Stockfish Faces Lc0 In Computer Chess Championship Finals
It's a classic matchup between Stockfish and Lc0 for the Computer Chess Championship.

Stockfish Faces Lc0 In Computer Chess Championship Finals

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The reigning, defending Chess.com Computer Chess champion Stockfish will once again put its title on the line in a clash with the upstart machine-learning engine Lc0.

The finals of CCC 6: The Winter Classic are scheduled to begin on Saturday, March 9. 

You can vote on each game and follow the always-running Computer Chess Championship:

The first engine to reach a score of plus-six in a minimum of 40 games will be declared the CCC 6 champion. If no engine reaches plus-six in 200 games, the leader after 200 games will be the champion. If the score is tied after 200 games, the champion will be determined by two-game mini-matches until an engine reaches 1.5/2. 

CCC 6 Finals Information:

  • Engines: Stockfish vs Lc0
  • Format: First engine to reach a +6 score after 40 games wins. Maximum of 200 games. 
  • Time control: 10 + 10
  • Scheduled start date: March 9
  • Opening book: Short opening book selected by Chess.com
  • Endgame tablebases: On

CCC 6: Stage 2 Standings / Crosstable:

CCC 6 Playoff Crosstable
CCC 6 Playoff Crosstable. Image courtesy the Twitch member Khagrin2.

Stage 2 PGN Download and Selected Games:

Lc0 showed its younger sibling who's boss by winning a ton of material in this crushing victory.

Stockfish demonstrated how to maintain the tension with an advantage before trading into a winning endgame against Komodo.

Stage 2 Prediction Contest:

The official results are below.

Most correct guesses (total):

  • 1st place: $300 and a two-year Chess.com Diamond membership — @NewBlueApple
  • 2nd place: $150 and a one-year Chess.com Diamond membership — @DnlGrgk
  • 3rd place: $50 and a three-month Chess.com Diamond membership — @KAPAMA3OB
  • 4th-10th places: three-month Chess.com Diamond membership — @DCM_Jesus , @Fluffey , @HappyAsAnElephant , @twinfish , @jjoshua2 , @JWD11 , @UtnapishtimBR

Most accurate guesses (minimum participation 10 percent of all games)

  • 1st place: $300 and a two-year Chess.com Diamond membership — @ruirojo
  • 2nd place: $150 and a one-year Chess.com Diamond membership — @TheLastNail
  • 3rd place: $50 and a three-month Chess.com Diamond membership — @TitaniumBishop
  • 4th-10th places: three-month Chess.com Diamond membership — @karjakin1 , @NishadJaan , @Hec57 , @NN_Tuomas , @sebach101 , @Stick7771 , @shakespeareanbard

Follow the always-running Computer Chess Championship:

Who do you think will win the Computer Chess Championship? Let us know in the comments, and be sure to vote on the games at the CCC main site. 

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