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Computer Olympiad

The Computer Olympiad is a multi-games event in which computer programs compete against each other. [1]

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Abalone (or; via Spanish abulón, from the Rumsen language aulón) is a common name for any of a group of small to very large edible sea snails, marine gastropod molluscs in the family Haliotidae.

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Abalone (board game)

Abalone is an award winning two-player strategy board game designed by Michel Lalet and Laurent Lévi in 1987.

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Alexandra Palace

Alexandra Palace is a historic entertainment venue in Alexandra Park, London.

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In Greek mythology, the Amazons (Ἀμαζόνες,, singular Ἀμαζών) were a race of woman warriors.

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Amsterdam is the capital city and most populous city of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

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Assembly language

An assembly language (or assembler language) is a low-level programming language for a computer, or other programmable device, in which there is a very strong (generally one-to-one) correspondence between the language and the architecture's machine code instructions.

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Austria (Österreich), officially the Republic of Austria (Republik Österreich), is a federal republic and a landlocked country of over 8.5 million people in Central Europe.

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Backgammon is one of the oldest board games for two players.

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Beijing, formerly Peking, is the capital of the People's Republic of China and one of the most populous cities in the world.

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Board game

A board game is a game that involves counters or pieces moved or placed on a pre-marked surface or "board", according to a set of rules.

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A bridge is a structure built to span physical obstacles such as a body of water, valley, or road, for the purpose of providing passage over the obstacle.

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Chess is a two-player strategy board game played on a chessboard, a checkered gameboard with 64 squares arranged in an eight-by-eight grid.

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The ChessMachine was a chess computer sold between 1991 and 1995 by TASC (The Advanced Software Company).

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Chessmaster is a chess-playing computer game series which is now owned and developed by Ubisoft.

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China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a sovereign state in East Asia.

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Chinook (draughts player)

Chinook is a computer program that plays checkers (also known as draughts).

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Chu shogi

is a strategy board game native to Japan.

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Clobber is an abstract strategy game invented in 2001 by combinatorial game theorists Michael H. Albert, J.P. Grossman and Richard Nowakowski.

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Computer bridge

Computer bridge is the playing of the game contract bridge utilizing computer software.

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Connect Four

Connect Four (also known as Captain's Mistress, Four Up, Plot Four, Find Four, Fourplay, Four in a Row and Four in a Line) is a two-player connection game in which the players first choose a color and then take turns dropping colored discs from the top into a seven-column, six-row vertically suspended grid.

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Connect6 (Pinyin: liùzǐqí; 六目並べ; 육목) introduced in 2003 by Professor I-Chen Wu at Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Chiao Tung University, is a two-player strategy game similar to Gomoku.

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Contract bridge

Contract bridge, or simply bridge, is a trick-taking game using a standard 52-card deck.

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Cue sports

Cue sports (sometimes written cuesports), also known as billiard sports, are a wide variety of games of skill generally played with a cue stick which is used to strike billiard balls, moving them around a cloth-covered billiards table bounded by rubber.

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David Levy (chess player)

David Neil Laurence Levy (born 14 March 1945, in London), is a British International Master of chess, a businessman noted for his involvement with computer chess and artificial intelligence, and the founder of the Computer Olympiads and the Mind Sports Olympiads.

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Diplomacy (game)

Diplomacy is a strategic board game created by Allan B. Calhamer in 1954 and released commercially in 1959.

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Dominoes (or dominos) is a game played with rectangular "domino" tiles.

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Dots and Boxes

Dots and boxes (also known as Boxes, Squares, Paddocks, Pigs in a Pen, Square-it, Dots and Dashes, Dots, Line Game, Smart Dots, Dot Boxing, or, simply, the Dot Game) is a pencil and paper game for two players (or sometimes, more than two) first published in 1889 by Édouard Lucas.

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Draughts or checkers (American English) is a group of strategy board games for two players which involve diagonal moves of uniform game pieces and mandatory captures by jumping over opponent pieces.

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EinStein würfelt nicht!

EinStein würfelt nicht! (... does not play dice) is a board game, designed by Ingo Althöfer, a professor of applied mathematics in Jena, Germany.

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Fast chess

Fast chess (also known as speed chess) is a type of chess game in which each side is given less time to make their moves than under the normal tournament time controls of 60 to 180 minutes per player.

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Free Software Foundation

The Free Software Foundation (FSF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded by Richard Stallman on 4 October 1985 to support the free software movement, which promotes the universal freedom to study, distribute, create, and modify computer software, with the organization's preference for software being distributed under copyleft ("share alike") terms, such as with its own GNU General Public License.

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Game of the Amazons

The Game of the Amazons (in Spanish, El Juego de las Amazonas; often called Amazons for short) is a two-player abstract strategy game invented in 1988 by Walter Zamkauskas of Argentina.

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Gin rummy

Gin rummy, or simply gin, is a two-player card game created in 1909 by Elwood T. Baker and his son C. Graham Baker.

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GIPF (game)

GIPF is an abstract strategy board game by Kris Burm, the first of six games in his series of games called the ''GIPF'' Project.

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GNU Go is a free software program by the Free Software Foundation that plays Go.

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Go (game)

* Go (囲碁,The full Japanese name igo is derived from its Chinese name weiqi, which roughly translates as "board game of surrounding"; see at Sensei's Library for more information. To differentiate the game Go from the common English verb to go, it is generally capitalized (Gao 2007) or, in events sponsored by the Ing Foundation, spelled goe. literal meaning: "encircling game", 바둑 The Korean word 'baduk' derives from the Middle Korean word 'Badok', the meaning of which is controversial; the more plausible etymologies include the suffix '-ok' added to 'Bad' creating the meaning 'flat and wide board', or the joining of 'Bad', meaning 'field', and 'Dok', meaning 'stone'. Less plausible etymologies include a derivation of 'Badukdok', referring to the playing pieces of the game, or a derivation from Chinese 排子, meaning 'to arrange pieces'.See) is a board game involving two players, that originated in ancient China more than 2,500 years ago.

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Gomoku is an abstract strategy board game.

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Graz (Gradec), formerly known as Gratz, is the capital of Styria and second-largest city in Austria after Vienna.

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Havannah is an abstract strategy board game invented by Christian Freeling.

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Hex (board game)

Hex is a strategy board game played on a hexagonal grid, theoretically of any size and several possible shapes, but traditionally as an 11×11 rhombus.

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HIARCS is a proprietary UCI chess engine developed by Mark Uniacke.

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International Business Machines Corporation (commonly referred to as IBM) is an American multinational technology and consulting corporation, with headquarters in Armonk, New York.

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International Computer Games Association

The International Computer Games Association (ICGA) was founded as the International Computer Chess Association (ICCA) in 1977 by computer chess programmers to organise championship events for computer programs and to facilitate the sharing of technical knowledge via the ICCA Journal.

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International draughts

International draughts (also called Polish draughts or international checkers) is a strategy board game for two players, one of the variants of draughts.

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Israel, officially the State of Israel (מְדִינַת יִשְׂרָאֵל; دولة إِسْرَائِيل), is a country in West Asia, situated at the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Gulf of Aqaba in the Red Sea.

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Italy (Italia), officially the Italian Republic (Repubblica Italiana), is a unitary parliamentary republic in Europe.

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Japan (日本 Nippon or Nihon; formally or Nihon-koku, "State of Japan") is an island country in East Asia.

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Jonathan Schaeffer

Jonathan Herbert Schaeffer (born 1957) is a Canadian researcher and professor at the University of Alberta and the Canada Research Chair in Artificial Intelligence.

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Junior (chess)

Junior is a computer chess program written by the Israeli programmers Amir Ban and Shay Bushinsky.

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is the capital city of Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan.

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Keio University

, abbreviated as or, is a Japanese university located in Minato, Tokyo.

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Kriegspiel (chess)

Kriegspiel (German for war game) is a chess variant invented by Henry Michael Temple in 1899 and based upon the original Kriegsspiel developed by Georg von Rassewitz in 1812.

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Leiden (in English and archaic Dutch also Leyden) is a city and municipality in the Dutch province of South Holland.

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Leiden University

Leiden University (abbreviated as LEI, Universiteit Leiden), located in the city of Leiden, is the oldest university in the Netherlands.

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Light Up (puzzle)

Light Up (Japanese:美術館 bijutsukan), also called Akari, is a binary-determination logic puzzle published by Nikoli.

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Lines of Action

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London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Maastricht (Limburgish: Mestreech; French: Maestricht; Spanish: Mastrique) is a town and a municipality in the southeast of the Netherlands.

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Maastricht University

Maastricht University (abbreviated as UM; Universiteit Maastricht) is a public university in Maastricht, the Netherlands.

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Mahjong, also spelled majiang, mah jongg, and numerous other variants, is a game that originated in China.

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Martin Bryant (programmer)

Martin Bryant (born 1958) is a British computer programmer known as the author of White Knight and Colossus Chess, a 1980s commercial chess-playing program, and Colossus Draughts, gold medal winner at the 2nd Computer Olympiad in 1990.

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Mephisto (chess computer)

Mephisto was a line of chess computers sold by Hegener & Glaser (H+G).

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Mind Sports Olympiad

The Mind Sports Olympiad (MSO) is an annual international multi-disciplined competition and festival for games of mental skill and mind sports.

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Minishogi (5五将棋 gogo shōgi "5V chess" or "5×5 chess") is a modern variant of shogi (Japanese chess).

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The Netherlands (Nederland) is the main "constituent country" (land) of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

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Neurogammon is a computer backgammon program written by Gerald Tesauro at IBM's Thomas J. Watson Research Center.

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Nine Men's Morris

Nine Men's Morris is a strategy board game for two players that emerged from the Roman Empire.

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Nonograms, also known as Hanjie, Picross or Griddlers, are picture logic puzzles in which cells in a grid must be colored or left blank according to numbers at the side of the grid to reveal a hidden picture.

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Nurikabe (puzzle)

Nurikabe (hiragana: ぬりかべ) is a binary determination puzzle named for Nurikabe, an invisible wall in Japanese folklore that blocks roads and delays foot travel.

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Othello (The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice) is a tragedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in the year 1603, and based on the short story Un Capitano Moro ("A Moorish Captain") by Cinthio, a disciple of Boccaccio, first published in 1565.

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Oware is an abstract strategy game among the Mancala family of board games (pit and pebble games) played world-wide with slight variations as to the layout of the game, number of players and strategy of play.

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Pamplona (Pampelune; Pampeluna) or Iruña (alternative spelling: Iruñea) is the historical capital city of Navarre, in Spain, and of the former Kingdom of Navarre.

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Park Lane Hotel

The Park Lane Hotel is a 5 Star hotel on Piccadilly, London.

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Poker is a family of gambling card games involving betting and individual play, whereby the winner is determined by the ranks and combinations of players' cards, some of which remain hidden until the end of the game.

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Qubic is the brand name of a four-in-a-row game played in a 4×4×4 matrix sold by Parker Brothers starting in 1953.

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Ramat Gan

Ramat Gan (רָמַת גַּן) is a city in the Tel Aviv District of Israel, located east of Tel Aviv.

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REBEL (chess)

REBEL was a world champion chess program developed by Ed Schröder.

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Renju (Japanese: 連珠) is the professional variant of Gomoku, a strategy board game originating in Japan from the Heian period.

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Rybka is a computer chess engine designed by International Master Vasik Rajlich.

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Scrabble is a word game in which two to four players score points by placing tiles, each bearing a single letter, onto a gameboard which is divided into a 15×15 grid of squares.

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(or), also known as Japanese chess or the Generals' Game, is a two-player strategy board game in the same family as Western (international) chess, chaturanga, makruk, shatranj and xiangqi, and is the most popular of a family of chess variants native to Japan.

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Shredder (software)

Shredder is a commercial chess program and Chess engine developed in Germany by Stefan Meyer-Kahlen in 1993.

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Spain (España), officially the Kingdom of Spain (Reino de España), is a sovereign state located on the Iberian Peninsula in southwestern Europe.

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Sun Yat-sen University

Sun Yat-sen University, also known as Zhongshan University, is a public university in Guangdong, China.

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Surakarta (Hanacaraka:, often called Solo and less commonly Sala) is a city in Central Java, Indonesia of more than 520,061 people (2009) with a population density of 11,811.5 people/km2.

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Surakarta (game)

Surakarta is a little-known Indonesian strategy board game for two players, named after the ancient city of Surakarta in central Java.

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Taipei (literally means "North of Tai(wan)"), officially known as Taipei City, is the capital city and a special municipality of Taiwan.

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Taiwan (see below), officially the Republic of China (ROC) is a sovereign state in East Asia.

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Tilburg is a landlocked municipality and a city in the Netherlands, located in the southern province of Noord-Brabant.

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Tilburg University

Tilburg University (Universiteit van Tilburg) or TiU is a public research university specializing in the social and behavioral sciences, economics, law, business sciences, theology and humanities, located in Tilburg in the southern part of the Netherlands.

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The toga, a distinctive garment of Ancient Rome, was a cloth of perhaps in length which was wrapped around the body and was generally worn over a tunic.

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Turin (Torino, pronounced; Piedmontese: Turin, pronounced;; Augusta Taurinorum) is a city and an important business and cultural centre in northern Italy, capital of the Piedmont region, located mainly on the left bank of the Po River, in front of Susa Valley and surrounded by the western Alpine arch.

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TwixT is a two-player strategy board game invented by Alex Randolph.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain, is a sovereign state in Europe.

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World Computer Chess Championship

World Computer Chess Championship (WCCC) is an annual event where computer chess engines compete against each other.

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Xiangqi (Chinese: 象棋, p Xiàngqí), also called Chinese chess, is a strategy board game for two players.

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(), officially the City of Yokohama, is the second largest city in Japan by population after Tokyo, and most populous municipality of Japan.

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Zappa (chess)

Zappa, Zap!Chess or Zappa Mexico, is a UCI chess engine written by Anthony Cozzie, a graduate student at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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2048 (video game)

2048 is a single-player puzzle game created in March 2014 by 19-year-old Italian web developer Gabriele Cirulli, in which the objective is to slide numbered tiles on a grid to combine them and create a tile with the number 2048.

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37th Chess Olympiad

The 37th Chess Olympiad, organized by FIDE and comprising an open and a women's tournament, as well as several other events designed to promote the game of chess, took place between May 20 and June 4, 2006, in Turin, Italy.

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