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September 2016 SLOW bot tournament, Formal division (Winner: AyaMC)

This is the Formal division of the September 2016 KGS Computer Go Tournament. It is a SLOW tournament.

It is open only to Go-playing programs, known as 'bots'. Even for bots, there are severe restrictions on entry: entrants must have "Ranked Robot" status, with a rank of 7k or higher.

It uses 19×19 boards, and Chinese rules with 7½ komi. The time setting is three hours and 55 minutes each each, with a fast Canadian overtime of 10 stones in 1 minute.

To enter, please read and follow the instructions at

The rules are given at


Swiss style, Simultaneous Schedule.


There is no prize.