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Thirteenth KGS Computer Go Tournament - Open division (Winner: twinbot)

This is the open division of the thirteenth KGS Computer Go Tournament.

It is open only to Go-playing programs, known as "bots". There is also a formal division, with more restrictive entry requirements.

It will use 13x13 boards, Chinese rules, and absolute time of 43 minutes each.

To enter, please read and follow the instructions at In particular, note this new rule about game-end disputes.

The rules are given at

Asians and Europeans. I hope that Americans will also compete, leaving their bots connected and running overnight. KGS Computer Go Tournaments have a variety of schedules, to suit all timezones.


Swiss style, Simultaneous Schedule.


There is no prize.