Quote from: koeppelmann on September 12, 2014, 07:55:03 PM

Now we have two options to spend additional computer power. Expanding the tree search and/or expanding the monte carlo simulation. If we expand the tree search to all the leaves of the game tree we basically end up with a min/max approach since the monte Carlo simulation part is not necessary. However, if you use the additional computing power on more monte carlo simulations it does not converge always.

Well, yeah, that's the whole point of MCTS: it provides an approximation of value at the leaves when you can no longer explore the game tree more deeply and outperforms min/max that way. But why would you spend indefinitely more computing power on just the simulation part...? Pointing that out is about as insightful as saying 'imagine a MCTS which only explored one ply deep, clearly it would not do well'; well sure if we assume the most idiotic possible interpretation...