCT8: http://www.cctchess.com/cct8/index.html
  4. th WCCC, Round 3, Shredder versus Rybka: http://www.chessgames.com/perl/chessgame?gid=1414964
  5. th WCCC, Round 4, Rybka versus Zappa: http://www.chessgames.com/perl/chessgame?gid=1415419
  6. th WCCC, Round 4, Junior versus Shredder: http://www.chessgames.com/perl/chessgame?gid=1415418
  7. th WCCC, Round 5, Shredder versus Zappa: http://www.chessgames.com/perl/chessgame?gid=1415875
  8. th WCCC, Round 6, Junior versus Rybka: http://www.chessgames.com/perl/chessgame?gid=1417276
  9. th WCCC, Round 7, Zappa versus Junior: http://www.chessgames.com/perl/chessgame?gid=1417754
  10. Junior’s report on the 14th WCCC: http://www.chessbase.com/newsdetail.asp?newsid=3277

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Computer ScienceMcGill UniversityMontrealCanada

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