The second Go Denou-sen match, Cho Chihun 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 Chihun 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.

Cho Chihun 9p
VS
DeepZenGo

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 Chihun 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 Chihun 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 Chihun 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).

DeepZenGoと趙治勲名誉名人が対戦する第2回囲碁電王戦について、英語でのニコニコ生放送を行います。解説はマイケル レドモンド九段アンティ トルマネン初段です。

対局の詳細や、日本語のニコニコ生放送に関する情報は『第2回囲碁電王戦』開催決定(11/19、20、23)を参照してください。