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COMPUTER BEATS PRO AT U.S. GO CONGRESS
Go (wéiqí) is an ancient strategic board game dating back to the 4th century BC and originating in China. The game has long resisted the efforts by engineers to construct a Go-computer than can beat a human Go master.
In a historic achievement, the artificial intelligent MoGo computer program defeated professional Go player Myungwan Kim 8P Thursday by 1.5 points in a 9-stone game. MoGo used 800 processors, at 4.7 Ghz, 15 Teraflops on borrowed supercomputers.
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