Infinity Chess Team Cup 2015 starting on 1st February

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Steamhammer
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Infinity Chess Team Cup 2015 starting on 1st February

Post by Steamhammer » Sat Jan 31, 2015 2:57 pm

After one month preparation the Infinity Chess Team Cup 2015 will be starting on Sunday, 1st February. It's an invitational tournament for 8 top teams with 4 regular players each. It's an all play all event with 28 games (60m+15s) per player.

All players of a team have to use the same engine. The event will last until 2nd March. The winners will be awarded a prize funds of 24'000 €, half of it for the best 3 teams and other half for the best individual players per engine.

For full information, please have a look at infinitychess.com.
There are 2 rounds each day (except from Sundays 8th Feb., 15th Feb., 22th Feb. and 1st March). Rounds start at 19:00 server time (Abu Dhabi time).

Teams and Engines:
The 8 qualified teams will be using:
2 x Cryptic 2.7 (private engine, 1 modified "A")
2 x Houdini 4
2 x Komodo 8 (1 latest test version for Komodo 9)
2 x Stockfish 6 (1 modified)


Next week there will also be a poll on website, where registered users can vote on the outcome of the tournament.

Kibitzers are welcome, if registered on the InfinityChess server (which is for free).
See: complete schedule.

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