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posted by mattie_p on Saturday February 22 2014, @03:00PM   Printer-friendly
from the computer-resists-you dept.

andrew writes: "Over the last decade, computers have been able to dominate human chess players. in that time attention has shifted from creating anti-computer strategies to creating computer-resistant chess variants. The inventor of one such game, Arimraa, has an interesting article on Chessbase.com about what it takes to make a board game in which it is still possible for the best human players to remain competitive against computer software."

 
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  • (Score: 3, Funny) by Daniel Dvorkin on Saturday February 22 2014, @03:29PM

    by Daniel Dvorkin (1099) on Saturday February 22 2014, @03:29PM (#4841) Journal

    Write a program that can beat a human at chessboxing, and I'll be very impressed.

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  • (Score: 2, Funny) by drgibbon on Saturday February 22 2014, @03:34PM

    by drgibbon (74) on Saturday February 22 2014, @03:34PM (#4844) Journal

    I get the feeling that it shouldn't be too difficult [youtube.com]. Just a few minor adjustments and some special hardware ;)

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    • (Score: 1) by Daniel Dvorkin on Saturday February 22 2014, @03:57PM

      by Daniel Dvorkin (1099) on Saturday February 22 2014, @03:57PM (#4852) Journal

      Ah. Perhaps I should have specified "running on commodity hardware" ...

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      • (Score: 2, Funny) by drgibbon on Saturday February 22 2014, @04:02PM

        by drgibbon (74) on Saturday February 22 2014, @04:02PM (#4854) Journal

        In that case I guess chess-boxing could be considered a computer-resistant chess variant par excellece!

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