First results

Oware players Country Game 1 Game 2 Game 3 Note Date
Anonymous Elo 1200-1400 Germany 11-37 8-40 17-31 - May 5, 2022
Trevor Simon Grand Master Antigua & Barbuda Benchmark: 23-25 Transcript Dec. 24, 2021

Game results format: Challenger-48Stones

Independent computer scientists / hobbyists Country Game 1 Game 2 Game 3 Note Date
Michiel Smits Software + 36-seed database The Netherlands 23-25

Transcript

23-25

Transcript

22-26 Games video May 3, 2022
Joan Sala AI engine: Aualé (Aalina 1.2.0) Spain Benchmark: 23-25 Transcript Apr. 17, 2021

Game results format: Challenger-48Stones

Do you think you can beat the 48Stones database or even reach a tie?
The challenge is open to the best Oware players, computer scientists, university researchers and technology companies. It consists of a series of games that are played on the platform www.playok.com
👉 An invitation with all the conditions is published here!

Michiel Smits' software + 36-seed database

  • Independent computer scientist, The Netherlands
  • Games: played online www.playok.com, with the following settings:
Game time: 15 minutes
Added time: 10 seconds (added to each of every move)
Non-rated game (it doesn't affect the ELO score of the player)
Undo enabled (to prevent from any typo while entering the moves from 48Stones)
  • Execution: Michiel Smits played on behalf of his software and 36-seed database
  • Execution: Xavier Blanvillain played on behalf of the 48Stones database
  • Noticeable performance #1: 2 best game results in a row (23-25)
  • Noticeable performance #2: almost perfect games (only 1 suboptimal move in the whole game)
  • Noticeable performance #3: longest perfect opening of the best game results

 

48Stones (25)

vs.

Michiel Smits' (23)

May 3, 2022

Game
  • 48Stones to start, 126 moves, 33 min
  • Transcript: download pdf
Settings
  • www.playok.com, 15'+10", unrated
Performance of Michiel Smits software + 36-seed database
Best moves: 73%
Suboptimal moves: 1%
Worst moves: 0%
No move decision to make: 26%
Lost game at move #36
Comments
  • Best game result
  • Almost perfect game (only 1 suboptimal move in the whole game)
  • Longest perfect opening
  • Ends with a 8-seed loop

 

Michiel Smits' (23)

vs.

48Stones (25)

May 3, 2022

Game
  • 48Stones to start, 175 moves, 45 min
  • Transcript: download pdf
Settings
  • www.playok.com, 15'+10", unrated
Performance of Michiel Smits software + 36-seed database
Best moves: 89%
Suboptimal moves: 1%
Worst moves: 0%
No move decision to make: 10%
Lost game at move #21
Comments
  • Best game result
  • Almost perfect game (only 1 suboptimal move in the whole game)
  • Game control: 90% of control from Michiel Smits' (positions where a decision for a best move is to be made)
  • Ends with a 9-seed loop

Trevor Simon

  • Grand Master, Antigua & Barbuda
  • Games: played online www.playok.com, with the following settings:
Game time: 15 minutes
Added time: 10 seconds (added to each of every move)
Non-rated game (it doesn't affect the ELO score of the player)
Undo enabled (to prevent from any typo while entering the moves from 48Stones)
  • Execution: Xavier Blanvillain played on behalf of the 48Stones database, as it is not available to anybody for game ethical reasons
  • Noticeable Trevor's performance #1: best game result (23-25)
  • Noticeable Trevor's performance #2: almost perfect games (only 1 suboptimal move in the whole game)
  • Noticeable Trevor's performance #3: 91% control of the game

 

Trevor Simon (23)

vs.

48Stones (25)

Dec 24, 2021

Game
  • 48Stones to start, 93 moves, 20 min
  • Transcript: download pdf
Settings
  • www.playok.com, 15'+10", unrated
Trevor's play in this game
Best moves: 89%
Suboptimal moves: 0%
Worst moves: 2%
No move decision to make: 9%
Lost game at move #16
Comments
  • Best game result
  • Almost perfect game (only 1 suboptimal move in the whole game)
  • Game control: 91% of control from Trevor (positions where a decision for a best move is to be made)
  • Superb 17-seed krou from Trevor
  • Short game

Aualé (aka Aalina)

  • Editor: Software info & download
  • Version: 1.2.0
  • Games: played offline, from console, with the following settings (advice from the author):
Computation time: 3.6 seconds
  • Execution: 1 single CPU thread (not configurable)
  • Noticeable performance #1: best game result (23-25)
  • Noticeable performance #2: almost perfect games (only 1 suboptimal move in the whole game)

 

Aualé Aalina (23)

vs.

48Stones (25)

Apr 17, 2021

Game
  • Aualé to start, 103 moves, 35 min
  • Transcript: download pdf
Settings
  • 3.6 seconds computation time
  • CPU: 1.2 GHz Dual-Core Intel m3
Performance of "Aualé Aalina"
Best moves: 33%
Suboptimal moves: 2%
Worst moves: 0%
No move decision to make: 65%
Lost game at move #19
Lost catch potential at move #63
Comments
  • Best game result
  • Almost perfect game (only 1 suboptimal move in the whole game)
  • Series of 2-sided captures (pos. #10..#16)
  • Series of 2-sided captures (pos. #34..#37)
  • 1 krou
  • Short game