This is the first preliminary list of participants http://www.chessdom.com/tcec-season-8-i ... pants-list The final two spots will be decided by the users: leave your message below about the engine that you want to see in this edition of the season and why.
TCEC Season 8 software
The TCEC Season 8 will start on a 20 core Xeon server with 128 GB of RAM. The final stages will be played on a 40 cores server. Exact specifications will be posted in a separate post soon on Chessdom.
TCEC Season 8 will one more time will be administered by Martin Thoresen. Graphics will be created by Santiago Mendez and openings will be mastered by Nelson Hernandez.
- - Junior (awaiting info from the author)
- Critter (awaiting info from the author)
- Bouquet (source close to Fire)
- Toga (similar to Fruit)
- RedQueen (some instability in previous seasons)
- Equinox (some instability in previous seasons)
- Delphi (rating)
- Rookie (new)
- Other (please specify why)
Note 2: Even if some of these engines is not selected this season, all these engines are rather certain for Season 9 if proper code is submitted by the engine creators.