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2016 Games Announcement

2016 Games Announcement

The World Mind Sport Games, held in Beijing in 2008 and Lille in 2012, may have to be postponed to 2017. The Games were originally planned for later in 2016, but efforts are now under way to seek organisers for 2017…

Patrick Baumann Appointed President of SportAccord

Patrick Baumann Appointed President of SportAccord during the SportAccord General Assembly in Lausanne 22 April 2016 LAUSANNE, Switzerland – At the General Assembly of SportAccord held at the SwissTech Convention Center in Lausanne, Switzerland on Fr…

Alpha Go wins!

Alpha Go wins!

After suffering its first defeat in the Google DeepMind Challenge Match on Sunday, the Go-playing AI AlphaGo has beaten world-class player Lee Se-dol for a fourth time to win the five-game series 4-1 overall. The final game proved to be a close one, …

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A win for Lee Sedol!

A win for Lee Sedol!

After three consecutive losses, Go Master and many-time world champion, Lee Sedol, finally picked up a win against the Artificial Intelligence program AlphaGo.  On March 13, at move 78, Lee saw an exquisite wedging move that started his turn-around i…

Alpha Go wins second match

Alpha Go wins second match

AlphaGo posted a second straight win against Lee Sedol 9P on Thursday in Seoul. “Yesterday I was surprised but today it’s more than that — I am speechless,” said Lee in the post-game press conference. “I admit that it was a very clear loss on my part…

AI Go vs World Champion match 1

AI Go vs World Champion match 1

AIGo software took game 1 in match with world champion! Alphago took the first game of the historic match between Google DeepMind’s artificial intelligence and the world’s top Go player, Lee Sedol.  “#AlphaGoWINS!”, tweeted DeepMind’s CEO Demis Hassa…