GamesSmartGo Player

Game overview

Play the ancient game of Go on your iPhone or iPad with SmartGo Player. Learn the game's fundamentals and challenge the automatic handicap.

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Indulge in the age-old game of Go with your iOS device, compete against your virtual opponent. With a blank slate as the starting point, your primary objective is to encircle territory on the board. The set of simple Go rules provide a basis for a game which is both complex and aesthetically pleasing. This traditional board game, initially from China, is recognized under various names, such as igo (囲碁), wéiqí (围棋), or baduk (바둑) and is approximately 4000 years old.

SmartGo Player includes an exhaustive tutorial that helps you understand the basics of the game, guiding you step by step. Each rule and strategy is accompanied by several problems enabling you to rehearse and comprehend the concept entirely.

If you enjoy tactical board games like Chess or Othello, Go will provide endless hours of strategic fun.

SmartGo customizes the difficulty level to keep the game challenging for players of all levels, from rookies to veterans. The game commences with a 9x9 board, but you can unlock 11x11 and 13x13 once you achieve a higher degree of proficiency. The game engine is harnessed from the latest research based on Monte Carlo methods, making it unbeatable.

SmartGo Player comes packed with various exciting features. Players can opt for different board sizes, 9x9, 11x11, 13x13, and 19x19, guaranteeing a unique gaming experience every time you play. The game boasts a robust engine with a fast response that can be adjusted as per your convenience. If required, automatic handicap adjustment is available for 9x9, 11x11, 13x13 boards. Manual selection options are also available for board size and handicap level up to 19x19. The game remembers the level per user, making it convenient for the players. Computer resigns once the player moves too far ahead; however, it can be disabled. The game features a territory estimator, hint button, undo, and replay options. The tutorial consists of over 100 problems, helping you learn the game efficiently.

SmartGo Player provides a quick and challenging game of Go with an interactive computer. In contrast, SmartGo Kifu serves as an efficient tool for passionate Go players who wish to study past professional games, practice Go problems, and record their games while playing against the computer.

Experience the unmatched fun of playing Go with SmartGo Player.
Release date
May 06, 2009

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