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

Hideki Kato hideki_katoh at ybb.ne.jp
Thu Apr 2 00:42:39 PDT 2015


I don't mind the playing strength of the opponents.
More programs more fun!

Hideki

Nick Wedd: <CAEVtG+PF=XMGTVPgSKX5LQHsaZsY5zodK2e37qD8qJL263wrpA at mail.gmail.com>:
>I will be willing to welcome players of all strengths, if that is what the
>strong players want.
>
>My reason for excluding weaker players is that, last time this was
>discussed, at least one
>operator of a strong player said that he did not want to set it up and
>operate it and then see
>it win a succession of games against players five or more grades weaker.
>If that has
>changed, I will gladly relax the requirement that entrants be at least as
>strong as GNU Go.
>
>So, I welcome Rémi's opinion, and I hope that other operators of strong
>programs will tell
>me their opinions.
>
>Nick
>
>On 1 April 2015 at 13:05, <remi.coulom at free.fr> wrote:
>
>> Nick is the boss of KGS tournaments, of course, but my personal taste is
>> that I would welcome programs of any strength in the tournaments. The more
>> the merrier.
>>
>> Rémi
>>
>> ----- Mail original -----
>> De: "folkert" <folkert at vanheusden.com>
>> À: computer-go at computer-go.org
>> Envoyé: Mercredi 1 Avril 2015 20:29:55
>> Objet: Re: [Computer-go] April KGS bot tournament, 13x13
>>
>> I would like to as well but when I asked (somewhere in 2012 iirc) I was
>> told that it should first become a bit better :-)
>>
>> On Tue, Mar 31, 2015 at 02:00:18PM +0200, Urban Hafner wrote:
>> > Thank you for organising this for so many years, Nick! I think the email
>> is
>> > a bit wrong though.
>> >
>> > Here's the link to the actual tournament:
>> > http://www.gokgs.com/tournInfo.jsp?id=955
>> >
>> > It's also not 19x19, but (at least according to the KGS page) it's
>> 13x13. :)
>> >
>> > Now on to my actual question: Are any of the other developers of new bots
>> > interested in joining? I JUST got around to implementing UCT and it would
>> > be rather boring to enter if I know with 100% certainty that I will loose
>> > all my games.
>> >
>> > Urban
>> >
>> > On Tue, Mar 31, 2015 at 12:29 PM, Nick Wedd <maproom at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >
>> > > The April KGS bot tournament will be this Sunday, April 5th, starting
>> at
>> > > 08:00 UTC and ending by 14:00 UTC.  It will use 19x19 boards, with time
>> > > limits of 9 minutes each plus fast Canadian overtime, and komi of 7.5.
>> > > There are details at http://www.gokgs.com/tournInfo.jsp?id=95
>> > > <http://www.gokgs.com/tournInfo.jsp?id=942>5
>> > >
>> > > I apologise for the short notice. March seems to have passed unusually
>> > > fast.
>> > >
>> > > Please register by emailing me, with the words "KGS Tournament
>> > > Registration" in the email title, at maproom at gmail.com .
>> > >
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>>
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