[Computer-go] checking out

Janzert janzert at janzert.com
Mon Sep 30 05:25:30 PDT 2013


Don,

Thank you for all your contributions to the game programming community 
(including Arimaa, Chess and Go in my personal experience). Best of luck 
with Komodo, you've already made great progress with it.

Janzert


On 9/29/2013 8:49 AM, Don Dailey wrote:
> I've had some great fun with computer go but I'm stepping out of it now
> due to health problems and in order to focus on more important things
> if/while I still have a little time.
>
> Joshua Shriver is taking over CGOS duties,  and is getting a new cgos
> server up and running - and I will give him temporary support  if/when I
> can if needed,  but he is a pretty capable system administrator so it
> should go relatively smoothly.
>
> If I can I'll check in from time to time.   Right now I'm focusing on
> computer chess and hoping to have the strongest program in the world -
> Komodo is very close and it's a fight for the top 3.
>
> I had dreams of competing also for the strongest go engine but there are
> only so many hours in a day and so much energy to go around - and I am
> much more handicapped (no pun intended) in GO as my knowledge of the
> game is beginner level but in chess I'm a relatively competent
> tournament player - or at least I used to be.    So chess was a better
> fit for me.
>
> I'll update the archives.   We may want to store the games elsewhere as
> I don't know if Dave is willing to store this data on his server - it's
> a lot of data.
>
> Don
>





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