The championship is played on 26, 27 and 28 October in the Denksportcentrum Leiden, Robijnstraat 4, 2332 KE Leiden near shopping centre Diamantplein, tel. +31-71-572 3229. It’s a 9 round Swiss tournament with 90 minutes per player for the whole game. On the first day the venue opens around 11:45 and we play from 1pm to 10:30pm. On the second and third day it’s 9.45am to 19.15pm.

 Preliminary list of participants (22 Oct.):




Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6700 (4 cores), 3200 MHz (remote)

Vasik Rajlich,
Jeroen Noomen (book),
Hans van der Zijden (oper)

Budapest, Hungary
Apeldoorn, NL,
Duivendrecht, NL


Intel 8-core or 16-core (remote) Amir Ban (prog.)
Shay Bushinsky (prog.)
Boris Alterman (book)


The King (MP)

Intel Core 2 Duo E6700, 2660 MHz

Johan de Koning

Delft, NL


Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6700 (4 cores), 3700 or 3420  MHz (remote)

Mark Uniacke (prog.)
Harvey Williamson (oper.)
Enrico Carrisco (tester/oper.)


dual opteron 2.4GHz (remote) Vincent Diepeveen (prog)
John v/d Hoeven (oper.)
Arturo Ochoa M (book)
Veenendaal, NL
Rotterdam, NL


Intel Core 2; 2,4 GHZ; 4 core Volker Böhm (prog.)
Ralf Schäfer (prog.)
Timo Klaustermeyer (book)


Tom Vijlbrief (prog)
Hans Secelle (book, oper.)
Baarn, NL
Schelderode, Belgium

Crash Test Dummy

AMD Dual Opteron 270 (4 cores)

Richard Pijl (prog.)
Arturo Ochoa (book)
Minderhout, Belgium,
(nationality: NL)

Intel Core2 Duo, 3.0 GHz, 2 cores (remote)

Daniel Mehrmann

Bonn, Germany
IsiChess MMX

AMD64 dual core

Gerd Isenberg, (prog.)

Hattingen, Germany


Intel Pentium M. 1700 MHz

Tony van Roon
Elke van Roon (oper.)

Eindhoven, NL


Intel Core 2 Duo E6600, 2400 MHz, 4 GB RAM

Volker Annuss
Christian Bartsch (book)

Unna, Germany
Niederseefeld, Ger.
Tzjezz Intel Pentium Pentium (Centrino) 1.73 GHz, 1 Gb RAM Ron Appelman (prog.)

Berkhout, NL


Intel Core 2 Duo, 2.4GHz, 1GB, using one core

Harm Geert Muller (prog.)

Diemen, NL


Intel Core Duo E6600, 2.4 GHz, 4Gb RAM

Gijsbert Wiesenekker

Huizen, NL

GI-ANT means : " Give It - A New Try "

Here is information for potential participants. First some rules:
  • There is an entry fee of € 25,- per participating program, which can be paid at the start. Entry is open for all nationalities. CSVN membership is not required for this tournament.
  • The programmer, being someone who programmed at least a significant part of the program must register as a participant, possibly together with other team members, who have also contributed.
  • The source code of the program may not contain pieces of published programs, unless the authors are in the team. In case of doubt the programmer shows the source code to the organisers.
  • Legal use of endgame databases and opening books is not restricted.

An anonymous sponsor gives € 200 for the chess  program on the coming championship which will do better than its previous rating and which is operated by its programmer. The criteria will be published on .

Please register before September 21st by sending snail- or e-mail to Theo van der Storm, Wethouder Driessenstraat 5, 1107 XG Amsterdam Zuidoost, Netherlands, Dit e-mailadres wordt beveiligd tegen spambots. JavaScript dient ingeschakeld te zijn om het te bekijken.. He is interested in the following information:

  • Name of the program and names, roles and presence of the team members.
  • Names of all authors of the source code of the program.
  • Correspondence and e-mail address.
  • Type and number of  CPU “cores”, OS, and programming language used
  • Playing strength, lines of source code and # positions in the opening book.

We look forward to your entry.
Theo van der Storm, secretary of the CSVN (Computer-Chess Association Netherlands)

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