# Statistics on Coders Strike Back Podium

For anybody interested, here are a few statistics taken from some playersâ€™ match history.

I find it interesting to see for example :

• Jeff loses to pb4608 50% less often than Owl does
• Jeff loses to Neuman 100% more often than Owl does.

or

• Magus loses more often (96% of the time) to pb4608 than to Jeff06 and Owl (84% of the time).

It is interesting to see how some AIs are better tuned against others

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My AI can beat Owl at 15.5% ? I wonder how it is possible. Itâ€™s really good to have this statistics because i was sure my AI was far better than Psychoâ€™s one. But no, we are even.

Surprising eh ? I also really like how evenly matched Jeff06 and Owl are !

Thanks for the statistics. I had a chat with Jeff were we agreed that it was a really cool outcome being that close And you didnt even mention that I beat him in 1v1 by remarkable 0.9 % !!

As a side note: When I woke up 6:00 on sonday, I read an email from 4:00 which said the contest was finished. When I clicked the link in it, the results page listed me as the winner. Really cool â€¦ until I saw that Jeffs calculation was still at 60%. 2 hours later, I ended up 2nd. It was kind of sad

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Well I did :> I also really like how evenly matched Jeff06 and Owl are !
Iâ€™m really curious to know a bit more about what you did, will you post explanations on the forum ?

I was asked to write something that will get a section in a codingame blog post, I guess.
But itâ€™s really not that fancy. I always analyse those games from a perspective where I look at the overall board (or say state, standing, positionâ€¦) and how good the situation is for a player in the form of a score. Like chess, where a pawn-lead gives you a base score of 1 while a queen gives 9 and then you can add other factors to it.
The rest is search tree, fast simulation, comparison. And you get your result.

The scoring function is the key.

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