[Computer-go] History of program strength

"Ingo Althöfer" 3-Hirn-Verlag at gmx.de
Sat Sep 27 08:08:31 PDT 2014


Hi Peter,

this is not exactly what you have been asking for, but the
operating mask of "Many Faces of Go"-bot gives an interesting
judgement by senoir programmer David Fotland.

The levels of play say about strength on 19x19 board:

* 1-dan (full Monte Carlo, without artificial time limit)
* 3-kyu (Monte Carlo with 3,000 playouts per move)
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
* 6-kyu (best level of traditional Many Faces - without Monte Carlo techniques)

So, this would mean a difference of 6 grades between MC and non-MC for Many Faces.

See also the screen shot in the appendix of this mail

Cheers, Ingo.
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