houdiniThe TCEC Stage 2 is nearing its end. Nine engines have practically assured participation in the next stage – Komodo, Stockfish, Gull, Hiarcs, Houdini, Rybka, Critter, Bouquet, and Naum. The leader is Komodo, maintaining a full point advantage two rounds before the end.

The top seeded Houdini 3 and the 4.1 version of Rybka are 8th and 5th respectively in the general standings of Stage 2. They are qualified, but the direct encounter between these two engines has always been a classic to watch for. Their match starts at 10:30 CET Watch the live games here / Visit the official website

Update: Rybka – Houdini started, follow the engines analysis and thinking process here

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