[Computer-go] Fuego's new opening

valkyria at phmp.se valkyria at phmp.se
Tue May 4 06:00:00 PDT 2010

I can of course detect them. Actually I did that for Viking5 the  
predecessor of Valyria. But it has to be programmed and it is not a  
trivial 5 minutes hack. Changing the book was a 5 minutes hack. There  
is a long TODO list for Valkyria and somehow I have to choose what to  
do next.


Quoting Michael Williams <michaelwilliams75 at gmail.com>:

> What do you mean by "break symmetry"?  To me, it means play a move that
> results in an asymetric board.  But why not just detect the symmetric
> moves and only simulate one of them?
> valkyria at phmp.se wrote:
>> ...
>> Valkyria currently play quite narrow book starting with E5. Since   
>> the last tournament I noticed I should try to break symmetry before  
>>  letting it think because other wise it could spend a minute on two  
>>  moves that are symmetric. But I am considering to widen the  
>> choices  for Black on the first move.
>> ...

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