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

Don Dailey dailey.don at gmail.com
Sun Apr 3 12:56:47 PDT 2011


On Sun, Apr 3, 2011 at 3:17 PM, Petr Baudis <pasky at ucw.cz> wrote:

> On Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 03:27:00PM +0200, valkyria at phmp.se wrote:
> > Is there a way of testing with komi 7 on KGS? As far as I know the
> > mode=custom setting does not allow for setting the komi, or it is
> > not documented.
>
> It is probably too late now, but a simple hack is setting your rules to
> 'newzealand' instead of 'chinese'. The only other difference will be
> that multi-stone suicide is allowed, but it happens rarely enough in
> real games to be glossed over, I think (especially if you can deal with
> the opponent doing it, as some beginners frequently may).
>

The playouts do not have to use the same rules as the tree search portion,
and this might be a very good compromise for things like allowing suicide.

Don




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