Houdini, the world’s most powerful chess engine, is now a proud sponsor of #1 ranked Webster University chess team.

About Houdini:

Houdini is a state-of-the-art chess engine for Windows combining outstanding positional evaluation with the most sophisticated search algorithm.

The name Houdini was chosen because of the engine’s positional style, its tenacity in difficult positions and its ability to defend stubbornly and escape with a draw – sometimes by the narrowest of margins. On the other hand Houdini will often use razor-sharp tactics to deny its opponents escape routes when it has the better position.

At the time of writing Houdini leads all the major Computer Chess rating lists and is widely considered to be the strongest chess engine on the planet. From numerous interviews it appears that many top Grand Masters including the current chess World Champion Viswanathan Anand use and appreciate Houdini.

Official site: http://www.cruxis.com/chess/houdini.htm

Webster University Chess Team titled players

GM Wesley So
GM Georg Meier
GM Fidel Corrales Jimenez
GM Ray Robson
GM Manuel Leon Hoyos
GM Anatoly Bykhovsky
GM Denes Boros
GM Andre Diamant
IM Vitaly Neimer
FM Jake Banawa
WIM Inna Agrest

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