Champion Go HD ～Crazy Stone～
- App Store Info
Description'Champion Go HD' , is the Go (also called as Igo, Baduk or Weiqi) game for your iPad.
*** We have upgraded our 'Engine Server Game' ! ***
Crazy Stone won the Eighth UEC Cup Go Tournament!
You can now play against the recent version of "Crazy Stone",
champion of the Eighth UEC Cup Go Tournament.
Crazy Stone won the Eighth UEC Cup Go Tournament held on 14-15 March 2015, and challenged Cho Chikun 9p
with handicap of 3 stones in the Third Densei-sen held on 17 March.
Unfortunately, Crazy Stone could not play at his best in the match and lost it, but showed his improvement
of strength during the two tournaments.
We have upgraded our "Go Engine Server" to this latest version, and now you can play games against Crazy Stone
that won the UEC Cup Go Tournament.
(Playing tickets are required to play against our "Go Engine Server")
You can enjoy beautiful HD graphics and in 'Champion Go HD'.
There are two super-strong thinking levels, Level 11&12, added to the current iPhone version,
and on 9x9 and 13x13 boards one stronger level is added.
'Crazy Stone' is a popularly known Go engine, based on the Monte-Carlo evaluation technique,
combined with tree search, and has achieved 6d at KGS rating.
We have optimized this particular version for the iPad and the 'Engine Server Game'.
(*)KGS・・・Internet Go game site played by Go fans all over the world
'Champion Go' is a Go application for your iPad from beginner to expert!
We have also provided 'Engine Server Game' mode (playing tickets are required).
In this mode, you can play games against our "Go Server Engine" which is installed in our computer server.
Therefore you can enjoy online games against a very strong computer program.
■ Medal challenge mode
'Champion Go' has 2 game modes, Normal game & Medal challenge.
In Medal challenge, there are 150 different levels of play
set by combination of 'COM level', 'handicap' & 'board size'.
You can win medals by defeating computer under the specified conditions.
Why don't you challenge to collect all the medals!
■ Engine Server Game
(Playing tickets are needed required )
There are 10 levels of play for each 9x9,13x13,19x19 board size.
Please enjoy online Go games against a very strong computer program.
・Prices for playing tickets are:
30 days ticket $2.99
90 days ticket $6.99
180 days ticket $11.99
■ Friendly 3 input methods
You can choose from 3 options of input methods (Zoom, Cursor & Touch).
Touch is mostly recommended on your iPad.
■ Helpful Game record features
You can view full game history in the game record and restart game from the selected move,
which should help reviewing your game.
Various Game record features should be practical for improving your Go.
■ Other Features
・Human vs Computer, Human vs Human(sharing a single device)
・3 types of board size (9x9,13x13,19x19)
・Handicap games, variable options of komi
・Instant Undo (available even when the computer is thinking)
・Automatic territory calculation
・Suspend/Re-start (in game)
・Save/Load game record
・Send game record (sgf-file) by e-mail
・Automatic and manual replay of a game record
・Byoyomi(time limit) settings (only for human)
・Highlight the last move
・COM resign feature
※ In medal challenge mode, some features related with game record and hints are not available.
Also Undo is limited to the recent move you made (2 consecutive Undo can not be made).
■Results of participated tournaments since 2013
UEC Cup Go Tournament
2013 CS won 4 Stones Ishida Yoshio 9p
2014 CS won 4 Stones Norimoto Yoda 9p
2015 CS lost 3 Stones Cho Chikun 9p