A summary statistics table of previous stages and seasons.
Draw rate, wins
Final draw rate was 54.5%.
The three most common game termination causes were:
40.2% - TCEC win rule
22.3% - SyzygyTB
18.8% - 3-Fold repetition
There were no crashes in the division.
Moves per game
There were 19 games longer than 100 moves, the
longest was 198 moves (Game 90, Nemorino - Texel, Texel won).
Time per game (hours)
There were 2-move book openings in this stage chosen by Cato. The first letter of the ECO codes was
distributed as follows:
engines had a lot of freedom to choose the opening variant. Yet 50%
of the game pairs repeated the same ECO code twice, and 50%
repeated the same opening variant. In 17.9% of the game pairs the ECO
first letter was not repeated twice.
Reverse pairs, wins
Reverse pairs, same moves
Pairs of reverse games diverged very quickly, 42.9% diverged immediately
out of book, 80.4% of the pairs diverged at most after 1 move. The
longest repeated sequence of moves was only 5 plys (rofChade - Arasan, games 72 and 100, English symmetrical variation, rofChade won as black).