AyaZBot, a go playing AI, was the strongest 9x9 go player in the world in 2017, based on the Elo rating at GoQuest. There are 17 most recent games :AyaZbot played against human players, 8D. The AI won 10 games to 7. Due to perfect counting and the programmed policy, the AI player beat human players by just 2 points whether playing as Black or White (8/10 games).
The AI stoped playing in 2019, with rating of 2661 (max. 2709), after 554 wins, 186 lost, and 86 draws (wining 72% of the games). Its rating is the third highest in history, after all-time number one Linbee, 9D (R2826, max. 2847) and Saturn777, 8D (R2690, max 2964).