Operation committee of AI Ryusei

Tournament Purpose

Computer The world of Go has entered a new ground with the emergence of Alpha Go. Therelationship between the Go world and the computer Go is not a simple one saying "which isstrong?", But has a sense of establishing as a partner to pursue the possibility of Go moredeeply.

"UEC Cup Computer Go Tournament" held by the University of Electro-Communications"Entertainment and Cognitive Science Research Station" since 2003 was ended while beingmissed by the 10th convention in March 2017, but the world The world of computer Go hasbecome more and more popular, such as "China's Computer Go Opening Fight" will be held inAugust the same year in China which became a great country of Go now when turning to theattention.

So we inherited the intention of the "UEC Cup Computer Go Tournament" and in collaborationwith the University of Electro-Communications "Entertainment and Cognitive ScienceResearch Station", in the position as the official successor event, as "AI Go Long Star Battle"The UEC Cup will be renewed and the 1st tournament will be held at Akihabara UDX for twodays from December 9 (Saturday) and December 10 (Sunday).

We look forward to the participation of many developers as a conference to contribute to thefurther development of computer science field of computer Go and the Go world.

October 26, 2017
Tournament Chairperson

Executive Committee

Tournament Chairperson
 Kosei Okamoto(IGO & SHOGI CHANNEL INC.)

Executive Chairperson
 Takeshi Ito(The University of Electro-Communications)

 Meien Ou 9p(Nihon Ki-in,Tokyo)
 Hirofumi Ohashi 6p(Nihon Ki-in, Tokyo)
 Masahito Kamata(Iwate Prefectual University)
 Kunihito Hoki(The University of Electro-Communications)
 Mana Asada(The University of Electro-Communications)
 Nobuo Araki(HEROZ Inc.)

 Takeshi Sakai 9p(Nihon Ki-in, Tokyo)
 Teigo Nakamura(Kyushu Institute of Technology)