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Fuego is a collection of C++ libraries and includes a playing engine. It is written by Markus Enzenberger?, Martin Mueller and Broderick Arneson of the [ext] Computer Go group at the [ext] University of Alberta, Canada. Fuego uses Monte Carlo Tree Search for playing the game of Go.

Current version

The current version (March 2011) is version1.1-2 (See also latest go software updates)

Older versions

 Older versions (0.4.1) can be downloaded from [ext] http://gnugo.baduk.org/

Online versions

The program plays frequently on CGOS, the online Computer Go Server. Its rating is about 2650 on 9x9 and 2250 on 19x19 (December 2009, running on a 2.5 GHz 8-core machine). Fuego also plays as a ranked robot on KGS with a 19x19 rating of 2 kyu (December 2008, 2.5 GHz, 8-core). [1]

Several Fuego bots run on OGS, with time limits up to one hour per move, and different accounts for 9x9 and 19x19 including.

The effect of increased number of monte carlo playouts can be seen, for example on 9x9 {1hour = 3-10 million; 1 million; 100,000} have ranks (at January 2010) of {5.7d; 3.8d; 1.2d}.

There is one Fuego bot on DragonGoServer, running with a thinking time of 10 secs and playing 19x19 games. Last Update: January 2014.

Against Professionals

Fuego was the first computer program that won an official game of 9x9 Go against a 9-Dan professional player. The game against Zhou Junxun took place at the [ext] Human vs. Computer Go Competition at the Fuzz IEEE 2009 conference. The second game was won by Mr. Zhou.

Recent Tournament Results (newest first)

[1] Calvin: These links are old and point to an account now owned by a Swedish 1-dan.

Fuego last edited by on January 6, 2015 - 19:18
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