Google’s AI teaches itself chess in 4 hours, then convincingly defeats Stockfish

Google’s AI, AlphaZero taught itself chess by playing itself several times for 4 hours. It then proceeded to defeat Stockfish 8 convincingly over a 100-game match. Read more

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