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18 Nov. / The second Go Denou-sen match, Cho Chi Hun vs DeepZenGo !!



We are pleased to inform you that the Nihon Ki-in agrees with Deep Zen Go's programmer and its sponsor to set out `three game matches' with the legendary Cho Chi Hun 9p on 19th, 20th and 23rd November 2016!!

Deep Zen Go is seen as the second best computer go program now in the world because it gets the same system (i.e. deep learning) as AlphaGo.
*For your reference, Deep Zen got the ranking No.1 as KGS 9-dan in September 2016 and he has got even stronger now since then.

Rules:
- All three matches will be played with even game with black giving 6.5 points komi.
- All three matches will be conducted in accordance with Japanese rules
- The time allowance is 2 hours, followed by three renewable 60 seconds byo-yomi.

How to watch the games:
Michael Redmond 9p and Antti Tormanen 1p will give live-commentaries on the special match in English for free at the following website (movie): http://www.nicovideo.jp/
* You are required to register as free member from above website.
The match will begin 13:00 on 19, 20 and 23 November (*in Japan local time).

The following English page will be opened soon:
(1) Match 1 (19 Nov):Cho Chi Hun vs DeepZenGo [English commentary]
http://live.nicovideo.jp/watch/lv281949598
The live will start from 12:30 in Japan local time

(2) Match 2 (20 Nov):Cho Chi Hun vs DeepZenGo [English commentary]
http://live.nicovideo.jp/watch/lv281949974
The live will start from 12:30 in Japan local time

(3) Match 3 (23 Nov):Cho Chi Hun vs DeepZenGo [English commentary]
http://live.nicovideo.jp/watch/lv281950196
The live will start from 12:30 in Japan local time
*You can also watch the game on WBaduk (Cyberoro).


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