World Computer-Chess Championships

Complete History of Rankings and Games

Prepared by Theo van der Storm, July 12th, 2004
secretary of the CSVN (Computer-Chess Association Netherlands)

This page contains all final rankings of the World Computer Chess Championships
organised by the International Computer Games Association (ICGA).
Games:
wccc7489.pgn
wccc9299.pgn
wccc0204.pgn

World Computer Chess Championships
# Date Place Winner
1 Aug. 1974 Stockholm SWE Kaissa
2 Aug. 1977 Toronto CND Chess 4.6
3 Sep. 1980 Linz AUT Belle
4 Oct. 1983 New York USA Cray Blitz
5 Jun. 1986 Köln GER Cray Blitz
6 May  1989 Edmonton CND Deep Thought
7 23-27 Nov. 1992 Madrid ESP Chessmachine Schröder
8 25-29 May  1995 Hong Kong HKG Fritz
9 14-19 Jun. 1999 Paderborn GER Shredder
10 6-11 Jul. 2002 Maastricht NED Junior
11 22-29 Nov. 2003 Graz AUT Shredder
12 4-12 Jul. 2004 Ramat-Gan ISR Deep JuniorEY
1st World Computer Chess Championship 1974,
Stockholm SWE
#Name1234PBUSBG
1Kaissa7w15b12w16b14
2Chaos10b13w11b09w110½4
3Chess 4.04w12b06w15b110 4
4Ribbit3b010w113b18w14
5Tech 28b11w07b13w011 4
6Ostrich11b19w13b01w010½4
7Frantz1b013w15w012b14
8Master5w012b111w14b04
9Bealbye16b012w12b03
10Freedom2w04b0bye111w=¾3
11Tell6w0bye18b010b=¾3
12A16chs13b18w09b07w04
13Papa12w07b04w0bye13

INDEX

2nd World Computer Chess Championship 1977,
Toronto CAN
#Name1234PBUSBG
1Chess 4.613w16b12w14b14
2Duchess3w17w11b06b111 4
3Kaissa2b016w15b111b14
4Belle11w=12b18w11w04
5Chaos15w18b=3w012b14
6Master14b11w010b12w010½4
7Ostrich9w12b011w=13b=4
8Dark Horse16b15w=4b09b=4
9Wita7b013b115w=8w=4
10Elsa12w=11b=6w015b14
11Black Knight4b=10w=7b=3w04
12Blitz 510b=4w014b15w04
13Bcp1b09w016b17w=4
14Chute 1.26w015b=12w016b1½4
15Bs66765b014w=9b=10w04
16Tell8w03b013w014w04

INDEX

3rd World Computer Chess Championship 1980,
Linz AUT
#Name1234PBUSB Play-off
1Belle8w16b=4w13b1 2w1
2Chaos17w14b=6w17w1 1b0
3Duchess18w112w17b11w0
4l'Excentrique5w12w=1b012b111 
5Chess 4.94b09w=11b110w1
6Nuchess16b11w=2b09w=10½
7Kaissa14b113w13w02b0
8Bcp1b010w=14b=15w1
9Bebe10b=5b=12w=6b=
10Schach 2.39w=8b=13w15b0
11Awit13b017b15w018b1
12Master15w13b09b=4w0
13Ostrich 8111w17b010b014w=
14Mychess7w015b=8w=13b=
15Parwell12b014w=16b18b0
16Advance 1.06w018b=15w017w1
17Dark Horse2b011w018w116b0½
18Challenger3b016w=17b011w0½¾

INDEX

4th World Computer Chess Championship 1983,
New York USA
#Name12345PBUSBG
1Cray Blitz16w110b18w14b=6b114 12¼5
2Bebe11b019w17w110b14w113 10½5
3Awit14w18w012b117w113b111½5
4Nuchess19w111b16w11w=2b015½5
5Chaos7b=21w117b16w08w112 5
6Belle13b19w14b05b11w017 5
7Schach 2.75w=12w12b011b110w=15 5
8Advance 3.022w13b11b09w15b015 5
9Mephisto X18w16b015w18b014w111½5
10Fidelity X15b11w018b12w07b=15 5
11Merlin2w14w013b=7w017b114½5
12Novag X20w=7b03w021b116b112 5
13Phoenix6w022b111w=20b13w011 5
14Ostrich3b015w019b118w19b012 5
15Pion10w014b19b016w020w111 5
16Bcp1b018w022b115b112w010½5
17Patsoc 2.021b=20w15w03b011w013 5
18Conchess X9b016b110w014b019w=11 5
19Philidor X4b02b014w022w118b=11 ¾5
20Bobby12b=17b021w113w015b010 5
21Shy17w=5b020b012w022b1¾5
22Sfinks X8b013w016w019b021w010½5

INDEX

5th World Computer Chess Championship 1986,
Köln GER
#Name12345PBUSBG
1Cray Blitz20w16b02w114b13w114½11½5
2Bebe16b115w11b011w15b113½5
3Hitech18b114w17b15w11b013½5
4Sun Phoenix5b011w118b17w16b113 10 5
5Rebel4w112b16w13b02w017½5
6Bobby19b11w15b08w14w015½5
7Plymate21b18w13w04b012w114½5
8Mephisto X9w17b017w16b014w113 5
9Dutch8b019w111b=15w=13w111½5
10Nona14b018w021b122b115w15
11Advance 68K17w14b09w=2b019w114½5
12Lachex13b15w016b=18w17b012 5
13Ostrich12w020b115b=16w19b011 5
14Schach 2.710w13b022w11w08b015 5
15Cyrus 68K22w12b013w=9b=10b013½5
16Vaxchess2w023b112w=13b017w=11 5
17Chat11b021w18b019w=16b=10 5
18Bcp3w010b14w012b020w=15 5
19Enterprise6w09b020w117b=11b012 5
20Awit1b013w019b021w118b=10½5
21Rex7w017b010w020b022b110½5
22Shess15b0bye114b010w021w04
23Kempelenbye016w00

INDEX

6th World Computer Chess Championship 1989,
Edmonton CAN
#Name12345PBUSBG
1Deep Thought22b116w16b13w14b113 13 5
2Bebe19b13w018b116w18w112½5
3Cray Blitz15w12b14w=1b09w117½10¾5
4Hitech9b114w13b=6w11w016½5
5Mephisto X18b017w17w111b=12w112 5
6Fidelity X21w18b11w04b011w116 5
7AI Chess23w110w=5b012b=16w111½5
8Merlin24b16w020b110w12b011½5
9Much4w013b=15w121b13b014 5
10Sun Phoenix12w17b=11w=8b013w=13½5
11Novag X17b=18w110b=5w=6b013 5
12Zarkov10b023w114b17w=5b012½5
13Y!8914b09w=17b=18w110b=11½5
14Quest X13w14b012w023b119w=11½5
15BP3b019w19b020w=22b111 5
16Rebel X20w11b021w12b07b016 5
17Kallisto11w=5b013w=19b=20b=12½5
18Waycool5w111b02w013b024w112½5
19Pandix2w015b022b117w=14b=12 5
20Rex16b022w18w015b=17w=10½5
21Dappet6b024w116b09w023w15
22Moby1w020b019w024b115w011½5
23Shess7b012b024w114w021b010 5
24Centaur8w021b023b022w018b05

INDEX

7th World Computer Chess Championship 1992,
Madrid ESP
#Name12345PBUSBG
1Chessmachine Schröder6w=7b110w18b14b115 13½5
2Zugzwang15b13w114b14w=5b=15 11½5
3Cumulus 219w12b016w114w111b112 5
4Kasparov Sparc12w16b19w12b=1w017 10½5
5Fritz 211w=8w=15b19b12w=14½5
6RISC 25001b=4w020b110b17w=14½5
7Hitech B*10b=1w018b112w16b=14 5
8Chess Genius18w=5b=21w11w014b112½5
9Woodpusher20w121b14b05w017w111 5
10MChess Pro7w=11b11b06w015w115 5
11Hiarcs5b=10w019b113b13w014 5
12Lachex4b018b113w=7b020w111½5
13Pandix17w114b012b=11w018b110½5
14Kallisto16b113w12w03b08w015½5
15Ulysses2w022b15w019w110b012 5
16Prochess14w017b13b018w021b110½5
17Centaur13b016w022b121w19b05
18Nimzo Guernica8b=12w07w016b113w013 5
19Echec3b020w=11w015b022b110 5
20Mirage9b019b=6w022w=12b010½5
21Nightmare22w19w08b017b016w010½½5
22Delicate Brute21b015w017w020b=19w0½½5

INDEX

8th World Computer Chess Championship 1995,
Hong Kong HKG
#Name12345PBUSBPlay-off
1Fritz11b016w119b114w13b112 2b1
2StarSocrates3b014w123b19w18b112½1w0
3Deep Blue2w18b112w16b=1w016½11 
4Frenchess6w=7b017b112w114b112½
5Junior8b015w=24b118w111b110½
6WChess4b=10w111w=3w=7b=15½
7Chess Genius10b=4w19b=11w=6w=15 
8Hitech5w13w016b115b12w015 
9Rebel13w111b=7w=2b015w114 
10Zugzwang7w=6b022b=16w117w111½
11Schach 3.01w19w=6b=7b=5w016½
12Cheiron22b124w13b04b013w=12 
13VirtuaChess9b017w114b023w112b=10½
14Dark Thought18w12b013w11b04w016 
15SOS19b15b=18w=8w09b013½
16Ferret20w11b08w010b021w113½
17Zeus 3.021w113b04w019w110b012½
18Pandix14b021w115b=5b020w=11 
19Phoenix15w020b11w017b023w111 
20Ulysses16b019w021b=24w118b=
21Nightmare17b018b020w=22w116b0
22Gandalf12w023b=10w=21b024w=
23LChess24b=22w=2w013b019b011 
24Woodpusher23w=12b05w020b022b=10½

INDEX

9th World Computer Chess Championship 1999,
Paderborn GER
#Name1234567PBUSBPlay-off
1Shredder30w13b17w18b=10w=2b=5w129 22 2w=
2Ferret20b114w110b024w112b11w=3w128 21¼1b=
3Fritz27b11w026b113w15b110w12b027½16½
4Cilkchess21w124b15b012w=11b16w=10b126½17¾
5Junior15w16b14w110b=3w08w11b032½20 
6DarkThought12b15w021b111w=16b14b=7w=28½17¼
7Rebel25b111w11b018w18b013w16b=28 15¾
8Nimzo26b=22w116b11w=7w15b09w=27½17 
9ChessTiger10b013w029b122w114b119w18b=23½13¼
10Hiarcs9w117b12w15w=1b=3b04w033½18½
11LambChop18w17b015w16b=4w024b116w=27 13½
12Francesca6w028b117w14b=2w016w=20b126½12¼
13Virtual_Chess_X24w09b119w13b026w17b018w124½12½
14GromitChess28w12b018w023b19w027w125b122 
15EUGEN5b029w111b021w124b=20w=19b121 
16Zugzwang19w=23b18w017b16w012b=11b=26½12 
17MChess29b110w012b016w025b=26w124w119½
18P.ConNerS11b020w114b17b019w021w113b025½10 
19Isichess16b=26w=13b025w118b19b015w023½
20Diep2w018b030w=28b122w115b=12w022 
21Patzer4b027w16w015b030w118b029w120½
22Mini23w=8b028w=9b020b030w127b119½
23Now22b=16w027b014w028w=29b126b117 
24SOS13b14w025b12b015w=11w017b028½
25Arthur7w030b124w019b017w=28b114w020 
26Ikarus8w=19b=3w027w113b017b023w025 
27Centaur3w021b023w126b029w114b022w021 
28RuyLopez14b012w022b=20w023b=25w030b=20½
29XXXX217w015b09w030b127b023w021b021 
30Neurologic1b025w020b=29w021b022b028w=19½
Special Paderborn Report

INDEX

10th World Computer Chess Championship 2002,
Maastricht NED
#Name123456789PBUSBG
1Junior8b=11w15b12w09w13b14w16b112w148 38¼9
2Shredder7w19b13w=1b14w=12b18w15b=10w147½38½9
3Brutus10b112w12b=4w=6b11w07b113w15b148 33¾9
4Quest16w114b16w=3b=2b=5w=1b07w19b148 28¼9
5Diep18w16b=1w07b=11w14b=9b12w=3w046½20½9
6Warp15w15w=4b=14b13w07b012w11w013b145½21 9
7IsiChess X2b08w=13b15w=17b16w13w04b011w=45½18 9
8Ikarus1w=7b=15w19b=12w=13b=2b010w017b142 17¾9
9ParSOS13w12w017b18w=1b011b15w018b14w041 12¾9
10Chinito3w015b016w111b018w114b=17w18b12b036 11½9
11Goliath12b01b018w110w15b09w016b117w17b=35 11¾9
12Sjeng11w13b014w=15b18b=2w06b016w11b046½15¼9
13XiniX9b016b=7w018b114w18w=15b13b06w036 11¼9
14Insomniac17b14w012b=6w013b010w=18b115w=16b=32 9
15SpiderChess6b010w18b012w016w=17b=13w014b=18w131 9
16Postmodernist4b013w=10b017w=15b=18w111w012b014w=32½9
17NoonianChess14w018b19w016b=7w015w=10b011b08w033 9
18Sharky5b017w011b013w010b016b014w09w015b035 9

&

Playoff 10th World Computer Chess Championship 2002,
Maastricht NED
#Name12P
1Juniorb1w=
2Shredderw0b=½

INDEX

11th World Computer Chess Championship 2003,
Graz AUT
#Name1234567891011PBUSBG
1Shredder12b16w12b05w14w110b13b=7w19w18b113w166 52 11
2Deep Fritz10w111b11w14b03b=6w15b112w114b17w18w165½52½11
3Deep Junior16w08b112w111b12w=4b11w=9b15b16w17b164½53 11
4Brutus5b116w113b12w11b03w012b=6w110b114w19b162½42 11
5Green Light4w07w116b11b010w112b=2w011b13w013b=15w163 22½11
6Diep9w11b010w=16b111w=2b015w14b013w13b014w162 21 11
7Chinito13w05b08w19b112w016b111w11b015w12b03w060½18½11
8ParSOS14b=3w07b015w113b09b=10w116b111w11w02b058½17½11
9Quark6b012w015b17w014b18w=13b13w01b011b14w061½17 11
10Falcon2b015w16b=13w15b01w08b014w04w016b112w160½15½11
11Deep Sjeng15b12w014b13w06b=13w17b05w08b09w016w157 15 11
12(disqualified)1w09b13b014w17b15w=4w=2b016w015b010b064½20¼11
13Jonny7b114w=4w010b08w111b09w015b16b05w=1b059½17¼11
14Nexus8w=13b=11w012b09w015b=16w110b12w04b06b055 12¼11
15Hossa11w010b09w08b016w114w=6b013w07b012w15b049 11
16Ruy Lopez3b14b05w06w015b07w014b08w012b110w011b058½13 11

&

Cross-table
#Name01020304050607080910111213141516PBUSBG
1ShredderX0½1111111.11...66 52 11
2Deep Fritz1X½01111.111.1..65½52½11
3Deep Junior½½X111111.11...064½53 11
4Brutus010X11..11.½11.162½42 11
5Green Light0000X.1..11½½.1163 22½11
6Diep0000.X..1½½.111162 21 11
7Chinito000.0.X11.100.1160½18½11
8ParSOS000...0X½11.0½1158½17½11
9Quark0.00.00½X.10111.61½17 11
10Falcon00.00½.0.X.1101160½15½11
11Deep Sjeng.00.0½000.X.111157 15 11
12(disqualified)000½½.1.10.X.10064½20¼11
13Jonny0..0½011000.X½1.59½17¼11
14Nexus.0.0.0.½0100½X½155 12¼11
15Hossa....000000010½X149 11
16Ruy Lopez..100000.001.00X58½13 11

INDEX

12th World Computer Chess Championship 2004,
Ramat-Gan ISR
#Name1234567891011PBUSBG
1Deep JuniorEY6b=11w13b15w12b=10w19b=8w14w=13b17b165 51 11
2Shredder TA5b=7w16b=3w11w=4b=12w110b111w114b18b=60½42¾11
3Diep13w18b11w02b06w=12b15w011b19w14b114w158 30¼11
4Fritz10w=9b=8w013b15w12w=14b17w11b=3w012b160½32½11
5Crafty 19.152w=10b=9w11b04b014w13b112w18b17w013w160½31½11
6Jonny 2.641w=13b12w=8b03b=9w17b014w112b=10w111b=56½29 11
7ParSOS12w12b010w=9b=11w18b=6w14b013w=5b11w063½29¼11
8Falcon Bar-Ilan14b13w04b16w110b07w=13b11b05w011b12w=62 25¾11
9ISIChess11b=4w=5b07w=14w16b01w=13b13b012w110b156½23 11
10Deep Sjeng4b=5w=7b=12w18w11b011w12w014b16b09w062 22 11
11WoodPusher 19979w=1b012w=14b17b013w=10b03w02b08w06w=60 11
12Movei7b014w111b=10b013w13w02b05b06w=9b04w059 11
13The Crazy Bishop3b06w014b14w012b011b=8w09w07b=1w05b061 11
14FIBChess8w012b013w011w09b05b04w06b010w02w03b062 11

&

Cross-table
#Name0102030405060708091011121314PBUSBG
1Deep JuniorEYX½1½1½11½11.1.65 51 11
2Shredder TA½X1½½½1½.111.160½42¾11
3Diep00X10½.11.111158 30¼11
4Fritz½½0X1.10½½.11160½32½11
5Crafty 19.150½10X.011½.11160½31½11
6Jonny 2.64½½½..X0011½½1156½29 11
7ParSOS00.011X½½½11½.63½29¼11
8Falcon Bar-Ilan0½0101½X.01.1162 25¾11
9ISIChess½.0½00½.X1½11156½23 11
10Deep Sjeng00.½½0½10X11.162 22 11
11WoodPusher 1997000..½00½0X½½160 11
12Movei.0000½0.00½X1159 11
13The Crazy Bishop0.0000½00.½0X161 11
14FIBChess.00000.000000X62 11

INDEX