[Computer-go] Zen beat Ha, Yongil 5p with 4 stones (Re: TAAI details?)

"Ingo Althöfer" 3-Hirn-Verlag at gmx.de
Sun Nov 25 07:31:20 PST 2012

Hello Hideki,

thank you for the explanation and the info.

> Stefan Kaitschick:
> >The silly p3 wasnt really a problem, imo that was just a bot-typical
> >"let's go home" move.
> "P3" was played due to a hardware error (perhaps floating point unit or 
> memory), I strongly believe by observing the log file.  

>> ... Time for handi 3
> ... Many people 
> suggest (or encourage :) to move 3 handi, however, Zen lost all six 
> games against three professonals on 9x9 board today.  

I think that small boards (particularly 9x9) are another world than 19x19.

And there is a saying (at least in chess): You learn most by losses.

> The game records can be downloaded from 
> http://entcog.c.ooco.jp/entcog/event/kifu_20121125.lzh .

I can not read that format. Can someone please translate it into

> This result shows the potential power of professional players when play 
> seriously.  

Were these humans payed according to their results?


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