STOP is a GO (Weiqi, Baduk) playing program.
What is Go?
Wikipedia defines Go as: "Go is a strategic board game for two players. It is also known as igo (Japanese), weiqi or wei ch'i (Chinese) or baduk (Korean). Go is noted for being rich in strategic complexity despite its simple rules.".
stop-0.9-005.jar - the usual enhancements, seems to be considerably stronger
To set the board-size, add '--boardsize x' where x is any value bigger than 1.
java -jar stop.jar --mode consoleFrom a GTP GUI:
java -jar stop.jar --mode gtp
Click on: Program -> New Program
/usr/bin/java -ea -jar /path/to/stop.jar --mode gtp
What does it look like
In your browser!
You can play against Stop in your current browser by following this link.
Screendump of console-mode
SGFThis is the 4th game played by Stop v0.3 against GnuGO.
The movie below shows the thought process of Stop version 0.9-002b. If it does not appear, you can follow this link as well.
Stop plays with several versions at the CGOS server.
Verified to run with: