Alphazero – Breakthrough in Computer Chess

This week, we begin to bring you insights into a big breakthrough in computer chess, which may revolutionize chess and articial intelligence (AI) programming, but which also is already showing some breathtaking play for us humans to enjoy, too.

FM Dennis Monokroussos shares his take on a spectacular game, and LM Dana Mackenzie has written several blog posts to explore and explain what this means here: . (Dana, who is one of the top mathematics and science writers in the US, has been on leave from ChessLecture to co-author what is sure to be one of the leading non-fiction books of the coming year, which he describes in the earlier blog post about the AlphaZero news.)

There will certainly be more to this story, so stay tuned!