The openings for Gomocup 2021 were choosen by the following people (sorted alphabetically according to last names):
- Alexander Bogatirev - Gomoku player, member of Gomoku Committee RIF, member of organizers committee of Russian Gomoku Championship, winner of Russian Gomoku Cup 2016.
- Tomoharu Nakayama - Japanese renju player, 8dan. He got the 7th place in the 15th World Renju Championship, and won the Japanese Meijinsen in 2017.
- Aivo Oll - Renju player, 7 dan, former Estonian champion, European champion, and world champion.
- Zijun Shu - Gomoku player and AI researcher, contributor of several Gomoku AIs.
- Tao Tao - Renju theory researcher, who published some researches and new designs of renju opennings, participated in promotion of Renju and translated several Japanese renju books.
- Qichao Wang - Renju expert, 4 dan, who has done a lot of researches in renju openings, and won the World Correspondence Renju Championship 2019.
Thank you all!
Here are the openings for different leagues:
- Freestyle league:
- Standard league:
- Renju league:
You can download the openings here: