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Re: [gnugo-devel] questionable moves?

From: Evan Berggren Daniel
Subject: Re: [gnugo-devel] questionable moves?
Date: Sun, 28 Jul 2002 13:16:06 -0400 (EDT)

On Sun, 28 Jul 2002 address@hidden wrote:

> > OK, I don't know how interested people are in sgf files where gnugo makes
> > what appear to be really bad moves, but I think I have one.  It looks to
> > me (not that I'm very good, but hey...) like gnugo did something fairly
> > stupid at move 66 in the following sgf game.
> At move 66 W plays K5 instead of defending four stones at K6.
> I take it that GNU Go is W.
> In this case K5 is the correct move. If B captures
> and W recaptures at J6, B has 2 points of territory at G7
> and G6, four captures while W has one capture. So B gets
> 5 points out of this exchange. But the bottom is sealed.
> If W connects at K6, B can push through at K5 and
> the damage to W's territory is greater than 5 points.

Thanks.  when I first looked at it, I had thought the attack by black
could be stopped, but I guess it can't really.

So now that we've established that I'm a fairly novice Go player, do
people mind if I ask questions about games here, or would they rather I
kept the list to strictly development stuff?


Evan Daniel

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