[Computer-go] codecentric Challenge 2016: Result of game 1

"Ingo Althöfer" 3-Hirn-Verlag at gmx.de
Tue Aug 30 00:30:39 PDT 2016

Hi Nick,

"Nick Wedd" <maproom at gmail.com>:
> The large peak at the left of each graph, around 85 
> to the left of the main peak, must show the outcomes 
> if White kills Black's O16 group.  


> But a kyu-player can see that that group is 
> unconditionally alive: it has an eye at K19, with K17 and 
> P14 as miai for a second eye.  

A human kyu player, right.

> Do you think that the presence of that peak had an effect 
> on the result of the game?
I would say so. 

"Fixing" that group as alive would shift the white mountain (at -85)
to the center, where something like half would end in white and the
other half in black. This would have led to rather different winning


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