[Computer-go] Tromp Taylor rules http://senseis.xmp.net/?LogicalRules

Álvaro Begué alvaro.begue at gmail.com
Wed Mar 11 04:44:25 PDT 2015

Ko is not missing: It is a particular case of the prohibition to repeat
positions. Making suicide illegal is an easy patch.


On Wed, Mar 11, 2015 at 7:08 AM, folkert <folkert at vanheusden.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> After 3 years of not working on my Go software, I decided to tinker
> again a bit on it.
> First thing I noticed is that it is very slow. I have a feeling that my
> implementation of the rules is way too complex. I did it all from
> scratch and as I never played a game of Go before, it may have a clumsy
> design.
> So I'm considering rewriting things.
> I read back in the archives of this mailinglist and I read about the
> Tromp/Taylor rules. If I implement those, will I really have a program
> that plays valid Go and can participate in CGOS maybe even KGS one day?
> Because things like KO and suicide etc are missing?
> thanks
> Folkert van Heusden
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