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Fifteenth KGS Computer Go Tournament - Open division (Winner: goGNU)

This is the open division of the fifteenth 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 19x19 boards, Chinese rules, and absolute time of eighteen 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

The schedule should be convenient for 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.