Quote Originally Posted by Capablanca-Fan View Post
I wonder how long before it will be necessary for top players to take a handicap against the computer. In chess, top players like Nakamura can't beat the best computers even with pawn and move. Top go players Cho Chikun and Hideo Otaki believed that they would need 3 stones to play God (i.e. a perfect Go player), and probably 4 if life was at stake, and even then that might not be enough.
An improved version of AlphaGo, playing as Master(P), recently beat 60 top pros in a row in rapid go. The top humans may well need a handicap to have a chance now.