Ultimate CompetitionGame of Stakes

Hosted by Cosmos Network, Game of Stakes (GoS) was a first-of-its-kind competition that tested the security of Cosmos’ Byzantine-Fault-Tolerance (BFT) based Proof-of-Stake (PoS) consensus algorithm prior to their mainnet launch.

Highlights

  1. GOS

    Game of Stakes (GoS) was a first-of-its-kind competition that tested the Cosmos BFT proof-of-stake (PoS), under the most adversarial conditions possible and it lasted over 2 months.

  2. Lead the community hard fork away from a Sybil attack launched by another validator.

  3. Launched a spam attack across the network causing some validators to miss blocks and others to go down completely.

  4. Certus One won first place out of over 100 competitors.

  5. Had the least average misses per 200 blocks window. Beating the next ranked validator by nearly 6x.

Rankings

First Place In Across All Ranking Categories

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  • Cumulative Bonded Stake
  • Missed Blocks
  • Average Ranking Per 200 Blocks Window
  • Proposer of Most Missed Blocks
  • Missed Blocks (Without Censorship)
  • Average Ranking Per 200 Blocks Window (Without Censorship)

See the Full Game of Stakes Case Study

A third party firm (Staking Market) has provided an in-depth review of the Game of Stakes. Check it out to see how validators performed.