[Computer-go] Congratulations to Zen!

Nick Wedd nick at maproom.co.uk
Wed Apr 9 01:23:47 PDT 2014

On 08/04/2014 06:45, Stefan Kaitschick 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.

Adding up the results for the last four KGS 13x13 bot tournaments, all 
played with 7½ komi, I find that Black has won 101, White has won 112.

My thanks to Hideki Kato and John Tromp for their corrections to my


> 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
>> _______________________________________________
>> Computer-go mailing list
>> Computer-go at dvandva.org
>> http://dvandva.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/computer-go

Nick Wedd
nick at maproom.co.uk

More information about the Computer-go mailing list