Diplomatic Go 🗡 The Second Game

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Mind if I make a tasteless joke?

Veal liver
Spirulina
Haze.

click here to open envelope

Foodstuff containing lots of B12.

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Oh, I thought that what they had in common was that none of those things have any eyes, especially after the twist of your dagger at M3.

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Yeah, I really can’t say that this felt good or that I’m proud of it.

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In the absence of move submissions from @Haze_with_a_Z and @Maharani, Round 13 will be extended 24 hours.

The new deadline is 2020-10-27T21:00:00Z.

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End of Round 13

image@Gia and image@yebellz collided on their first choice, but both players succeeded in playing their second choice.

image@Maharani’s first choice was a collision with a preexisting stone, as was their second choice. Their third choice collided with the stone placed as image@Gia’s second choice. Therefore image@Maharani failed to place a stone this round.

All other players managed to place a stone at their first choices.

image@Gia’s group around J8 is the only group without liberties on the board, and thus is removed from the board.

Any player with 3 stones or less on the board is eliminated at the start of Round 14.
After removing the captured stones, image@Gia starts Round 14 with only 2 stones, and thus is eliminated. The two imagered stones at F10 and C8 remain on the board.
All other players enter Round 14 with at least 4 stones and are not eliminated.

Player 1st
move
2nd
move
3rd
move
image@le_4TC L12
image@PiggyStardust B11
image@martin3141 H1
image@Gia E10 J10
image@Sanonius N3
image@Haze_with_a_Z M2
image@yebellz E10 C12
image@Maharani J8 J9 J10

Round 14

In order not to be eliminated at the start of next round, a player needs 4 or more stones on the board.

Round 14 starts with the following position.

Editable demo board

Please submit your next moves before 2020-10-28T21:00:00Z

Current number of stones per player:

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Tomatoes bid you adieu, it was an honor.
:woman_shrugging:

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Thank you for playing Gia, and sorry you had to pay for Kingkaio’s crimes! Hope to see you again in the next life :blush: (i. e. next game :stuck_out_tongue:)

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Thank you for taking over and playing a difficult position, @Gia.

Farewell :tomato: State. We did what we must to maintain the peace.

Now let’s enjoy some :fries: to go with that ketchup.

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Fare thee well TomatoLand! May Tomatoheaven provide thee with what thou looked for in the Sky.
And, btw, thanks for taking Kaio’s place!

Just a clarification, @Vsotvep: how long do dead stones remain on the board? I would have thought Gia’s stones should be removed before Maharani’s third choice was played. Do dead chains remain until all players’ submissions are played?

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@Gia thank you for playing.

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Stones from eliminated players remain on the board as long as they have liberties.

The dead stones are removed after the three placement rounds have concluded: only those groups without liberties after all three choices have been placed, are removed. In the removal of stones, group that received a stone during that round are considered “new”, and are only removed if there is no “old” group that touches them (similar to how you can capture something in normal go even if your capturing group temporarily has no liberties).

So to be precise:

  1. all first choices are placed, except for those that collide
  2. all second choices are placed, except for those that collide
  3. all third choices are placed, except for those that collide
  4. all “old” groups without liberties are removed from the board
  5. all “new” groups without liberties are removed from the board
  6. all players who now have not enough stones to progress to the next round, are eliminated from the game.
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Thanks Vsotvep!

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Rip Gia. I really hoped you would make it even though I did have to attack you once or twice to live.

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So, has everyone picked an emoji nickname? Here are some thoughts and suggestions…

white :snowflake:
yellow :star2:
orange :lizard:
red :tomato:
pink :flamingo:
blue :blue_car:
cerulean :dove:
green :butterfly:

Please chime in if you prefer something else

@martin3141, are you still keeping your vow of silence? Maybe instead of that, you could speak only in emoji? Might be fun…

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@yebellz trying to get the emoji disease in every forum game, nowadays… :stuck_out_tongue:

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When I sign my posts I tend to use both: :pig2::star2:

But if I have to choose one, it’s consistent with my flag and colour to keep :star2:

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:tangerine: :lizard: :no_mouth:

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:blue_car:?
:D(thanks yebellz)

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Sorry, I don’t have time to submit moves today. I definitely will by tomorrow.

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