Mastering Chess and Shogi by Self-Play with a General Reinforcement Learning Algorithm David Silver,1∗ Thomas Hubert,1∗ Julian Schrittwieser,1∗ Ioannis Antonoglou,1 Matthew Lai,1 Arthur Guez,1 Marc Lanctot,1 Laurent Sifre,1 Dharshan Kumaran,1 Thore Graepel,1 Timothy Lillicrap,1 Karen Simonyan,1 Demis Hassabis1 1DeepMind, 6 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG. ∗These authors contributed equally to … Continue reading

AlphaGo is retiring

AlphaGo is retiring:After winning a three-game match against Top Player  Chinese Professional Ke Jie 9P in what is revered as the world’s most demanding strategy game, Google’s gaming AI AlphaGo is retiring.AlphaGo’s victory at the summit represented “the highest possible pinnacle for AlphaGo as a competitive program.”..DeepMind co-founder and co-CEO Demis HassabisNEW FOCUS … Continue reading

World Go Championship

“World Go Championship”  March 21-23  Osaka, Japan.  Rapid development of Go AI has brought a new era to the world of Go. And the news about the matches of Go AI vs a human Go player has been reported all over the world. The news has promoted the international recognition of … Continue reading

“Brains vs. AI” Poker Competition

Professional poker player Jason Les: ‘Libratus turned out to be way better than we imagined. It’s slightly demoralizing.’ Photograph: AP“Brains vs. AI”  Poker Competition :  Pittsburgh’s Rivers CasinoAn artificial intelligence called Libratus has beaten four of the world’s best poker players in a gruelling 20-day tournament that culminated late on … Continue reading


KING OF “KONG”..Wes Copeland MAY 5 FB POSTWes Copeland retook arcade gaming’s most coveted high score with what may be the most perfect game of Donkey Kong ever played Copeland, who reclaimed the mark in January only to lose it again in April, set a new all-time, all-platforms (MAME and arcade cabinet) … Continue reading