This year's edition (3rd) of the Italian Open Software Chess Cup was held in Rome, at the Galleria Alberto Sordi, on the 6th and 7th October. The event, organized by Giuseppe Sgro, was part of a larger one namely the 1st Clericus International Chess Championship. Eight programs participated in this exciting challenge, the six programs from Italy were joined by Booot from Ukraine and Dana Sah from Spain. The time limit was 30 minutes for the whole game plus 15 seconds bonus per move. Vitruvius won the tournament with great satisfaction of its team. Following is the final standings and match results:
Especially sharp was the struggle between the two programs who finished on top, Vitruvius and Equinox; the game was drawn after 171 moves!
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Without error there can be no brilliancy.Emanuel Lasker,
The beauty of a move lies not in its appearance but in the thought behind it.Aaron Nimzowitsch,