[Computer-go] Japanese rules in KGS tournaments

Don Dailey dailey.don at gmail.com
Sat Feb 23 10:50:52 PST 2013


Yes,  it would be good to put the Japanese scoring to the test and nothing
does this better than a tournament.

Don


On Sat, Feb 23, 2013 at 1:48 PM, Petr Baudis <pasky at ucw.cz> wrote:

> On Sat, Feb 23, 2013 at 07:37:35PM +0100, Erik van der Werf wrote:
> > On Fri, Feb 22, 2013 at 5:18 AM, Martin Mueller <mmueller at ualberta.ca>
> wrote:
> > ...
> > > Do people consider this a solved problem?
> >
> > I do.
> >
> > BTW I think it would be nice to have some kgs tournaments with
> > Japanese rules; good for testing, and it might even make 9x9 a bit
> > more interesting...
>
> I second that idea. Having tournaments with Chinese rules by default
> is friendly to Computer Go beginners, but having a Japanese rules
> tournament once in a while would be nice to help weed out any bugs
> (and assess how often some corner cases actually happen :-), especially
> considering that some important non-KGS tournaments have Japanese rules.
>
> --
>                                 Petr "Pasky" Baudis
>         For every complex problem there is an answer that is clear,
>         simple, and wrong.  -- H. L. Mencken
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