[Computer-go] Congratulations to Zen!

Aja ajahuang at gmail.com
Tue May 10 03:35:49 PDT 2011

> I'm also under the impression that Zen stopped throwing away corners.
> In a bot tournament that usually means ending up with 3 corners, because 
> currently all bots still undervalue corner plays.
> It's also true that Zen can now play a "normal" opening without trampling 
> on it's own positions later.
> Maybe it's really the same thing, because "normal" play implies a greater 
> regard for corners than usually displayed by bots.

Maybe one day Go programs will prove that center is the most valuable in the 
opening stage, like what Zen "normally" did in the past. But right now I am 
on the side of the most strong Go experts in the history. :)


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