Network Upgrade: Testnet Today, Mainnet Next

Mandatory Network Upgrade Bitcoin Gold is in the process of a mandatory Network Upgrade. Executing this upgrade requires a hard fork, but we anticipate a smooth upgrade with no chain splits (and no new coins created.) We have successfully Upgraded the Testnet via hard...

Equihash-BTG: Our New PoW Algorithm

Summary: Our current mining algorithm, Equihash, is used by many different coins without any personalization. It was originally developed by Zcash and based on the parameter set . We are going to upgrade to Equihash with a the parameter set , with some customization....

Bitcoin Gold Blockchain Performance

We’re going to share some details and analysis of our blockchain’s performance. Although our Ecosystem has been growing rapidly, we know a few parties (including a small number of exchanges) were waiting to see if the new “blockchain is...