Questions tagged [go]

Go is an Asian board game for two players, with only a handful of very simple rules but very complex dynamics.

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Which Go rank is higher?

Players of the traditional board game Go measure their skill in a system of ranks: Players new to the game are ranked 30th kyū (written 30k) and progress counting ...
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Place a stone on an empty Go board

See also: Make a move on a Go board. Task Go is a board game where two players (Black and White) place stones on the intersections of grid lines on a 19×19 board. Black moves first — for example, ...
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Build a deterministic Go AI

Here's an interesting problem I thought of the other day, which involves bits of code competing against other bits of code not just in a property that the code has, but by playing a game against those ...
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Make a move on a Go board

You are given a board position for a Go game and a move to play. You need to output whether the move is legal or not, and the new board position if it is legal. A brief explanation of Go moves: the ...
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Score a game of Go

Scoring a Go game is a task that is not all too easy. In the past there have been several debates about how to design rules to cover all the strange corner cases that may occur. Luckily, in this task ...