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Halite is an artificial intelligence challenge, created by Two Sigma. Participants write bots using the programming language of their choice to compete in an original online multiplayer game.

Since 2016, more than 15,000 people around the world have participated in a Halite challenge, applying advanced algorithms in a dynamic, open source game setting. The strategic depth and immersive, interactive nature of Halite games make each challenge a unique learning environment.


Halite on Kaggle

Halite on Kaggle

Halite IV builds on the core game design of Halite III with a number of key changes that shift the focus of the game towards tighter competition on a smaller board. New game features include regenerating halite, shipyard creation, no more ship movement costs, and stealing halite from other players!

Halite I

Halite I

The first Halite challenge, with nearly 1600 student, professional & enthusiast participants.

Micromanage piece movement to secure the most territory on the gameboard's 2D grid.

Halite I

Halite II

Halite gains a theme and participation expands to over 100 countries.

Build spaceships and move efficiently to planets to defeat opponents.

Halite III

Halite III

New tooling supports bot development in more than 20 languages, and a machine learning bot ranks #11.

Navigate the seas collecting halite, a luminous energy resource.