Computer Go UEC Cup (UEC杯コンピュータ囲碁大会) is an annual tournament for computer go programs held at the University of Electro-Communications in Japan since 2007. Until AlphaGo it was the closest thing to a world computer Go championship, consistently drawing the top programs from around the world. In the modern times top go AI competitions are held in China.
Typically the tournament consists of preliminaries and finals. Preliminaries use Swiss, and finals use knockout system of 16 participants.
The winner in 2013-2017 competitions also played exhibition games against a top professional in the event called Denseisen (電聖戦).
In 2017 the event was discontinued. It was succeeded by AI Ryusei 2017 and 2018. In 2019 UEC Cup was continued.
|10||2017||Fine Art||Deep Zen Go||Rayn?||AQ||Jap Eng|
|9||2016||Zen||darkforest||Crazy Stone||Aya||Jap Eng|
|8||2015||Crazy Stone||DolBaram?||Aya||Nomitan||Jap Eng|
|7||2014||Zen||Crazy Stone||Aya||HiraBot||Jap Eng|
|6||2013||Crazy Stone||Zen||Aya||Pachi||Jap Eng|
|3||2009||KCC Igo||Katsunari||Zen||Shikousakugo||Jap Eng|
|2||2008||Crazy Stone||Fudo Go||Many Faces of Go||Katsunari||Jap Eng|
|1||2007||Crazy Stone||Katsunari||MoGo||Aya||Jap Eng|