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The 3rd Infinity Freestyle Chess Tournament 2012

March 11 – April 14, 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,-

 

35 players registered for the 7 preliminary groups with 5 players each.

The 7 group winners plus 2 second best (co-runners) qualified for the final Round Robin tournament.

 

Among the 35 players were 7 stand-alone engines.
One of them, SuperBot (with Houdini 2) qualified.

 

A database with 85 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

Kreuzfahrtschiff

Herbert Kruse

GER

Preliminary Group 2

Ozymandias

Juan Molina

ESP

Preliminary Group 3

Awesome

Roger Zibell

USA

Preliminary Group 4

Stabiloboss

Matthias Kribben

GER

Preliminary Group 4 (2nd)

Deepthroat

Mark Sabu

USA

Preliminary Group 5

Eddie

Richard Goma

USA

Preliminary Group 6 (1.-2.)

SuperBot

William Fuller

USA

Preliminary Group 6 (1.-2.)

Mateinfour

Mark Eldridge

ENG

Preliminary Group 7

 

* Winner of the tie-break match vs. Idol99 (Igor Dolphin, RUS)

 

FINAL Round Robin

 

1

Eddie

USA

*

½

1

½

½

1

½

½

+

5.5 / 8

20

2

Ozymandias

ESP

½

*

½

½

½

½

1

1

+

5.5 / 8

18.25

3

Biertrinker

CZE

0

½

 

1

½

½

½

1

+

5.0 / 8

16.5

4

Stabiloboss

GER

½

½

0

*

½

½

1

1

+

5.0 / 8

16

5

mateinfour

ENG

½

½

½

½

*

½

½

½

+

4.5 / 8

15.75

6

deepthroat

USA

0

½

½

½

½

*

½

1

1

4.5 / 8

14.25

7

Awesome

USA

½

0

½

0

½

½

*

½

1

3.5 / 8

 

8

SuperBot

USA

½

0

0

0

½

0

½

 

+

2.5 / 8

 

9

Kreuzfahrtschiff

GER

-

-

-

-

-

0

0

-

*

0.0 / 8