Man vs Machine match: Final results and game commentary

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The ‘Man vs Machine’ Go match ended on January 16, with the computer winning 3-1. It was a very interesting series of games and we all got to see just how good computers are at Go now. They may not be good enough to challenge a professional player yet, but I felt that Zen’s performance was quite impressive when you think about where computer Go was at just a few years ago…

Man vs Machine showdown in the board game Go

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Do you remember when the world watched IBM’s ‘Deep Blue’ supercomputer challenge grandmaster Garry Kasparov across the chess board? It was almost 15 years ago now, but it was big news at the time, shocking news for some, because the computer won. Many believed that it marked the beginning of the era of machine supremacy in the realm of board games…