Some articles on handicap game, game:
... In an "even", or non-handicap game, Black's initial advantage of moving first can be offset by komi (compensation points) a fixed number of points, agreed before the game, added to White's score at the. 6.5, or 7.5 the fractional value avoids a tied game ... In a handicap game, komi is usually set to 0.5 (i.e ...
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