Use the form to get an overview of the games in the
database with certain properties set. Although most
games in the database have been carefully checked
still a fair amount of games will miss some relevant
properties. Most common are allotted thinking time, rank
of the players and exact date of the match.
- Empty fields are ignored during the search.
- Searching by pid is rare but can be useful.
For example, when searching for
you'll only get the games which he played
being Honinbo Shusaku and not when he was called
Kuwahara Shusaku. If you want a listing of all
his games you have to use his pid (currently
2368 but not fixed, see next note).
- The pid for Japanese
professionals are mostly conform the codes used by the
All other players in the database have random
pid's which even may change over time.
- Although the player and
pid fields are related,
when filling out both fields the pid
field is considered authorative.
- GoBase considers the handicap of a game to
be the number of black stones on the board the moment white
is playing her first move.
So handicap==1 denotes an even game.
- The komi compensates for the advantage black
has by playing first. The traditional value of this
compensation is 5.5 points.
- Use the restore original settings
button to restore all fields to their original contents.