[Computer-go] April KGS bot tournament: 9x9 boards

Nick Wedd nick at maproom.co.uk
Mon Mar 29 03:04:01 PDT 2010


The April 2010 KGS computer Go tournament will be this Sunday (Easter 
Sunday), April 4th, in the Asian evening, European morning and American 
night, starting at 08:00 UTC/GMT and ending at 13:00 UTC/GMT.

It will be an 15-round Swiss with 9x9 boards, 9 minutes each of main 
time, and a fast "Canadian Overtime", of 25 moves in 30 seconds.  It 
will use Chinese rules with 7.5 points komi.  There are details at 
http://www.gokgs.com/tournInfo.jsp?id=501 .

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).

Nick
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Nick Wedd    nick at maproom.co.uk



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