Fuego

Abstract

FUEGO is both an open-source software framework and a state-of-the-art program that plays the game of Go. The framework supports developing game engines for full-information two-player board games, and is used successfully in a substantial number of projects. The FUEGO Go program became the first program to win a game against a top professional player in 9 9 Go. It has won a number of strong tournaments against other programs, and is competitive for 19 19 as well. This paper gives an overview of the development and current state of the FUEGO project. It describes the reusable components of the software framework and specific algorithms used in the Go engine.

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