[Computer-go] May KGS bot tournament

Erik van der Werf erikvanderwerf at gmail.com
Wed May 4 07:27:35 PDT 2016


Or switch to McMahon / Handicaps

On Wed, May 4, 2016 at 4:18 PM, Sebastian Scheib <stackpointerex at gmail.com>
wrote:

> That would be good, something like in other sports where you have a first,
> second and so... categories.
>
> 2016-05-04 11:00 GMT-03:00 Jim O'Flaherty <jim.oflaherty.jr at gmail.com>:
>
>> Hmmm...if bots weaker than GnuGo are actively discouraged, perhaps there
>> could be a separate tournament level for that grouping of "aspiring
>> computer Go" entrants (if it isn't too much extra work). Having bots earn
>> the right to move into the higher level of (i.e. have met the entry
>> requirement of "consistently beats GnuGo version X.Y) might be a nice
>> filter as the number of those desiring to participate (with weaker bots)
>> rises.
>>
>> On Wed, May 4, 2016 at 4:01 AM, Urban Hafner <contact at urbanhafner.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> I’m considering entering with my bot but it’s rather weak (a lot weaker
>>> than GnuGo on 19x19) so I don’t know if it makes sense. Unless of course
>>> other weaker bots were willing to enter as well. If no one is interested in
>>> this (or if it’s even discouraged by Nick) then I would refrain from
>>> entering tournaments that I have no chance in beating GnuGo.
>>>
>>> Urban
>>>
>>> On Mon, May 2, 2016 at 6:51 PM, Nick Wedd <maproom at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> The May KGS bot tournament will start on Sunday, May 8th at 16:00 UTC,
>>>> and finish by 22:00 UTC.  It will use 19x19 boards, with time limits
>>>> of 14 minutes each plus very fast Canadian overtime, and komi of 7.5.
>>>> See http://www.gokgs.com/tournEntrants.jsp?id=1030
>>>>
>>>> Please register by emailing me, with the words "KGS Tournament Registration"
>>>> in the email title, at maproom at gmail.com .
>>>>
>>>> Nick
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