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The 2nd Infinity Freestyle Chess Tournament 2012

February 19 – March 28, 2012
TD Report by JoJo

 

Rate of Play: 60 min + 15 sec

Tie-break: 30 min + 10 sec

Sudden death: 10 min + 3 sec (White) vs. 7 min + 3 sec (Black)

 

Prizes

1st Prize     US$ 800,-

2nd Prize    Fini 2"000,-

3rd Prize     Fini 1’000,-

4th Prize     Fini 500,-

 

36 players registered for the 4 preliminary groups with 9 players each.

The 4 group winners qualified for the final knockout matches.

 

Among the 36 players were 4 stand-alone engines, who did not succeed to qualify.

 

A database with 100 games (including tie-break and forfeited matches) is available for download.

  

 

The winners of the preliminary groups, who qualified for the finals:

Biertrinker

Jan Zidu

CZE

Preliminary Group 1 (A)

Ozymandias

Juan Molina

ESP

Preliminary Group 2 (B)

Idol99

Igor Dolgov

RUS

Preliminary Group 3 (C)

EtaoinShrdlu

Patrik Schoupal

CZE

Preliminary Group 4 (D)

  

Group 1 (A)

Rank

 Player

Country

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

Total Pts.

SB

1

 Biertrinker

 CZE

*

1

½

1

½

1

1

5.0 / 6

 

2

 mateinfour

 ENG

0

*

½

1

1

+

1

4.5 / 6

 

3

 Stabiloboss*

 GER

½

½

*

½

½

½

1

3.5 / 6

 

4

 DJ_Jacob

 AUS

0

0

½

*

½

+

½

2.5 / 6

 

5

 Valhala

 DEN

½

0

½

½

*

0

½

2.0 / 6

6.25

6

 DevaPath

 USA

0

-

½

-

1

*

½

2.0 / 6

 4.5

7

 Medusa**

 ENG

0

0

0

½

½

½

*

1.5 / 6

 

*   Stabiloboss replaced Optimus_prime.
** Medusa = stand-alone engine Rybka 4.1

Group 2 (B)

Rank

 Player

Country

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

Total Pts.

SB

1

 PiratQQ

 RUS

*

½

½

1

½

1

½

4.0 / 6

10.75

2

 maximus

 PHI

½

*

½

1

½

½

1

4.0 / 6

10.75

3

 Ozymandias*

 ESP

½

½

*

½

1

½

+

4.0 / 6

10.75

4

 Time_bandit**

 GER

0

0

½

*

1

½

+

3.0 / 6

7.25

5

 Kreuzfahrtschiff

 GER

½

½

0

0

*

1

1

3.0 / 6

7

6

 jps7

 IND

0

½

½

½

0

*

0

1.5 / 6

5.5

7

 FireFather

 BEL

½

0

-

-

0

1

*

1.5 / 6

3.5

*   Ozymandias won the sudden death tie-break vs. PiratQQ after both had defeated maximus.
** Time_bandit = stand-alone engine Naum 4.2

Group 3 (C)

Rank

 Player

Country

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

Total Pts.

SB

1

 Idol99

 RUS

*

0

1

1

1

1

+

5.0 / 6

 

2

 Benguela*

 GER

1

*

0

½

1

1

+

4.5 / 6

 

3

 Tatar

 GER

0

1

*

1

0

1

+

4.0 / 6

 

4

 Erdo

 GER

0

½

0

*

1

½

+

3.0 / 6

 

5

 funvillage

 RUS

0

0

1

0

*

½

1

2.5 / 6

 

6

 HAL9000

 ITA

0

0

0

½

½

*

+

2.0 / 6

 

7

 BadBoy

 USA

-

-

-

-

0

-

*

0.0 / 6

 

* Benguela = stand-alone engine Critter

 Group 4 (D)

Rank

Player

Country

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

Total Pts.

SB

1

EtaoinShrdlu

CZE

*

½

1

1

½

½

+

4.5 / 6

11.5

2

Krissis

ESP

½

*

½

½

+

1

+

4.5 / 6

11

3

Greweling

GER

0

½

*

½

½

+

+

3.5 / 6

 

4

garvingray

AUS

0

½

½

*

½

½

+

3.0 / 6

6.75

5

KingsCourt

NZD

½

-

½

½

*

½

+

3.0 / 6

6.75

6

Syed_Ali*

PAK

½

0

-

½

½

*

+

2.5 / 6

 

7

elcriollito

USA

-

-

-

-

-

-

*

0.0 / 6

 

* Syed_Ali = stand-alone engine Houdini 2.0

Winner A vs. Winner B (KO)

Ozymandias - Biertrinker 2 : 2
Biertrinker wins the sudden death game, draw with Black

 

Winner C vs. Winner D (KO)

Idol99 - EtaoinShrdlu  1 : 1

Idol99 forfeits the match due to missing the date for the tie-break match.

 

Match for 3rd Place (KO)

Idol99 - Ozymandias 2 : 2

Idol99 wins the sudden death game with White.

 

Match for 1st Place (KO)

Biertrinker - EtaoinShrdlu 2 : 2

Biertrinker wins the sudden death game with White.