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Sep. 2016 World Computer Bridge Championship
The 20th World Computer Bridge Championship was held September 10-15, 2016 at the WBF's 2016 World Bridge Games, Wroclaw, Poland. This year's World Computer Bridge Championship was sponsored by Ourgame. Al Levy, a member of the ACBL Board of Directors, is the creator of the World Computer Bridge Championship and acted as the organizer and coordinator of this year's event.

Eight computer programs from around the world competed in the 20th Ourgame World Computer Bridge Championship.

  • Bridge Baron (United States), Stephen Smith, Great Game Products.
  • Meadowlark Bridge (United States), Rodney Ludwig
  • Micro Bridge (Japan), Tomio Uchida & Yumiko Uchida.
  • Q-Plus Bridge (Germany), Johannes Leber, Q Plus Software.
  • Robo Bridge (The Netherlands), Job Scheffers
  • Shark Bridge (Denmark), John Norris
  • WBridge5 (France), Yves Costel
  • Xinrui (China), Yuzhang Liu

Results (2016 Wroclaw)
The event started with the eight participants playing a 32-board round robin. The top four programs from the round robin played a 64-board semifinal match and the winners played a 64-board final.

Round Robin results (WBF 20VP scale)
                  1      2      3      4      5      6      7      8    Total Rank
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1.WBridge5        X     8.73   5.76  14.82  12.60  12.95  17.01  20.00   91.87  1
2.Micro Bridge  11.27    X     3.65  16.46  11.47   9.35  17.87  20.00   90.07  2
3.Bridge Baron  14.24  16.35    X     6.06   4.63  12.05  15.88  20.00   89.12  3
4.Shark Bridge   5.18   3.54  13.94    X    13.12  17.96   6.38  20.00   80.12  4
5.Q-plus         7.40   8.53  15.37   6.88    X     5.76  14.82  20.00   78.76  5
6.Xinrui         7.05  10.65   7.95   2.04  14.24    X    16.57  20.00   78.50  6
7.Robo Bridge    2.99   2.13   4.12  13.62   5.18   3.43    X    19.11   50.58  7
8.Meadowlark     0.00   0.00   0.00   0.00   0.00   0.00   0.89    X      0.89  8
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Semifinal match
64 boards plus carryover from 32-board round robin match
(head-to-head VP difference or their overall VP difference)

               Carry  Boards
Program        Over   1-16 17-32 33-48 49-64   Total
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WBridge5        9.6     35    33    27    36    140.6
Shark Bridge    0       22    63    19    27    131
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Micro Bridge    0       26     4    55    59    144
Bridge Baron    0       41    57    16    24    138
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Final match
64 boards plus carryover from 32-board round robin match
(head-to-head VP difference or their overall VP difference)

               Carry  Boards
Program        Over   1-16 17-32 33-48 49-64   Total
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WBridge5        0       61    16    26    59     162
Micro Bridge    0       26    40    58    32     156
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