14th Computer Olympiad

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The 14th Computer Olympiad, 17th World Computer Chess Championship and a scientific conference on computer games was held in Pamplona, Spain, 10–18 May 2009.

World Computer Chess Champion[edit]

Chess (10 participants)

  1. Rybka (Vasik Rajlich) (USA)
  2. Deep Sjeng (Gian-Carlo Pascutto, Kurt Van den Branden, François van Lieshout) (BE), Junior (Amir Ban, Shay Bushinski, Alon Greenfield) (IS), Shredder (Stefan Meyer-Kahlen, Sandro Necchi) (DE)

Rybka was retroactively disqualified from ICCC events due to findings of plagiarism. Therefore, the Championship title was awarded jointly to Deep Sjeng, Shredder, and Junior.

Chess (Blitz) (9 participants)

  1. Rybka (Vasik Rajlich) (USA)
  2. Shredder (Stefan Meyer-Kahlen, Sandro Necchi) (DE)

Likewise, the Blitz Championship title was awarded to Shredder.

Medals Awarded (Computer Olympiad)[edit]

Amazons (4 participants)

  1. Invader (Richard Lorentz, Dan Dennison, Archie Huerto, Monica Reiss, Akop Karapetyan, Henry Avetisyan) (USA)
  2. 8 Queens Problem (Johan de Koning) (NLD)
  3. Campya (Julien Kloetzer) (FRA)

Chess (no hardware limits) (6 participants)

  1. Rybka (Vasik Rajlich) (USA)
  2. Shredder (Stefan Meyer-Kahlen) (DEU)
  3. Deep Sjeng (Gian-Carlo Pascutto) (BEL)
  4. Pandix (Gyula Horváth) (HU)

Chinese Chess (5 participants)

  1. TMSK (Bing-Jie Shen, Ruei-Ping Li, Tsan-Sheng Hsu) (TWN)
  2. HaQiKi D (Harm Geert Muller) (NLD)
  3. Chimo (Wen-Jie Tseng, Wei-Lun Kao, Hung-Hsuan Lin, Chun-Bin Hsu, I-Chen Wu, Shun-Chin Hsu) (TWN)

Connect6 (6 participants)

  1. Bit (Li Liang, Cui Hao, Wang Ruijian, Lin Siran) (CHN)
  2. MeinStein (Theo van der Storm) (NLD)
  3. Bit2 (Zhifeng Tang, Zhenghan Li, Haiying Liu, Jie BingChang-Ming Xu) (CHN)

Draughts (3 participants)

  1. TDKing (Ton Tillemans) (CHE)
  2. Tornado (Frank Mesander) (NLD)
  3. Rocky (Mark Winands) (NLD)

Go (6 participants)

  1. Zen (Yamato) (JPN)
  2. Fuego (Markus Enzenberger, Martin Müller, Broderick Arneson, Richard Segal, Gerald Tesauro) (CAN)
  3. MoGo (Sylvain Gelly, Yizao Wang, Olivier Teytaud, Jean-Baptiste Hoock, Guillaume Chaslot, Arpad Rimmel) (FRA)

Go (9x9) (9 participants)

  1. Fuego (Markus Enzenberger, Martin Müller, Broderick Arneson, Richard Segal, Gerald Tesauro) (CAN)
  2. MoGo (Sylvain Gelly, Yizao Wang, Olivier Teytaud, Jean-Baptiste Hoock, Guillaume Chaslot, Arpad Rimmel) (FRA)
  3. Yogo (Ping Yu, Fan Xie) (CHN)

Hex (4 participants)

  1. MoHex (Philip Henderson, Broderick Arneson, Ryan Hayward) (CAN)
  2. Wolve (Ryan Hayward, Broderick Arneson, Philip Henderson, Michael Johanson, Morgan Kan, Martin Müller, Geoff Ryan) (CAN)
  3. Six (Gábor Melis) (HUN)

Lines of Action (2 participants)

  1. Mia 4.51 (Mark Winands) (NLD)
  2. Bit (Peixing Zhan) (CHN)

Shogi (2 participants)

  1. Tacos (Hashimoto Tsuyoshi, Masafumi Taketoshi, Jun Nagashima, Junichi Hashimoto, Tokishi Matsui, Hiroyuki Iida) (JPN)
  2. BitStronger (Changda Xu, Li Xiao, Ma Junlong, Tong SonglingPeixing Zhan) (CHN)

Havannah (2 participants)

  1. Wanderer (Richard Lorentz, Roberto Nahue) (USA)
  2. Shakti (Fabien Teytaud, Olivier Teytaud) (FRA)

KriegSpiel (3 participants)

  1. Darkboard (Giampiero Favini, Paolo Ciancarini) (ITA)
  2. KriegExpert (Levi Self) (NAM)
  3. Bit (CHN)

Phantom Go (2 participants)

  1. GoLois (Tristan Cazenave, Nicolas Jouandeau) (FRA)
  2. Bit (Li Liang, Cui Hao, Wang Ruijian, Lin Siran) (CHN)

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