Rules of the tournament for 2023

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Krzysztof Grzelak
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Rules of the tournament for 2023

Post by Krzysztof Grzelak » Fri Jan 06, 2023 20:01

Aim of the game

selecting the best computer program in the draughts tournament
popularization of computer of programs in International draughts

Organizer

Krzysztof Grzelak - Poland

System of the game

- the tournament will be played as a double " round - robin " tournament ...
- FMJD regulations apply in the tournament
- the following tie break criteria apply in the tournament:
- total score
- better result with the best opponents
- number of wins
- time of a game - 3 minutes + 10 seconds on 100 moves
- all programs are set to 3 minutes for 100 moves, an additional 10 seconds have been added to perform moves on the DGT Draughts E-Board
- the tournament scoring - for winning 2 points, for draw 1 point, for defeat 0 points
- every day 2 rounds will be played
- there will be a one day non gaming day in the tournament

The time and the place of the game

- the tournament will start 1 September 2023 in the town Kórnik in Poland
- the start time of the tournament - 8:00 Central European Summer Time

The draw

- a game is considered a draw when the same position occurs for the third time, with the same player having to move
- if during 25 successive moves, only the kings have moved, without any man moving or without any capture, the game is considered drawn
- if only three kings remain, two king plus a man, one king and two men, against one king, the game shall be considered a draw when the players
have each played another sixteen moves maximum
- the end game with two kings, one king and a man, or one king against one king will be considered a draw when the players have played another
five moves maximum

Concluding remarks

- judge main tournament - Krzysztof Grzelak
- in exceptional situations due to technical problems - the game can be repeated
- program that becomes corrupted during a game - loses the game
- every programmer can change versions of its software twice during tournament
- change the software version should be followed in the evening by electronic mail
- the tournament will be played live using the board DGT Draughts E-Board
- the tournament will run the program DraughtsArbiter Pro

Krzysztof Grzelak
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Re: Rules of the tournament for 2023

Post by Krzysztof Grzelak » Fri Jan 06, 2023 20:06

The following programs will participate in the tournament:

Ares NNUE - Joost Buijs - Netherlands
Damage NNUE - Bert Tuyt - Netherlands
Dragon - Michel Grimminck - Netherlands
Edeon Sport - Alexey Odnoklubov, Vasily Naumik, Victor Naumik - Belarus
GWD - Gijsbert Wiesenekker - Netherlands
Flits - Adri Vermeulen - Netherlands
Kingsrow - Edgar Gilbert - United States of America
Maximus - Jan-Jaap van Horssen - Netherlands
Moby Dam - Harm Jetten - Netherlands
Scan - Fabien Letouzey - France
Sjende Blyn - Jelle Wiersma - Netherlands
TD King - Ton Tillemans - Switzerland
Tornado - Frank Mesander - Netherlands
Truus voor Windows - Stef Keetman - Netherlands

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