Section: New Software and Platforms

Computer Games

Participant : Rémi Coulom.

  • Crazy Stone is a top-level Go-playing program that has been developed by Rémi Coulom since 2005. Crazy Stone won several major international Go tournaments in the past. In 2013, a new version was released in Japan. This new version won the 6th edition of the UEC Cup (the most important international computer-Go tournament). It also won the first edition of the Denseisen, by winning a 4-stone handicap game against 9-dan professional player Yoshio Ishida. It is distributed as a commercial product by Unbalance Corporation (Japan). 6-month work in 2013. URL: http://remi.coulom.free.fr/CrazyStone/

  • Kifu Snap is an Android image-recognition app. It can automatically recognize a Go board from a picture, and analyze it with Crazy Stone. It was released on Google Play in November, 2013. 6-month work in 2013. URL: http://remi.coulom.free.fr/kifu-snap/