European Computer Go Championship Tournament
It included the European Computer Go Championship Tournament, held on August, 9th 2000. The tournament director was Prof. Dr. Ingo Althöfer. There were five participants.
Komi was 5½ points, time limits were 60 minutes.
GoAhead by Peter Woitke (Berlin, D) 4 wins TS-Go by Ivo Tonkes (NL) 3 wins TurboGo by Arnoud R. van der Loeff (NL) 2 wins Gosynier by Wojciech Wieczorek (PL) 1 win Augos by Joachim Pimiskern (D)So, GoAhead is the new European computer Go champion and successor of TurboGo. TS-Go and Augos both are newcomers. Gosynier had won the second place in the 1999 European competition. The audience was most fascinated by the two games of GoAhead versus TurboGo and TS-Go. Both times the Dutch programs had big moyos, but GoAhead was able to keep the moyos sufficiently small to gain the wins.
Most of the game records are available from this directory.
In the evening of the computer tournament day, there was a fascinating public demonstration of Computer-Go: a "3-hirn" or "3-brain" match between
White: Saijo Masataka (8 pro dan) - Nagoya, Japan (Nihon Kiin)
Black: A "3-hirn" consisting of
The game was played with two stones handicap and no komi. After White 31 Black resigned.
The information on this page was provided by Dr. Stefan Mertin and by Prof. Dr.Ingo Althöfer.
Other computer Go Tournament results