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AlphaGo vs Lee Sedol: Match schedule and details

AGA news - Tue, 08/03/2016 - 08:47

The much anticipated five game match between Lee Sedol 9P and Google DeepMind’s AlphaGo begins this week, on Wednesday, March 9 (March 8 for American viewers). Here is the match schedule, along with details of how you can watch and timezone conversions, courtesy Go Game Guru.
The first game in the Lee Sedol-AlphaGo match will be Tuesday, March 8, 8p PST (11p EST). The match will be livestreamed on DeepMind’s YouTube channel with English commentary by Michael Redmond 9p with American Go E-Journal Managing Editor Chris Garlock.

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Japan Day – Root 44

South Africa* - Sun, 06/03/2016 - 15:24
On Saturday 5 March SAGA took part in the Japanese Consulate of South Africa’s National Japan Day, hosted by the Root 44 Market just outside Stellenbosch. The turnout was excellent, and we were demonstrating the game throughout the day till after the last stalls had packed up. As with UCON and StelCon it was gratifying […]

Andrew Davies wins 1st Quarter Tournament of 2016

South Africa* - Thu, 25/02/2016 - 22:37
The first quarter tournament of 2016 enjoyed a field of 12 players, a big increase from the six of 2015. Andrew Davies won group 1, and Tinus Cloete won group 2. Full Results Group 1: 1st place: Andrew Davies 3d (3 wins) 2nd place: Andre Connell 3d, Sam Scott 3d, Chris Welsh 2d (2 wins) […]
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