Overview of Komodo

  • Komodo dragons were first documented by Europeans in 1910, when rumors of a “land crocodile” reached Lieutenant van Steyn van Hensbroek of the Dutch colonial administration.[4] Widespread notoriety came after 1912, when Peter Ouwens, the director of the Zoological Museum at Bogor, Java, published a paper on the topic after receiving a photo and a skin from the lieutenant, as well as two other specimens from a collector.[3]
  • Komodo Island is included on most day trips/Komodo tours from Labuan Bajo and is home to over 3,000 dragons and offers 4 alternative trekking routes (short, medium, long & adventure) with the shortest taking less than an hour and the longest (adventure trek) up to 4 hours.
  • Komodo, the blockchain industry’s first open composable smart chain platform, has chosen to integrate Band Protocol for scalable price oracles into their flagship product AtomicDEX — a secure wallet and non-custodial decentralized exchange rolled into one.
  • Komodo is a standalone chess engine supporting the UCI protocol and is available for multiple platforms and operating systems, and is therefore compatible with free and commercial UCI compliant chess graphical user interfaces and database front ends.
  • Komodo National Park was founded in 1980 to protect Komodo dragon populations on islands including Komodo, Rinca, and Padar.[75] Later, the Wae Wuul and Wolo Tado Reserves were opened on Flores to aid Komodo dragon conservation.[12]
  • Komodos are very rare and are found in the wild only on five islands: the Lesser Sunda Islands of Komodo, Rinca, Gili Montang and Gili Dasami — all within Komodo National Park — and the island of Flores, where the Komodo roams freely.
  • Komodo,
    a chess engine by primary author Don Dailey (died at the age of 57 on November 22, 2013) and since October 2013, by Mark Lefler, supported by chess advisor and evaluation expert and Don’s long time collaborator Larry Kaufman.
  • Komodo 9, released on April 28, 2015, continued the progress with approximately +50 Elo over Komodo 8 due to improved search, evaluation, and time management, as well as more efficient use of multiprocessing [18].
  • Komodo’s delayed Proof of Work (dPoW) shields Pirate’s blockchain from damage against double spends as well as 51% attacks by attaching a backup of the ARRR chain to the Bitcoin blockchain.
  • Komodo 8, released on September 05, 2014, was a substantial improvement over Komodo 7a, which was already rated among the top three chess engines on almost all rating lists [15].
  • Blockchain

    Both teams have been working together to bridge Band Protocol oracles to the Komodo developer ecosystem while kickstarting the initial integration with 10 secure price feeds for AtomicDEX Mobile & Desktop: BAND/USD, BAT/USD, BTC/USD, COMP/USD, DAI/USD, ETH/USD, KNC/USD, LINK/USD, REP/USD, and ZRX/USD.


    In Komodo’s MCTS mode the search tree is expanded in best-first manner based on winning probabilities
    determined neither by random playouts nor by a neural network, but a tiny alpha-beta search plus quiescence and static evaluation, also similar to UCT, dealing with the crucial trade-off between exploration and exploitation.While playing strength is lower with MCTS, positional play and judgement may well be better in many positions [27], not to mention a more risky and entertaining playing style.


    Komodo is a secure, stable and interoperable blockchain platform allowing projects to create their own blockchains.Prior releases of AtomixDEX and Komodo developments relied solely upon a centralized price feed which is vulnerable to price manipulations or dependencies arising from a single point of failure.Smart Chains are natively compatible with cross-chain atomic swaps that enable trading between different blockchain protocols.This means that Komodo supports an infinite number of Smart Chains with each Smart Chain existing independently of other chains with their own network, consensus, and coin.


    Realizing the significance of the dragons on Komodo Island as an endangered species, the Dutch government issued a regulation on the protection of the lizards on Komodo Island in 1915.The expedition managed to kill one of the creatures that were taken for dragons.The lizard that was later named the Komodo dragon (or the Komodo monitor) was carefully studied on Java Island.  These records are the first documentary evidence of this species.


    As winner of the TCEC 5 final, Komodo TCEC was released on December 04, 2013 [12], the further improved Komodo 7 on May 21, 2014, now supporting Syzygy Bases [13], probing code interface implementation by Jeremy Bernstein [14].

    How to get to Komodo Island & Komodo National Park?

    Komodo Island (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) is part of the Lesser Sunda chain of Islands in East Nusa Tenggara (Republic of Indonesia) and the closest town is Labuan Bajo on the Island of Flores.Due to the fact it is near Komodo, it is the natural choice for travelers to the region.You can catch a flight to Labuan Bajo Airport (also known as Komodo Airport) from both Bali and Jakarta for between $120-180USD on Garuda Indonesia, Lion Air, Batik and Nam Air (check SkyScanner for the latest deals) – with multiple other routes offering connecting flights.From the airport a taxi into the town – which is located less than 10 minutes away – should cost no more than 50-60,000 IDR and should be negotiated before getting in; or the journey can be walked in 20-30 minutes (it’s downhill).

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    What’s Next For Komodo and Band Protocol?

    Moving forward, both teams will be building upon this partnership to empower Komodo developers who will be able to write custom oracle scripts connecting to any external data source or API including but not limited to historical data, trading indicators, market data, real-world events, and insurance data.

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    INDONESIA – 2019/05/30: A Komodo dragon (Varanus komodoensis) at a waterhole in the forest on Komodo …[+] Island, part of Komodo National Park, Indonesia.

    History of Komodo

  • In 2017, Komodo could defend it titles at the WCRCC 2017 online, and the soon later released Komodo 11.2 the ICGA WCCC 2017 over the board, again in a play-off versus Jonny.
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  • In 1980, Komodo National Park was founded to protect Komodo dragon populations.
  • In 1991, Komodo National Park was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site for having a unique ecosystem and landscape formed by the combination of climate and geographical location.
  • In 1994, the San Diego Zoo received six young Komodo dragons on loan from the Cincinnati Zoo.
  • In 2009, the same researchers published further evidence demonstrating Komodo dragons possess a venomous bite.
  • In 2013, Komodo started to play the TCEC, most often fighting with Stockfish for the title.
  • In 2013, the total population of Komodo dragons in the wild was assessed as 3,222 individuals, declining to 3,092 in 2014 and 3,014 in 2015.
  • In 2018 Komodo 12 continued its success by winning the ICGA WCCC 2018, WCSC 2018 and Blitz tournaments in Stockholm, and later that year the WCRCC 2018 online.