Bot created by French professor Tristan Cazenave, editor of the ICGA Journal.
In 2002, it was ranked by David Fotland as the eighth strongest Go program.
Many years later, it, or another bot under the same name, competed in the 2017 CITIC Securities Cup World AI Go Open, winning against MuGo and Abacus.
It participated in the BerryGenomics Cup 2018 World AI Weiqi Competition, losing all its games. It also played in the Bossoft Cup 2019 World AI Weiqi Competition, beating Go Genius.