All posts tagged “The Game of Go

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Go – baduk – wei chi

I’ve read that Go, called baduk in Korea and wei chi in China, is the world’s oldest board-game. Although I’ve been playing for many years, it only gets increasingly  interesting along the way. At home I have a go table complete with stools created for… Read More

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AlphaGo plays online

The AlphaGo whiz-bang Go-playing computer, which decisively beat Lee Sedol (one of the best players of our time) in a challenge match, has very recently played 60 online games against top players. I’ve read online that the human opponents were aware their opponent was AlphaGo,… Read More

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Oh no…3 in a row!

I tried to stay up late last night to watch game 3 of the Google DeepMind million dollar challenge – Go great Lee Sedol vs the bot, AlphaGo. The match started at 11 PM our time. I lasted until 1:30 AM after which I needed… Read More

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Carnage over the Go board

As many of you know, I play the game of Go. I’ve been playing with my friend Vox in particular, since sometime in the 80s. We’ve played thousands of games against one another over the years . Last night we played 6 games and I… Read More

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Go last night….

Played 6 games of Go last night with Vox. I won 4 of the 6 games but one of them was by just half a point, so overall we were close. I did well exploiting weaknesses and was able to kill a number of groups… Read More

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Go Night

Vox and I have been playing Go together since sometime in the mid-80s. It started as a chess game, and then eventually we tried go, just to see what it was all about. We would play a few games of chess and then perhaps one… Read More

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