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Friday, January 24, 2014

Stockfish 140119 vs. Komodo TCEC - Match 5Min + 3Secs

While waiting for the the next TCEC tournament coming in a few weeks, I just made use of the idle time to test whether Komodo TCEC does better in longer time control of 5 minutes + 3 seconds compared to the 1 minute base + 1 second limit in my normal rating list production.
The time control chosen was suggested by Larry Kaufman to be a better one for chess engines to "think" properly.

The result of the match showed that Komodo TCEC scored 41 points from 100 games which is 3 points better than the last match. It may just be another random number but it also confirmed that Stockfish is stronger than Komodo at least in blitz time control.

Here is the match statistics:

Stockfish 140119 x64 vs. Komodo TCEC x64 - Match 100R 5M3S
1Stockfish 140119 x6459.0/100· ·· ·· ··34-16-50 2419.00 
2Komodo TCEC x64 41.0/10016-34-50· ·· ·· ·· 2419.00 

100 games played / Tournament finished

Tournament start: 2014.01.23, 16:25:06
Latest update: 2014.01.24, 21:17:29
Level: Blitz 5/3
Hardware: AMD Athlon(tm) II X2 250 Processor with 4 GB Memory
Operating system: Windows 7 Ultimate Professional Service Pack 1 (Build 7601) 64 bit
Table created with: Arena 3.5

Download the match games in PGN here.

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