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Computers get better at the Game of Go (aka Wei-Chi and Baduk)

And the debate goes on:

An Ancient Game Computers Can't Master (Note Date written: March 31, 2007, now TWO YEARS old!)
- by Jan Newton
http://www.goddesschess.com/chessquest/goweiqicomputer.html

Humans No Match for Go Bot Overlords (Wired Magazine)
- By Brandon Keim
March 10, 2009
http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2009/03/gobrain/

For the last two decades, human cognitive superiority had a distinctive sound: the soft click of stones placed on a wooden Go board. But once again, artificial intelligence is asserting its domination over gray matter.

Just a few years ago, the best Go programs were routinely beaten by skilled children, even when given a head start. Artificial intelligence researchers routinely said that computers capable of beating our best were literally unthinkable. And so it was. Until now...
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