ICGA: Entire world Laptop Chess Championship, Olympiad, Convention

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2022 Environment Computer Chess Championship

The Global Laptop Game titles Affiliation (ICGA) is pretty pleased to announce that the 2022 Environment Laptop Chess Championship, as nicely as the 2022 World Chess Software program Championship and the 2022 Earth Laptop or computer Speed Chess Championship, will all choose put in Vienna, Austria, hosted by the International Joint Convention on Artificial Intelligence  (IJCAI). The dates are July 23-29, 2022.

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Computer system Olympiad 2022

The 2022 Personal computer Olympiad will be held on line. You will have to sign up by July 14, and perform will start on July 23. The levels of competition will be performed on the web, but overlapping the Worldwide Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI).

Be aware that for some competitions, if all the competition concur, an proven non-Ludii web page can be used for the Olympiad competitors. For illustration, a several well known video games have established servers that aid computer-compared to-laptop participate in. It could be more practical for competitors to use a site they are acquainted with, somewhat than getting to make a Ludii interface.


In modern Olympiads, the pursuing video games have been contested. If your favored games is not on this list and you know that there are at the very least two likely entrants, you should get in touch with us and we can insert a new video game to the Olympiad.

In the 2021 Olympiad, competitions had been held for the subsequent video games:








  • Amazons &#13
  • Brazilian Draughts &#13
  • Breakthrough &#13
  • Canadian Draughts &#13
  • Chinese Chess &#13
  • Chinese Dark Chess &#13
  • Link6 &#13
  • Draughts


  • EinStein Würfelt Nicht &#13
  • Go (9×9) &#13
  • Havannah (8×8) &#13
  • Havannah (10×10) &#13
  • Hex (11×11) &#13
  • Hex (13×13) &#13
  • Hex (19×19) &#13
  • Mahjong


  • Mini Shogi &#13
  • Nonogram, Othello (8×8) &#13
  • Othello (10×10) &#13
  • Outer-Open Gomoku &#13
  • Surakarta &#13
  • Sylver Coinage

Desire has been expressed in acquiring competitions in the subsequent games which have been performed in previous Olympiads: Arimaa, Ataxx, Chinese Checkers, Clobber, Dice Shogi, Gomoku, Kyoto Shogi, Strains of Motion, and Santorini.

Essential Dates

    July 14: past working day to register for the Olympiad
    July 22: registration costs should be paid out
    July 23-29: competitors


Each and every party will award a gold medal, and silver and bronze medals relying on the variety of entries. Medal winners will receive a certificate and the ideal to keep the title Gold/Silver/Bronze Medal winner at the 2021 ICGA Computer system Olympiad.

This calendar year there is a €9,000 prize pool for the Ludii GGP AI Competition, consisting of 3 €3,000 prizes for the adhering to occasions:


  • Kilothon: Operate your Ludii agent in excess of all 1,000+ Ludii video games. &#13
  • GGP: Operate your Ludii agent against other entrants for various unseen online games.  &#13
  • Finding out: Run your Ludii agent against other entrants for several recognised games. 

Entry in the Ludii GGP AI Level of competition is totally free.


40 Euro for every software entry. A particular person is authorized to have an entry in several competitions. At the very least a person member from each individual staff must be a member of the ICGA.

Registration will open in June.

Interfacing to Ludii

Data on how to hook up your AI plan to Ludii can be identified at the Ludii internet site (under “Creating a Ludii Agent“).


The guidelines for an on the internet Olympiad are a work in progress. You should look at them carefully, as there are changes about previous yrs: Computer system Olympiad 2020 Rules.


Thank you to Cameron Browne and the Ludii staff for incorporating the community interface to their method. Their aid for the ICGA Laptop or computer Olympiad is significantly appreciated!

For More Info

    Hiroyuki Iida ([email protected])
    Jonathan Schaeffer ([email protected])

Personal computers and Online games 2022 — Simply call for Papers

Welcome to the dwelling web site for the Computer systems and Online games 2022 conference. This meeting is 20 many years outdated and is held in even-numbered yrs (Improvements in Laptop or computer Online games is in the odd-numbered a long time). It originated in Japan and is now organized by the Global Computer system Game titles Affiliation.

CG functions slicing edge artificial intelligence technology as used to pc online games. This year’s meeting is currently being held on line November 22-24. It will element refereed papers, outstanding keynote talks, and other things to do.

Submission Guidelines

Papers must be penned in English and can be up to 10 internet pages in size (which include references). Make sure you conform to the LNCS model. LaTeX most popular an Overleaf template is available listed here. Post a PDF model of your paper via EasyChair.



  • September 1: Submission deadline &#13
  • Oct 17: Decisions declared &#13
  • November 7: Final edition due &#13
  • November 22-24: Personal computers and Video games 2022 conference

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