The IGA has posted minutes from the 2016 AGM.
Google Deepmind‘s AlphaGo has beaten Fan Hui 5-0. It seems they’re not done yet though, as they have issued a challenge to Lee Sedol for a match in March.
The BGA have posted a writeup with links to news posts and videos on Nature.
The AGA has an article which includes the game records.
Discover have a blog entry on why we should be playing poker instead.
And of course, Google themselves have provided some context.
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The IGA has posted a video of RTE’s coverage, including guest appearances by two of the local Dublin players. Sure, ye’re famous now lads!
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Cian recommended a synopsis of Myungwan Kim 9p’s analysis of the games on reddit
The Irish Go Associationâ€™s AGM will take place this Saturday January 16th at 5pm in the Ballsbridge Hotel, Dublin, after the last round of the Top 8 tournament. The current agenda items are:
1. New venue for Dublin Go club.
2. Executive positions.
The Irish Womenâ€™s Championship was been decided in a nail-bitingly close match between Carol Doyle and Michele Renaut over the weekend. In the end, Carol won out by just 6.5 points. Well done to all ladies who participated this year, and we look forward to rematches next year!
Registration is now open for the 2016 Irish Confucius Cup occurring the weekend of March 4th-6th in the Gresham Hotel, Dublin. First prize for both the Go and Chinese Chess tournaments will be â‚¬1,000! Full details are available here.