[Computer-go] April KGS bot tournament, 13x13

Erik van der Werf erikvanderwerf at gmail.com
Wed Apr 1 06:30:07 PDT 2015


Perhaps switch to McMahon?

On Wed, Apr 1, 2015 at 3:22 PM, Darren Cook <darren at dcook.org> wrote:

> > I will be willing to welcome players of all strengths, if that is what
> the
> > strong players want...
>
> Winning against a much weak player does not prove anything, nor teach
> you much. (In contrast to losing against a stronger player.)
>
> I wonder if handicaps could be used? E.g. the elite players could play
> even games against each other, but a 9-stone game against the non-elite
> players. Only elite players qualify for the KGS league points, but
> otherwise their wins/losses in the handicapped games count. So Zen has
> to not just beat CrazyStone, but also beat WeakProgram at a high
> handicap, or hope that CrazyStone also fails to beat him at the same
> challenging handicap.
>
> (I'm sure that is too complex for the KGS tournament structure, but I
> thought I'd throw it out there anyway...)
>
> Darren
>
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