I apologise to readers for the late appearance of this report, and for the lack of the usual detailed cross-table. Both are caused by ongoing failures of parts of the KGS server software.
My thanks to KGS user 'Uberdude' for producing a report on lifein19x19, and for suggesting which games are of most interest.
|time||235 minutes plus 10/60s|
The first round started at 22:00 UTC on March 5th.
|1||Zen19X||B11R W14R B17F||W12R B15R W18R||B13125½ W06R||7||26||25||Winner|
|2||AyaMC||W01R B04R W07F||W13R B06R||B1215½ W1528½ B1823½||4||32||7|
|3||LeelaX||B02R W05R B08R||B03R W16R||W1134½ B1415½ W1748½||4||32||7|
|4||JulieBot||W03125½ B16R||W0215½ B0528½ W0823½||B0134½ W0415½ B0748½||1||38||7|
Excluding a forfeited games, Black won 7 games and White won 8.
In round 4, AyaMC went to sleep in its game with Zen19X, and lost on time.
In round 5, AyaMC woke up again in its game with JulieBot, after 170 minutes, and won.
|Zen19X vs JulieBot|
|Moves 275-279. 276 and 278 were pass.|
In round 6, Zen19X lost its game with JulieBot, in a won position, when it failed to answer a sente move as shown to the right. Zen19X's operator Hideki Kato explained that its final pass was "caused by a bug around managing value network".
In round 8, Zen19X won its game with LeelaX.
Players receive points for the 2017 Annual KGS Bot Championship as follows: