RWBC Conditions and Specs
Q8200 4*2.33Ghz 3072MB DDR2 Ram + WIN XP SP3 Pro (since 01/2009)
PIV 2.66Ghz 1536MB(512 before 08/2008) DDR Ram + WIN XP Home SP2(since 'Class A' 2nd Edition)
[PIII 650Mhz 384MB Ram (+WIN98Se) until 'Class B' 2nd Edition, this was before rating list games
Winboard 4.3.15F(by H.G. Muller) and Winboard 4.27x(special version by Alessandro Scotti since 19.03.2005), Joris WBTM 0.42,
Pradus PSWBTM (latest version available), Swiss Perfect 98
SCID, LGPGNVER, LGDEBPGN, TLCServer, WBRGO, Toms GameAnalyzer, EngMan, Chessbase 8
21 rounds Swiss (was 23 in former editions)
40/15min. , for historical reasons Morphy is allowed to use 15+10(or G25 in the past) instead.
All 4 men, + all RX vs R + all QX vs Q 5men(the last ones since 01/2007)
Main hash max. 256MB, pawn hash 16MB, tablebase cache 16MB,
total Ram allowed max. 350MB.(new since 08/2008, before 128MB, max. 160MB)
Off (Single CPU)
On (but learnfiles reset before the start of any Class)
On (all use own books, except TheKing, Shredder and Rybka)
UCI/Polyglot programs without book will use a default Polglot book(medium.bin from Dann Corbit,
small.bin from Fruit was used until 11/2006).
Since edition 6 also WB engines without book and untested in RWBC before, are allowed
to use a selfmade Thinker default book too.
Shredder and Rybka play with books made by me, but if they meet each other they will also
use the above mentioned default book.
TheKing plays with a book made by Salvo Spitaleri(private).
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