[Computer-go] Zen beat a young strong amateur at a JSAI event

Hideki Kato hideki_katoh at ybb.ne.jp
Thu Jun 6 00:52:26 PDT 2013

Ingo Althofer: <trinity-f1c4614d-fc19-46ab-94a6-5fa3440c7263-1370501874188 at 3capp-gmx-bs33>:
>Hi Hideki,
>congratulation to Zen's success!


>Do you have sgf of the game available?

??? Attached in previous post.  I've attached English version here with 
more info, though.

>Which version of Zen did play?

Version 10.0d13 (latest and longly used version. Recently improved 
scalability little).

>Hiopefully, this game opens the gates for handicap-3 games
>of bots against professional players. 

His playing style (slow and solid) helped Zen, I guess.

>Congratulations again,

Thanks again,

>> Gesendet: Donnerstag, 06. Juni 2013 um 02:47 Uhr
>> Von: "Hideki Kato" <hideki_katoh at ybb.ne.jp>
>> An: computer-go at computer-go.org
>> Betreff: [Computer-go] Zen beat a young strong amateur at a JSAI event
>> Dear readers,
>> Zen beat a young strong amateur, 17 years Takuto Ooomote (9d on Tygem), 
>> "The 2012 High-School Champion"*1 and "2012 North Japan Amateur 
>> Hon'inbo", by 6 points with 3 handicap stones.  The time-setting was 60 
>> minutes plus 30 seconds byoyomi for each and Japanese rules was 
>> used.  The game record is attatched.
>> *1 http://www.nihonkiin.or.jp/news/2012/07/36_2.html (in Japanese).
>> The exhibition match was held on 5th June at Toyama Shimin Plaza 
>> (http://www.siminplaza.co.jp/ in Japanese), Toyama city, Toyama, Japan, 
>> as an event of The 27th Annual Conference of The Japanese Society 
>> for Artificial Intelligence 
>> (http://2013.conf.ai-gakkai.or.jp/english-info).
>> The official site for the event is 
>> (in Japanese).
>> News: http://www.toyama.hokkoku.co.jp/subpage/TH20130606411.htm,
>> http://headlines.yahoo.co.jp/hl?a=20130606-00001249-kitanihon-l16 .
>> Photos: http://ryamaaruki.exblog.jp/20609888/
>> Movies: 
>> http://www.tulip-tv.co.jp/news/detail/index.html?TID_DT03=20130605174049&MOVE_ON=1
>> You can see more photos with Google: 
>> As he is a very famous and popular boy in Toyama pref., there came many 
>> media.  I had three or more inerviews...
>> Hideki
>> -- 
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