SmartGo Alternatives

    SmartGo is described as 'for Windows is the complete tool for Go players, with a database of more than 45,000 professional games. Compared to other Go programs, SmartGo is more powerful and easier to use. It's a tool to play, record, replay, analyze, annotate, and print Go games'. There are seven alternatives to SmartGo for Windows, Linux, Mac, Online / Web-based and iPhone. The best alternative is qGo, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like SmartGo are KaTrain (Free, Open Source), ccGo (Free, Open Source), OGS (Free, Open Source) and JagoClient (Free).

    This page was last updated Jun 3, 2020

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Go is an ancient boardgame, very common in Japan, China and Korea. qGo is a Go client and full featured SGF editor, available for Linux/Windows and MacOS X. qGo code is C++/Qt and it's free.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Review your games to find the moves that were most costly in terms of points lost. • Play against AI and get immediate feedback on mistakes with option to retry. • Play against a wide range of weakened versions of AI with various styles.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      ccGo is a program allows you to play go with gnugo on your computer or with other players on the IGS on the internet.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      Learn, train, play, and more for free. • Solve puzzles • Learn joseki • Join groups and tournaments All features: https://github.com/online-go/online-go.com/wiki
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      JagoClient is an - a SGF (Smart Go Format) and XML go game viewer to edit and store Go games, - an IGS client to play on any IGS compatible Go server, - a point to point go player to play against other players without any server, - a GMP (Go Modem Protocol) client to play...


    1. Competitive Go software currently ranked at 6 dan.
    2. "The Many Faces of Go" is the 2008 World computer go 19x19 and 9x9 champion, 2002 World Computer Go Champion, 1998 World Computer Go Champion, and ten time US Computer Go Champion.
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