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GNU Go is free program that plays the ancient board game of Go. Its original concept is based on the article "Programming the Game of Go", Byte, Vol.6 No.4, by J. K. Millen. GNU Go has since evolved into a more sophisticated program. After thousands of games played on the No Name Go Server (NNGS), it is rated around the 8th kyu level.

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  •  01 Dec 2004 13:13

    Release Notes: This release is stronger by an undetermined amount.

    •  06 Oct 2003 01:39

      Release Notes: This release adds lots of tuning, optimizations, and test case additions.

      •  06 Oct 2003 01:39

        Release Notes: 3.4 is slightly slower than 3.2, but stronger.

        •  05 Aug 2002 07:17

          Release Notes: This version incorporates some engine changes including some experimental code to improve playing strength.

          •  10 May 2002 06:26

            Release Notes: This release is a new development cycle based on the 3.2.0 release.


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