[Computer-go] Zen19X achieved stable KGS 7d

Hideki Kato hideki_katoh at ybb.ne.jp
Mon Feb 1 04:44:51 PST 2016


Aja Huang: <CAJbO_wFNF9EEkj7UZ3=2hLvsZNMkjkW6HG814KCpx0=B30XeXA at mail.gmail.com>: 
>Congrats to Zen's achievements! :)
>
>Aja

Thanks, I didn't know he is a pro at all (@@).
#But less hot than AlphaGo :p

I was, btw, really surprised when Zen beat fj with two stones 
handi.
http://files.gokgs.com/games/2016/1/31/Zen19X-fj.sgf

Hideki

>On Mon, Feb 1, 2016 at 11:44 AM, Petr Baudis <pasky at ucw.cz> wrote:
>
>> On Sun, Jan 31, 2016 at 10:16:25AM +0900, Hideki Kato wrote:
>> > Petr Baudis: <20160130150502.GF12004 at machine.or.cz>:
>> > >  Hi,
>> > >
>> > >  it seems that Zen19X grabbed at KGS 7d and looks like it's gonna hold!
>> > >
>> > >
>> http://www.gokgs.com/gameArchives.jsp?user=zen19x&year=2016&month=1&oldAcounts=y
>> > >
>> > >It's fairly fast, but not terribly so, and while it's unfortunate most
>> of
>> > >the games are handicaps against low dans, there probably isn't any other
>> > >way on KGS these days.
>> > >
>> > >  Congratulations to the Zen team!  Weren't AlphaGo announced pretty
>> > >much at the same moment Zen19X started playing, this would be a really
>> > >huge news, bumping the state-of-art by two KGS ranks; this was quite
>> > >an unlucky timing for Zen...  Still, a treat for KGS denizens. :-)
>> >
>> > Thanks Pasky, but the timing could be the worst :).  It took
>> > almost 4 years from 6d to 7d.  One good thing is that Zen19X is
>> > running on not a clsuter but just a dual-Xeon (2 x 12 core)
>> > server.  The kiblitz asked me about AlphaGo but that's all.
>> > Their support for Zen is unchanged at all because, I guess, they
>> > can't play with AlphaGo but Zen and either is strong enough for
>> > them.  There were more than 120 watchers on a game with an 8d.
>>
>> Yesterday, this Zen version has beaten Pavol Lisy 1p in a no komi game!
>> It was a blitz game, but imho this was unthinkable until very recently
>> anyway:
>>
>>         http://www.lifein19x19.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=198362#p198362
>>         http://files.gokgs.com/games/2016/1/31/cheater-Zen19X.sgf
>>
>> These are great times for Computer Go. :)
>>
>> --
>>                                 Petr Baudis
>>         If you have good ideas, good data and fast computers,
>>         you can do almost anything. -- Geoffrey Hinton
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