Intel Q6600 Quad Core
128mb hash each
3-4-5 piece tablebases
HS-Large Remis book (limited to 12 moves)
40 moves in 32 minutes repeating (adapted for the CCRL)
4 cycles 44 rounds
All engines 32-bit 1CPU
The top engine will gain automatic promotion. The fate of the second top engine and perhaps those finishing near the bottom will be determined by grading matches before the next series.