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