what is the difference between AlphaGo’s success at Go and computer’s dominance in chess?

Go is a game quadrillions of orders of magnitude more complex than chess, and AlphaGo mastered it using learning techniques closer to the way that human brains work instead of raw computational power  AlphaGo’s win over Lee Sedol, a world class Go player, is a major milestone in Computer Science. It would be easy to compare this to […]

computer and correspondence chess

Since very young, I always liked chess. I played vs friends and later computers, always in an informal and spontaneous way. I discovered correspondence chess in 2010, and it seemed like a great thing to get into. I felt it would not only give me a chance to play a game I liked, but would […]