[Computer-go] Congratulations to Zen!

Stefan Kaitschick stefan.kaitschick at hamburg.de
Tue Apr 8 02:14:23 PDT 2014


I'm a follower of the 7 komi for all board sizes hypothesis. :-)
7 has the strongest support on 9*9 - even deviations by half a point
seem to yield poor opening books.
Ofcourse that's no proof. And on 19*19 7 seems a reasonable guess.
For 13*13, I smartly interpolated. :-)

On Tue, Apr 8, 2014 at 7:57 AM, uurtamo . <uurtamo at gmail.com> wrote:
> Why 7?
>
> On Apr 7, 2014 10:45 PM, "Stefan Kaitschick" <stefan.kaitschick at hamburg.de>
> wrote:
>>
>> Yes, thanks. Far better than what the UEC cup has to offer for results.
>>
>> In the game Zen lost, n10 was just as big as c6, while also removing the
>> ko.
>> But Zen was about 2.5 behind, so it didn't care.
>>
>> With the hair-raising tenukis, bots are turning the 13*13 games into
>> bloody battles ,reminiscent of their awesome 9*9 games. But it doesn't
>> quite carry the same conviction yet.
>> Looking at the results, I'm wondering if the komi has to be changed to
>> integer 7, like in the 9*9 games.
>> If that were true, that would certainly be an indicator of high quality.
>>
>> Stefan
>>
>> On Mon, Apr 7, 2014 at 11:27 PM, Nick Wedd <nick at maproom.co.uk> wrote:
>> > Congratulations to Zen 19S, winner of this month's KGS
>> > bot tournament, with 20 wins from 21 games!
>> >
>> > My report is at http://www.weddslist.com/kgs/past/101/index.html
>> > As usual, I will welcome your comments and corrections.
>> >
>> > Nick
>> > --
>> > Nick Wedd
>> > nick at maproom.co.uk
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