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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: 4, Informative) by wjwlsn on Saturday February 22 2014, @06:38PM

    by wjwlsn (171) on Saturday February 22 2014, @06:38PM (#4909) Homepage Journal

    I like the idea of human+computer pairs playing chess against each other. Vernon Vinge talked about this in some of his fiction (e.g., "The Peace War") and Gary Kasparov popularized a form of this as "Advanced Chess":

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Advanced_Chess [wikipedia.org]

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