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Aug. 2017 World Computer Bridge Championship
The 21th World Computer Bridge Championship was held August 19-24, 2017 at the WBF's 43rd World Bridge Teams Championships, Lyon, France. 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.

Seven computer programs from around the world competed in the 21th World Computer Bridge Championship.

  • Bridge Baron (United States), Stephen Smith, Great Game Products.
  • 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
  • Synrey (Xinrui) (China), Yuzhang Liu
  • WBridge5 (France), Yves Costel

Results (2017 Lyon)
The event started with the seven 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     Total Rank
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1.WBridge5        X    16.00  13.78   8.33   9.35  10.22  16.68    74.36  1
2.Synrey         4.00    X    14.09   9.56  14.96  15.37  11.67    69.65  2
3.Micro Bridge   6.22   5.91    X    14.54   2.04  17.21  19.95    65.87  3
4.Robo Bridge   11.67  10.44   5.46    X     7.22  11.27  16.46    62.52  4
5.Bridge Baron  10.65   5.04  17.96  12.78    X     2.89  11.47    60.79  5
6.Q-plus         9.78   4.63   2.79   8.73  17.11    X    16.79    59.83  6
7.Shark Bridge   3.32   8.33   0.05   3.54   8.53   3.21    X      26.98  7
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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        0       32    48    76    38    194
Robo Bridge     0       48    35    20     6    109
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Synrey          3.8     32    16    36    33    130.8
Micro Bridge    0       25    31     3    33     92
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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        4.7     29    47    30     0    110.7
Synrey          0       12    33    34    26    105
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