- Smyslov vs Rebel -

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  • On saturday April 15 ex world champion Vassily Smyslov will play a tournament chess game against the latest version of Rebel Century (world champion computer chess 1991-1995).

  • Rebel Company considers playing against living legend Vassily Smyslov a great honor.

  • The two titans of chess will play LIVE on Internet.

  • Move transmission via the Internet Chess Club who kindly sponsors the match.

  • The game can be followed live on:
  • Internet Chess Club
  • Rebel Home page

  • Prize money for GM Smyslov:
  • $1500 in case GM Smyslov wins the match.
  • $1000 in case Rebel is able to draw or win.

  • Hard and Software Rebel:
  • Latest version of Rebel Century 1.2b
  • Latest Jeroen Noomen opening book.
  • Athlon 1000 Mhz, 256 Mb.

  • Conditions

  • The game is scheduled on Saturday April 15 and will start at 08:00 New York / 14:00 Amsterdam / 16:00 Moscow time.

  • The time control is 40 moves in 2 hours and then one hour for the rest of the game so a game can not take longer than 6 hours.

  • Move transmission via the Internet Chess Club

  • It should be guaranteed that both players can not lose on time due to problems (time loss) with the move transmission over the net. These games are meant to give some light on the current state of art of the on-going Man versus Machine event and should reflect a normal face-to-face event. For that purpose an arbiter is appointed and his decisions will be final.

  • The arbiter for Rebel is Enrique Irazoqui former chief editor of the "Computer Chess Reports" magazine.

  • To ensure fair play the Rebel arbiter is send the Rebel version before the game is started and the arbiter will check all moves played by Rebel. Another (second) arbiter is installed at the place of Vassily Smyslov, the normal rules apply.

  • LIVE support

  • LIVE support of the game HERE. You DO NOT have to press the REFRESH button of your browser to get an update as the page is automatically refreshed after 3 minutes.

  • Programmer Ed Schröder will be available on REBEL-BOARD for short comments during the game.

  • Rebel company and ICC agreed that the match can be followed live on the Internet Chess Club also if you are not a paying member. Go to the above URL how to get access.

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    Since November 23, 1995