[Computer-go] Pachi Mailing List

Erik van der Werf erikvanderwerf at gmail.com
Sun Apr 17 07:24:46 PDT 2011


On Sun, Apr 17, 2011 at 2:58 PM, Fuming Wang <fumingw85 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>>
>>  (Also, we have finally set up a real (though simple) homepage for
>> Pachi at http://pachi.or.cz/.)
>>
>>  Happy go research,
>
> According to information on Pachi's homepage, Pachi won a 7h game against
> Zhou Junxun 9p, who is an active 9p player and has won at least one world
> title. I would say this put Pachi at top amature or beginning pro level. On
> the other hand, Pachi is around 3d on KGS, which I am not very familar, but
> I am guessing that it only proves that Pachi is at about median amature
> level. What's your assessment, and thinkings about this difference (if there
> is a difference in your assessment)?


Pro ranks are spaced differently (1p~=7d ,..., 9p ~= 9d).
It is not strange for a 3d amateur to win with 7 stones handicap.

E.



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