33rd Annual US Go Congress

33rd Annual US Go Congress :  The US Go Congress is the largest go activity in the United States. It happens once a year and spans one week. Events include the US Open, the largest annual go tournament in the US, professional lectures and game analysis, continuous self-paired games, and … Continue reading

Shogi Superstar: Sota Fujii

 Shogi Superstar: Sota Fujii OSAKA – The nation’s youngest professional shogi player, 14-year-old , won his 28th straight match on Wednesday to equal the all-time winning streak in official matches of the traditional chess-like game.Fujii, a junior high school student who holds the rank of fourth dan, has gone undefeated since … 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

Future of Go summit

Future of Go summit:Over 280 million people tuned in to watch AlphaGo play against Lee Sedol in 2016. The historic match not only marked a major milestone in the field of artificial intelligence, it also inspired a new wave of creative and innovative thinking about the game of Go.The “Future … Continue reading

1st Latin American Go Congress

Mexico to organize the 1st Latin American Go CongressRecently the Ibero American Go Federation (FIG) chose Mexico as the host country of this year’s Ibero American Go Championship (CIG) -the biggest Go event of the Latin American region-. The idea is to upgrade this event into the 1st Latin American … 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

U.S.GO Congress /San Diego

U.S.GO Congress /San Diego:The 2017 US Go Congress dates and location have been confirmed as August 5-12 at the Town and Country Resort in San Diego. Centrally located in San Diego’s Mission Valley, the Town and Country Resort ..  http://www.usgo.org/news/category/eventstournaments/u-s-go-congress/[ logo Emily Shedlock]    San Diego Go Club Website Twiggs Coffee House … Continue reading