[Computer-go] New Crazystone - when again?

David Fotland fotland at smart-games.com
Mon Apr 25 09:48:02 PDT 2011


Many Faces takes the ko, but with only 24% win rate.  It expects the ko
threat at F10, which can’t be ignored.

 

David

 

From: computer-go-bounces at dvandva.org
[mailto:computer-go-bounces at dvandva.org] On Behalf Of terry mcintyre
Sent: Monday, April 25, 2011 9:39 AM
To: computer-go at dvandva.org
Subject: Re: [Computer-go] New Crazystone - when again?

 

 

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From: Rémi Coulom <Remi.Coulom at free.fr>

> There is at least one huge blunder at the end of that game:
> http://files.gokgs.com/games/2011/4/23/bonobot-ishidasaki-2.sgf

Yes, this is the one where bonobot resigned in (I believe) a clearly won
position. Take the ko, ignore one threat, play M12, ignore a 2nd "free
move", play L10 and take the L9 stones, finally respond to black's two free
moves, and I believe bonobot was still clearly ahead. Dan-level players
seemed to be of the same opinion. In any event, it was certainly playable,
not the best time to resign. 

I'd be interested if dan-level players read something different; I'm not in
that league.

In any case, it looks like a great program! I wish you every success in
repairing these flaws and making still more progress. 

I'm also interested in seeing how well bonobot does with longer time
settings. 

Regards,

Terry McIntyre

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