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World Speed Chess Championship, WCSC and WCCC

Posted: Fri Jul 13, 2018 5:25 am
by mjlef
The Speed chess games will start at noon local Stockholm Sweden time at Stockholmsmässan, address Mässvägen 1, 125 80 Älvsjö. It is a short walk from the Älvsjö. station. The ICGA triennial meeting will be at the same location at 10 am, followed by a players meeting at 11 am.

The games will take place in the large lobby. There is an 88 inch screen with live commentary by a Grandmaster.

The AlphaGo film will be shown at the WCCC/WCSC playing location on Friday 13 July, 18:00.

The World Chess Software Championship will be on Friday and Saturday (14-15 July) starting each day at 8 am, with WCCC starting Monday-Thursday at 9 am each day. We hope to stream the live games. on the icga.org website.

Re: World Speed Chess Championship, WCSC and WCCC

Posted: Fri Jul 13, 2018 10:37 am
by Harvey Williamson

Re: World Speed Chess Championship, WCSC and WCCC

Posted: Fri Jul 13, 2018 11:35 am
by Harvey Williamson
Schedule is here http://icga.org/?p=2343

Re: World Speed Chess Championship, WCSC and WCCC

Posted: Fri Jul 13, 2018 12:05 pm
by JJJ
I can't see any games.

Re: World Speed Chess Championship, WCSC and WCCC

Posted: Fri Jul 13, 2018 12:26 pm
by Harvey Williamson
Check the schedule in the post above it starts tomorrow.

Re: World Speed Chess Championship, WCSC and WCCC

Posted: Sat Jul 14, 2018 8:46 am
by Werewolf
At 10.45 Stockhom time the broadcast has gone down :(

Re: World Speed Chess Championship, WCSC and WCCC

Posted: Sat Jul 14, 2018 9:08 am
by Guenther


All other games in round 1 ended in a draw.

Edit: corrected White players name

& hacked the live json file ;-)

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live	false
firstMove	0
chess960	518
result	"WHITEWIN"
comment	null
clock	null
moves	
0	"d4 2726+3"
1	"f5 2726+4"
2	"g3 2736+5"
3	"Nf6 2737+4"
4	"Bg2 2745+6"
5	"g6 2748+4"
6	"c4 2754+5"
7	"Bg7 2759+5"
8	"Nf3 2765+4"
9	"d6 2771+4"
10	"O-O 2774+5"
11	"O-O 2783+4"
12	"Nc3 2786+3"
13	"e6 2795+4"
14	"Re1 2797+4"
15	"Ne4 2806+4"
16	"Qc2 2465+346"
17	"Nxc3 2815+6"
18	"bxc3 2313+166"
19	"e5 2827+4"
20	"e4 2218+110"
21	"Nc6 2746+94"
22	"exf5 2228+6"
23	"Bxf5 2684+78"
24	"Qb3 2237+5"
25	"Rb8 2608+92"
26	"c5+ 2227+25"
27	"Kh8 2546+78"
28	"cxd6 2230+11"
29	"cxd6 2457+104"
30	"dxe5 2082+163"
31	"dxe5 2460+12"
32	"Ba3 2027+70"
33	"Rf6 2432+43"
34	"Rad1 1922+119"
35	"Qc7 2365+82"
36	"Qc4 1933+4"
37	"Be6 2298+83"
38	"Qh4 1917+30"
39	"Bg8 2094+219"
40	"Ng5 1926+6"
41	"Qb6 1939+170"
42	"Ne4 1874+67"
43	"Rf7 1798+156"
44	"Bc5 1632+257"
45	"Qa5 1737+77"
46	"Bh3 1620+25"
47	"Bf8 1601+152"
48	"Be6 1629+5"
49	"Rg7 1574+43"
50	"Bxg8 +11"
51	"Bxc5 1498+89"
52	"Bb3 1643+6"
53	"Rf8 1350+163"
54	"Rd2 1653+5"
55	"Qb6 1301+65"
56	"Red1 1662+5"
57	"Ne7 1232+84"
58	"Qg5 1537+141"
59	"Nc6 1145+102"
60	"h4 1476+76"
61	"Rf5 1087+72"
62	"Qg4 1410+82"
63	"Rf8 1060+42"
64	"h5 1420+5"
65	"Na5 954+121"
66	"hxg6 1355+80"
67	"Be7 965+4"
68	"Rd7 1320+49"
69	"Nxb3 907+74"
70	"axb3 986+349"
71	"Rxg6 917+5"
72	"Qh5 959+42"
73	"Rg7 923+10"
74	"Qxe5 952+22"
75	"Bf6 925+13"
76	"Nxf6 948+18"
77	"Qxf6 911+29"
78	"Qxf6 955+9"
79	"Rxf6 837+89"
80	"Rxg7 966+4"
81	"Kxg7 778+74"
82	"Rd7+ 977+3"
83	"Kg6 748+46"
84	"Rxb7 955+36"

Re: World Speed Chess Championship, WCSC and WCCC

Posted: Sat Jul 14, 2018 10:10 am
by Guenther
Pauline, which is unknown to me and had a bye in round 1 (odd number of participants)
was slaughtered in 20 moves in round 2 despite having White.


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live	true
firstMove	1531560577200
chess960	518
result	null
comment	null
clock	
white	1968
black	2107
run	true
time	1531562473125
moves	
0	"e3 2699+29"
1	"Nf6 2487+244"
2	"g3 2659+42"
3	"c5 2440+76"
4	"Bg2 2633+33"
5	"d5 2410+53"
6	"Ne2 2602+36"
7	"Nc6 2421+15"
8	"O-O 2586+30"
9	"h5 2394+43"
10	"f4 2557+40"
11	"h4 2335+77"
12	"f5 2525+40"
13	"e6 2288+69"
14	"fxe6 2470+58"
15	"Bxe6 2245+70"
16	"gxh4 2413+61"
17	"Rxh4 2208+64"
18	"Nf4 2350+67"
19	"Bd6 2217+16"
20	"Qe1 2273+87"
21	"Nh5 2194+43"
22	"Nxe6 2231+53"
23	"Bxh2+ 2169+44"
24	"Kf2 2202+42"
25	"fxe6 2176+11"
26	"Qd1 2150+65"
27	"Qg5 +38"
28	"Bxd5 +87"
29	"Bg3+ 2053+14"
30	"Kg1 2114+48"
31	"Bf2+ 2064+6"
32	"Kxf2 2080+47"
33	"Rh2+ 2076+6"
34	"Bg2 2037+49"
35	"Rxg2+ 2087+13"
36	"Ke1 2016+30"
37	"Qg3+ 2097+9"
38	"Rf2 1968+59"
39	"Qxf2# 2107+9"

Re: World Speed Chess Championship, WCSC and WCCC

Posted: Sat Jul 14, 2018 11:12 am
by Damir
Hiarcs just lost against Boot. It's endgame play is very bad. It played with it rook back and forth loosing tempo and allowed Boot for counter chances...

Re: World Speed Chess Championship, WCSC and WCCC

Posted: Sat Jul 14, 2018 11:31 am
by Guenther
Damir wrote:
Sat Jul 14, 2018 11:12 am
Hiarcs just lost against Boot. It's endgame play is very bad. It played with it rook back and forth loosing tempo and allowed Boot for counter chances...
You must have seen a completely different game. The endgame was always lost and Hiarcs already had to sac a piece to no avail.
May be you mean the middlegame? Booot simply had a strong K-side attack with h4-h5! which led to a won endgame and the counterplay
on the Q-side by Hiarcs was too slow...

Edit: I guess 21...c4?! is too slow and leaves not enough counterplay.