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HIARCS wins 17th International Thüringer Computer Chess Championship, May 2008
held in Thüringen, Germany

Many thanks to Erdogan Günes (operator and preparation), Harvey Williamson (preparation), Intel (hardware)

This was the only major open tournament in 2008 where all the top chess software took part.
 

Place Program Name Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5 Round 6 Round 7 Round 8 Round 9 Total
Points
1st 1. HIARCS 2b- 13w+ 5b= 10w+ 9b+ 6w+ 4b+ 3b- 8w+ 6.5
=2nd 2. Rybka  1w+ 9b+ 6w= 4b= 8w= 7w= 5b= 11b+ 3w= 6
=2nd 3. TogaII 11w+ 6b- 7w+ 8b- 5b= 10w+ 9w+ 1w+ 2b= 6
=4th 5. Shredder 7w= 8b= 1w= 14b+ 3w= 4w= 2w= 6w= 13b+ 5.5
=4th 6. Zappa 14b+ 3w+ 2b= 9w= 4w= 1b- 11w= 5b= 12w+ 5.5
=6th 4. Naum 3.1 10b= 12w+ 11b+ 2w= 6b= 5b= 1w- 8b= 14b= 5
=6th 7. Fruit 5b= 10w= 3b- 11w+ 14w+ 2b= 12b- 13w= 9w+ 5
8th 8. Sjeng 12b= 5w= 10b= 3w+ 2b= 9w- 13b+ 4w= 1b- 4.5
=9th 9. Junior 13b+ 2w- 12b+ 6b= 1w- 8b+ 3b- 14w= 7b- 4
=9th 10. Loop 4w= 7b= 8w= 1b- 13w+ 3b- 14w+ 12b= 11w- 4
=9th 11. Fritz 3b- 14w+ 4w- 7b- 12b+ 13w= 6b= 2w- 10b+ 4
12th 12. Bright 8w= 4b- 9w- 13b- 11w- 14b+ 7w+ 10w= 6b- 3
=13th 13. Jonny 9w- 1b- 14b- 12w+ 10b- 11b= 8w- 7b= 5w- 2
=13th 14. Spike 6w- 11b- 13w+ 5w- 7b- 12w- 10b- 9b= 4w= 2

 









 

FrenchC11

Rybka 2.3.2 a 32 Bit
HIARCS 12.106 MP

Blitz:150' (1)
2008


1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e5 Nfd7 5. f4 c5 6. Nf3 Nc6 7. Be3 a6 8. Qd2 b5 9. dxc5 Nxc5 10. Qf2 Nd7 11. O-O-O (Dg3) 11... b4 12. Na4 (Se2) 12... Qa5 13. b3 Be7 14. Bd3 Bb7 15. h4 (Thf1) 15... h5 16. Kb1 (Sg5) 16... g6 17. Rhf1 (Sb6) 17... Rb8 18. Ng5 Rg8 19. Rfe1 (Th1) 19... Rg7 20. Be2 (Dg3) 20... Nd8 21. g4 (Se4) 21... hxg4 22. Bxg4 Bc6 23. Nb2 Rc8 24. h5 (Dd2) 24... gxh5 25. Bxh5 Nc5 26. Bf3 Nd7 27. Qh4 (Dh2) 27... Bb5 28. Qh8+ Bf8 29. f5 (Sh7) 29... Qc7 30. Rc1 (Td2) 30... Qc3 31. Bh5 Rc6 32. Nf3 Rb6 33. Nd1 Qc7 34. Bxb6 Qxb6 35. Ne3 Nc5 36. fxe6 Ndxe6 37. Rcd1 (Sxd5) 37... Bc6 38. Nf5 Kd7 39. N3d4 Nxd4 40. Nxg7 Nce6 41. Nxe6 fxe6 42. Qxf8 Qd8 43. Qxd8+ (Df7+) 43... Kxd8 44. Rxd4 1-0 [Erdo]










 

Ruy LopezC70

HIARCS 12.106 MP
Jonny

Blitz:150' (2)
2008


1. e4 1... e5 2. Nf3 2... Nc6 3. Bb5 3... a6 4. Ba4 4... Bc5 5. c3 5... Nf6 6. d4 6... exd4 7. e5 7... Ne4 8. cxd4 8... Bb4+ 9. Nbd2 9... b5 10. Bc2 10... d5 11. exd6 11... Nxd2 12. Bxd2 12... Qxd6 13. O-O 13... Bxd2 14. Qxd2 14... O-O 15. Rac1 15... Bb7 16. Rfe1 16... Rad8 17. Bb3 17... Qf6 (h6) 18. Red1 18... Rd7 (h6) 19. Rc5 19... Rfd8 (Te8) 20. Qc3 20... h6 (La8) 21. h3 21... Ba8 (Kh8) 22. a3 22... Kf8 (Kh8) 23. Rd3 23... Bb7 24. Re3 24... Kg8 25. Ne5 25... Nxe5 26. Rexe5 26... Qd6 (Dg6) 27. d5 27... Qf6 28. Ba2 28... Kh7 (Kf8) 29. Bb1+ 29... Kg8 30. Bf5 30... Rxd5 31. Rexd5 31... Bxd5 (Txd5) 32. Qxf6 32... gxf6 33. Rxc7 33... Be6 34. Bxe6 34... fxe6 35. Rc6 35... Kf7 36. b4 36... Ra8 37. g4 37... Ra7 (e5) 38. Kg2 38... e5 39. Rb6 39... Kg6 40. Kg3 40... Ra8 (Kg7) 41. h4 41... a5 42. h5+ 42... Kf7 43. f3 43... axb4 44. axb4 44... Ra3 45. Kf2 45... Ra2+ (Tb3) 46. Ke3 46... Ra3+ 47. Ke4 47... Rb3 (Tc3) 48. Rxb5 48... Ke6 49. Rb6+ 49... Ke7 (Kf7) 50. b5 50... Kf7 51. Rb8 51... Ke6 52. b6 52... Rb4+ 53. Kd3 53... Kd5 (Kf7) 54. b7 54... Kc6 55. Rh8 55... Kxb7 (Txb7) 56. Rxh6 56... f5 57. g5 57... Rb3+ (Td4+) 58. Kc2 58... Rxf3 59. g6 59... Rf2+ (Tg3) 60. Kd1 60... Rf1+ (Tg2) 61. Ke2 61... Rg1 62. Rh7+ 62... Kb6 (Kc6) 63. g7 63... Kc5 (Kb5) 64. h6 64... Rg4 (Tg2+) 65. Rh8 65... Re4+ 1-0 [Erdo]










 

DutchA87

Shredder 11 X64
HIARCS 12.106 MP

Blitz:150' (3)
2008


1. d4 f5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 g6 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. O-O d6 6. c4 O-O 7. Nc3 Qe8 8. d5 Na6 9. Rb1 Bd7 10. b4 c6 11. Qd3 Ne4 12. Nd1 (Ld2) 12... Nc7 13. Bb2 (dxc6) 13... Bxb2 14. dxc6 (Txb2) 14... bxc6 15. Rxb2 a5 16. a3 axb4 17. axb4 e5 18. Nd2 d5 19. Nxe4 fxe4 20. Qd2 Qe7 21. b5 dxc4 22. b6 (bxc6) 22... Nb5 23. Nc3 e3 24. Qxe3 Ra3 25. Rc1 Nxc3 26. Rxc3 Ra1+ 27. Rc1 (Lf1) 27... Qa3 28. Rbc2 Qxe3 29. fxe3 Rxc1+ 30. Rxc1 Rb8 31. Rxc4 (b7) 31... Rxb6 32. Re4 Rb5 33. Ra4 Kf8 34. Ra7 Ke8 35. Kf2 c5 36. Bd5 Kd8 37. e4 (Ta8+) 37... Rb4 38. Ra5 (Ke3) 38... Bb5 39. Ra8+ Ke7 40. Rh8 (Ta7+) 40... h5 41. Rg8 (Tb8) 41... c4 42. Rb8 c3 43. Rc8 Rb2 44. Rxc3 Rxe2+ 45. Kg1 Rd2 46. Rb3 (h4) 46... Bd7 47. Rb6 (h4) 47... Rd1+ 48. Kf2 (Kg2) 48... Rd2+ 49. Kg1 Rd1+ 50. Kf2 Rd2+ 1/2-1/2 [Erdo]










 

SicilianB25

HIARCS 12.106 MP
Loop 16.6

Blitz:150' (4)
2008


1. e4 1... c5 2. Nc3 2... Nc6 3. g3 3... g6 4. h3 4... Nf6 5. Bg2 5... Bg7 6. Nge2 6... O-O 7. f4 7... e6 8. g4 8... d5 (Tb8) 9. e5 9... Nd7 (Se8) 10. g5 10... Qa5 11. a4 11... c4 (a6) 12. b3 12... d4 (cxb3) 13. Ne4 13... d3 (cxb3) 14. cxd3 14... cxd3 15. N2g3 15... h6 (Sb6) 16. h4 16... Nd4 (Sb4) 17. Kf1 17... h5 (Sxe5) 18. Ba3 18... Rd8 (Te8) 19. Rc1 19... Bf8 (b5) 20. Bd6 20... Bxd6 (Sc2) 21. Nxd6 21... Qb6 22. Rc3 22... Nc5 23. Nxh5 23... Ne2 (Kf8) 24. b4 24... Qxb4 (Sd7) 25. Nf6+ 25... Kg7 (Kf8) 26. Rc4 26... Qb6 27. h5 27... Ng3+ 28. Kg1 28... Nd7+ (Ld7) 29. Kh2 29... Nxh1 (Df2) 30. h6+ 30... Kf8 31. Qxh1 31... Qf2 32. Kh3 32... Nb6 33. h7 1-0 [Erdo]










 

FrenchC11

Deep Junior 10 r.
HIARCS 12.106 MP

Blitz:150' (5)
2008


1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bg5 dxe4 5. Nxe4 Be7 6. Bxf6 Bxf6 7. Nf3 Nd7 8. Bc4 c5 9. dxc5 (Sd6+) 9... Bxb2 10. Rb1 Bf6 11. O-O (Sxf6+) 11... O-O 12. Bb5 (Sxf6+) 12... Be7 13. Bxd7 Bxd7 14. Rxb7 Bc6 15. Qxd8 Bxd8 16. Rb4 Be7 17. Nd6 Bxf3 18. gxf3 Rfd8 19. Rd1 Rd7 20. Rdd4 (Tb5) 20... Rc7 21. Rbc4 a6 22. Rd3 (Kg2) 22... h6 23. Kg2 Rd8 24. Ne4 Rdc8 25. Ra4 Rc6 26. c3 R8c7 27. Nd6 h5 28. f4 (h3) 28... g6 29. Rb4 (Se4) 29... Rxc5 30. Rb8+ Bf8 31. Ne4 Rc8 32. Rxc8 Rxc8 33. Rd7 Bh6 34. Kf3 Rc4 35. Rd4 (Td8+) 35... Rxd4 36. cxd4 Bf8 37. Nf6+ (Sc5) 37... Kh8 38. Ke4 Be7 39. Nd7 Bd6 40. Nf6 (a4) 40... Ba3 41. Ke5 (Sd7) 41... Kg7 42. Nd7 a5 43. Nb8 (f3) 43... a4 44. Nd7 Bb2 45. Nc5 (f3) 45... a3 46. Nb7 Kf8 47. Na5 Ke8 48. Nc6 (f3) 48... Bc3 49. Kf6 Ba1 50. f3 (Ke5) 50... Bb2 51. h3 (Ke5) 51... Bc3 52. Kg7 (Ke5) 52... Ba1 53. Kf6 Bb2 54. Kg7 (Kg5) 54... Bc3 55. Kf6 Kf8 56. Ke5 Bb2 57. Kf6 (Kd6) 57... Ba1 58. Ke5 Bc3 59. Na7 (Kf6) 59... Kg7 60. Nb5 Bb2 61. Na7 Bc1 62. Nb5 Kf8 63. Kf6 (d5) 63... Bb2 64. h4 (Ke5) 64... Kg8 65. Ke7 Kg7 66. Nd6 Bxd4 67. Nxf7 Bf6+ 68. Kxe6 Bxh4 69. f5 (Sd6) 69... gxf5 70. Nd6 Kg6 71. Nxf5 Be1 72. f4 h4 73. Ne3 Bd2 74. f5+ Kg5 75. Nc4 (Sf1) 75... Bc3 76. Ne3 h3 77. Nf1 Bf6 78. Nh2 (Sd2) 78... Bb2 79. Nf1 Bd4 80. Nh2 (Kd5) 80... Bg7 81. Nf1 Ba1 82. Nh2 (Sd2) 82... Bh8 83. Nf1 Bc3 84. Nh2 Bb4 85. Ke5 Kh4 86. Nf1 Kg4 87. f6 Kf3 88. Ke6 (f7) 88... Kf2 89. Nh2 Kg2 90. Ng4 h2 91. Nxh2 Kxh2 92. Kf7 (Kd5) 92... Kg2 93. Ke6 Kf3 94. Kd5 Ke2 95. Kc4 Bf8 96. Kb3 (Kc3) 96... Kd1 97. Kc3 (f7) 97... Kc1 98. Kb3 (f7) 98... Kb1 99. f7 Bd6 100. Kc4 Kxa2 101. Kd5 Bb4 102. Kc4 Bf8 103. Kd5 Kb3 104. Kd4 a2 105. Ke5 Kc3 106. Kd5 a1=Q 107. Ke5 (Ke4) 107... Qh1 108. Kf5 (Kf4) 108... Qh5+ 109. Ke4 Kd2 110. Kf4 Bd6+ 111. Ke4 Qe5+ 112. Kf3 Qe2# 0-1 [Erdo]










 

FrenchC00

HIARCS 12.106 MP
Zappa Mexico II

Blitz:150' (6)
2008


1. e4 1... e6 2. Nc3 2... d5 3. d3 3... Nf6 4. e5 4... Nfd7 5. f4 5... c5 (Le7) 6. Qg4 6... Nc6 7. Be2 7... h5 8. Qh3 8... Nd4 (Le7) 9. Bd1 9... Be7 10. Nce2 10... Nc6 (Lh4+) 11. Nf3 11... g5 (b5) 12. Nxg5 12... Ndxe5 13. O-O 13... h4 (Sg6) 14. c4 14... d4 (Sd7) 15. Ba4 15... Bd7 16. Bd2 16... Bxg5 (Sg6) 17. fxg5 17... Qb6 (De7) 18. Ng3 18... O-O-O 19. Ne4 19... Ne7 (Sb4) 20. Bxd7+ 20... Rxd7 21. Rab1 21... Qc6 (a5) 22. b4 22... cxb4 23. Rxb4 23... N7g6 24. Rb5 24... b6 25. a4 25... a6 (Thd8) 26. Rb4 26... Rb7 27. Rfb1 27... Kb8 28. c5 28... Ka8 29. cxb6 29... Qc2 30. R4b2 30... Qc6 (Dxd3) 31. Rc1 31... Qxa4 32. Rbb1 32... Qd7 (Td8) 33. Nc5 33... Qd6 34. Nxb7 34... Kxb7 35. Rc7+ 35... Kb8 36. Rc2 36... Qd5 (Kb7) 37. b7 37... a5 38. Bc1 38... Rd8 39. Ba3 39... Nc6 40. Rb6 40... Qe5 41. Kf1 41... Qf4+ 42. Qf3 42... Qxf3+ 43. gxf3 43... Nge7 44. Kg2 44... Rd7 45. Rcxc6 45... Nxc6 46. Rxc6 46... Kxb7 47. Rc4 1-0 [Erdo]










 

FrenchC11

Naum 3.1
HIARCS 12.106 MP

Blitz:150'
2008


1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bg5 dxe4 5. Nxe4 Be7 6. Bxf6 Bxf6 7. Nf3 Nd7 8. Qd2 O-O 9. O-O-O Be7 10. Bd3 b6 11. h4 Bb7 12. c3 (Seg5) 12... c5 13. dxc5 (De2) 13... Qc7 14. cxb6 (Kb1) 14... axb6 15. a3 Bd5 16. Qe3 (Seg5) 16... f5 17. Neg5 Bc5 18. Qe2 (De1) 18... Bxa3 19. c4 Nc5 20. Kb1 Nxd3 21. Rxd3 (cxd5) 21... Qxc4 22. b3 Qa6 23. Rd2 Qa7 24. Rxd5 Bb4 25. Qxe6+ (Db2) 25... Kh8 26. Kc2 Qa2+ 27. Kd3 Qxb3+ 28. Ke2 Qc4+ 29. Rd3 Ra2+ 30. Kf1 Qxd3+ 31. Kg1 Re2 32. Ne5 (Dxb6) 32... Re1+ 33. Kh2 Rxe5 34. Qxe5 Bd6 0-1 [Erdo]










 

FrenchC11

Toga 1.4.2 JD
HIARCS 12.106 MP

Blitz:150' (8)
2008


1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e5 Nfd7 5. f4 c5 6. Nf3 Nc6 7. Be3 a6 8. Qd2 b5 9. a3 Bb7 10. Bd3 Be7 11. O-O O-O 12. Qf2 f6 13. exf6 Nxf6 14. Qh4 c4 15. Be2 Qb6 16. Qh3 Bc8 17. Rad1 (g4) 17... e5 18. f5 Nxd4 19. Nxd4 Bc5 20. Ne6 (Df3) 20... Bxe3+ 21. Kh1 Bxe6 22. fxe6 Bd4 23. e7 Rfe8 24. Rxf6 Qxf6 25. Nxd5 Qf7 26. Bf3 Ra7 27. Be4 g6 28. g3 (c3) 28... Rexe7 29. Rf1 Qe6 30. Nxe7+ Qxe7 31. Bd5+ Kg7 32. Rf7+ Qxf7 33. Bxf7 Rxf7 34. c3 Be3 35. Qe6 Bc1 36. Qxe5+ (Dxa6) 36... Rf6 37. a4 bxa4 38. h4 (De2) 38... h6 39. Qe4 (De2) 39... a3 40. Qe7+ Rf7 41. Qxa3 h5 42. Qxa6 Bxb2 43. Qxc4 Ba3 44. Qd4+ Kh7 45. c4 Bb4 46. Kg2 (c5) 46... Rc7 47. Qf2 (Kh3) 47... Bc3 48. g4 (Df4) 48... hxg4 49. h5 Be5 50. Qe3 (De2) 50... Re7 51. Qe4 Kh8 52. Qxg6 1-0 [Erdo]










 

SicilianB25

HIARCS 12.106 MP
Deep Sjeng 2.9 X13

Blitz:150' (9)
2008


1. e4 1... c5 2. Nc3 2... Nc6 3. g3 3... g6 4. h3 4... Nf6 5. Bg2 5... Bg7 6. Nge2 6... O-O 7. f4 7... d6 8. d3 8... Bd7 9. Be3 9... b5 10. a3 10... b4 (Tb8) 11. axb4 11... cxb4 12. Nd5 12... Ne8 13. c3 13... bxc3 14. Ndxc3 14... Rb8 15. Qd2 15... Qc8 (a5) 16. d4 16... Rb7 (a6) 17. Kf2 17... Qb8 18. Rhb1 18... Nb4 (Sc7) 19. g4 19... d5 (Sc7) 20. e5 20... Nc7 21. Kg1 21... f6 22. Na4 22... Nca6 23. Rc1 23... e6 24. g5 24... fxe5 (f5) 25. fxe5 25... Qe8 (Tf5) 26. Nac3 26... Nc7 27. Nf4 27... Qf7 (Tf7) 28. Nd1 28... Rfb8 (Sc6) 29. Nf2 29... Nba6 30. N4d3 30... Bb5 (Tb3) 31. Ng4 31... Kh8 (Df5) 32. Rc3 32... Bf8 (Lc4) 33. Rf1 33... Qe7 34. Qf2 34... Rb6 (Dg7) 35. Qh4 35... Bxd3 36. Rxd3 36... Ne8 (Lg7) 37. Bc1 37... R6b7 (Tb3) 38. Rdf3 38... Ng7 39. Nf6 39... Nf5 40. Rxf5 40... exf5 41. Bxd5 41... Rb4 42. b3 42... Nc7 43. Bc4 43... Rxb3 44. d5 44... Nxd5 (h6) 45. Bxd5 45... R8b4 (Tb1) 46. Bf4 46... Rb1 47. e6 47... h6 48. Qf2 48... hxg5 49. Bxg5 49... Qc5 50. Rxb1 50... Rxb1+ 51. Kg2 51... Qxf2+ 52. Kxf2 52... Rb5 53. Be3 53... Be7 (Tb2+) 54. Bd4 54... Kg7 55. Nd7+ 55... Kh6 56. Bf6 56... Rxd5 (La3) 57. Bxe7 57... Rd2+ 58. Ke3 58... Rc2 (Td1) 59. Bd8 59... Rc6 60. e7 60... Re6+ 61. Kf3 61... Kg7 62. Nc5 62... Re1 63. Nb7 1-0 [Erdo]

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"generally I use HIARCS." - World Chess Champion Vishy Anand, in a recent interview when asked what chess program he uses to analyse with
 
"HIARCS is much better positionally than Deep Blue." - Garry Kasparov 1997 (after game 5 of the rematch)

World Chess Champion, Vishy Anand, used "Powerful" HIARCS machine in preparations for his 2010 world title match with Super GM Veselin Topalov

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