Thursday, 9 December 2010

Corewar Programming Contest

The First International Corewar Programming Contest has just been announced, with a first prize of $50 sponsored by

The competition takes place in the unexplored area between '94nop and LP settings which has recently been investigated by Fizmo in Redcode Talk.

The exact settings are as follows:

Entry length:20
Points win:3
Points tie:1

The pMARS command line is pmars -p 200 -l 20 -r 1000. STP and LDP are forbidden, up to two entries are allowed and battles will take part in a round-robin tournament.

For more information, take a look at the announcement in