[Computer-go] Develop a client for KGS?

Don Dailey dailey.don at gmail.com
Thu Nov 8 05:09:08 PST 2012


I thought KGS had their own proprietary protocol?

GTP is the protocol for communicating with a Go engine,  but not KGS as far
as I know.   KGS supports many features so if they used that protocol it
would have to be significantly extended.

Don


On Thu, Nov 8, 2012 at 5:01 AM, Lukas van de Wiel <
lukas.drinkt.thee at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Henry,
>
> you are probably interested in reading about the GTP.
> It is the protocol used to connect to KGS and it is well documented here:
> http://www.lysator.liu.se/~gunnar/gtp/
>
> A lot of work already done with it can freely be downloaded and viewed
>
> Good luck with programming the client!
>
> Lukas
>
> On Thu, Nov 8, 2012 at 10:49 AM, Henry Hu <henryhu712 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi folks,
> >
> > I'm planning to develop a web client for KGS. Surely it is necessary
> > to connect to it firstly. Searching online, it seems lack of info
> > related. How can my client connect to KGS and communicate with it. Are
> > there any tools or introduction available for it?
> >
> > Thanks in advance.
> >
> > Regards,
> > Henry
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