[Computer-go] [computer-go] August KGS bot tournament: 13x13

Hideki Kato hideki_katoh at ybb.ne.jp
Sun Aug 8 17:25:32 PDT 2010

Nick Wedd: <jZmLr+FmgpXMFAWk at maproom.demon.co.uk>:
>The August 2010 KGS computer Go tournament will be next Sunday, August 
>5th, in the Asian evening, European morning, and American night, 
>starting at 08:00 UTC/GMT and ending at 13:00 UTC/GMT.
>In response to postings on this list, it will not be 9x9 as scheduled, 
>it will be 13x13.  I apologise for not giving more notice of this:  I 
>have spent most of the last week at the European Go Congress in Finland. 
>No other 13x13 events are planned at present, but if there is demand for 
>them I may choose to include them regularly in the KGS monthly bot 
>It will be a 15-round Swiss with 19x19 boards, 9 minutes each of main 

13x13 boards?


>time, and Canadian Overtime of 10 moves in 30 seconds.  This overtime 
>setting is fast, but not as fast as for previous events, in the hope 
>that no games will be lost entirely because of netlag.  It will use 
>Chinese rules with 7.5 points komi. There are details at
>Registration is now open.  To enter, please read and follow the 
>instructions at http://www.weddslist.com/kgs/how/index.html . The rules 
>are given at http://www.weddslist.com/kgs/rules.html . Your bot need not 
>be strong to enter, indeed weak and new bots are particularly welcome.
>Please send your registration email (with the words "KGS Tournament 
>Registration" in the title) to me at maproom at gmail dot com (converted 
>to a valid address in the obvious way).
Hideki Kato <mailto:hideki_katoh at ybb.ne.jp>

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