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Rybka case "greatest injustice perpetrated in computer chess history" (Part 1)
Tuesday, October 01, 2013 15:06
On June 28, 2011 the International Computer Games Association (ICGA) announced that IM Vasik Rajlich, the author of then-leading chess program Rybka, had been stripped of four consecutive computer chess world championship titles he had won in 2007-2010. Rajlich was found guilty of plagiarizing, and banned for life from ICGA events. A group of...
Controversy over Rybka's disqualification and ban
Sunday, January 08, 2012 13:24
Rybka's disqualification and ban from computer chess last summer by the International Computer Games Association (ICGA) is being disputed. In a 31-page article, a computer scientist working at London's Queen Mary University, supported by two chess programmers, argues that "the ICGA's findings were misleading" and the decision to punish Rybka and...
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 8:42
The International Computer Games Association (ICGA) has disqualified and banned Rybka and its programmer Vasik Rajlich from previous and future World Computer Chess Championships. The ICGA accuses Rajlich of plagiarizing two other programs, Crafty and Fruit, and demands that he returns the trophies and prize money of the World Computer Chess...