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Eighteenth KGS Computer Go Tournament - Open division (Winner: StoneCrazy)

This is the Open division of the eighteenth 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 with 7.5 komi, and absolute time of 58 minutes each.

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

The rules are given at Pay particular attention to the requirements for entry to this formal division. If you cannot meet these requirements, you may still be able to enter the open division.

The schedule should be convenient for Americans and Europeans. I hope that Asians and others 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.