It’s been a thrilling, at times bumpy, few weeks of fierce competition, but Game of Zones was an incredible ride that defied our expectations. Supporting the Cosmos Network and readying it for the Internet of Blockchains requires a diverse set of tactics and skills, and it’s clear from the incredible participation throughout the competition that … Continue reading Announcing the Liveness Winners and Challenge Reward Winners of Game of Zones →
Since the end of Phase 3 of Game of Zones, the GoZ team has been evaluating technical details of the numerous attacks carried out to push the limits of the IBC security model. During Phase 3 of the competition, the goal was for participants to adopt an attacker’s mindset and attack the network layer of … Continue reading Announcing the Winner of Phase 3 of Game of Zones →
Since the end of Phase 2 of Game of Zones, the GoZ team has been busy crunching endless gigabytes of performance data in order to name a winner. During Phase 2 of the competition, the goal was to challenge teams to push the hub’s throughput capabilities to the limit, and beyond. We set this goal … Continue reading Announcing the Phase 2 Winner of Game of Zones →
Throughout the week, GoZ Team has been busy querying and judging data from Phase 1a and Phase 1b of the competition to determine which teams are eligible for the GoZ Liveness Reward. Today, we are excited to announce that teams who have won the GoZ Liveness Reward based on their contributions to Game of Zones … Continue reading Announcing the Winners of the Game of Zones Liveness Reward →
Since the end of Phase 1 of Game of Zones, GoZ team has been busy crunching the performance data. Early on in this process, it became clear that naming a single winner for Phase 1a and Phase 1b would be a herculean task, and that this format would not allow us to recognize all of … Continue reading Announcing the Phase 1 Winners of Game of Zones →
Phase 1b of Game of Zones has drawn to a close, and in this week’s live stream we covered several important updates about scoring, judging, and the overall competition. Phase 1b Recap Overall, the GoZ Team was thrilled to see Phase 1b achieve our initial competition goals and to see participants thoroughly enjoying the challenge. … Continue reading Updates for Phase 2 of GoZ: Visualizers, Hub Relaunch, and Scoring →
Recently, the Game of Zones Team shared that we would be pausing the competition to achieve code and network stability for teams to reach their full potential while stress-testing IBC. Today, we would like to share several updates about the competition, including a revised timeline, revised challenge objectives, and the scoring for Phase 1b. Competition … Continue reading Restarting Game of Zones: New Competition Schedule, Phase 1b Updates, and Hub Software for Launch →
Throughout Phase 1 of Game of Zones, we saw many teams demonstrate extraordinary skill by finding clever strategies for working around network and software instability. These skills have been resilient against aborted upgrades, potential transaction spam attacks and the other adversities of running decentralized systems. Unfortunately, our best laid plans for Phase 1 did not … Continue reading Improving Network and Software Stability for a better Game of Zones →
Phase 1 of Game of Zones is almost over, and in this week’s live stream we covered several important updates about scoring, judging, and the overall competition. Phase 1 Scoring Per the Competition Scope that was updated earlier this week, Phase 1 ends at 11:59am PST on 5/10. Since standing up the scoreboard on Wednesday, … Continue reading 3 Must Read Updates about Phase 1 and Phase 2 of Game of Zones →
It’s official! Phase 1 of Game of Zones has begun, and the GoZ Dashboard is available to all. Here are a few of the latest updates competition, scoring, technical issues, and judging criteria. The Competition Scoreboard The GoZ Scoreboard has finally arrived! This tool, which relies on Sagan and the Relayer for visibility into participant … Continue reading 3 Updates on Phase 1 of Game of Zones: the Scoreboard, Hub Capacity Issues, and Judging Criteria →
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