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    One chess result stood out for me, namely, just how much easier it
    was for AlphaZero to win with white (25 wins, 25 draws, 0 losses)
    rather than with black (3 wins, 47 draws, 0 losses).<br>
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    Maybe we should not give up on the idea of White to play and win in
    chess!<br>
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    <div class="moz-cite-prefix">On 12/06/2017 01:24 AM, Hiroshi
      Yamashita wrote:<br>
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      cite="mid:FCA0B8C83F8142808BDD056D97163D60@x60" style="font-size:
      medium;">Hi,
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      DeepMind makes strongest Chess and Shogi programs with AlphaGo
      Zero method.
      <br>
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      Mastering Chess and Shogi by Self-Play with a General
      Reinforcement Learning Algorithm
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<a class="moz-txt-link-freetext" href="https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__arxiv.org_pdf_1712.01815.pdf&d=DwIGaQ&c=Oo8bPJf7k7r_cPTz1JF7vEiFxvFRfQtp-j14fFwh71U&r=i0hg-cKH69CA5MsdosvezQ&m=w0qxE9GOfBVzqPOT0NBm1nsdQqJMlNu40BOCWfsO-gQ&s=dsola-9J77ArHVeuVc0ZCZKn2nJOsjfsnJzPc_MdPDo&e=">https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__arxiv.org_pdf_1712.01815.pdf&d=DwIGaQ&c=Oo8bPJf7k7r_cPTz1JF7vEiFxvFRfQtp-j14fFwh71U&r=i0hg-cKH69CA5MsdosvezQ&m=w0qxE9GOfBVzqPOT0NBm1nsdQqJMlNu40BOCWfsO-gQ&s=dsola-9J77ArHVeuVc0ZCZKn2nJOsjfsnJzPc_MdPDo&e=</a>
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      AlphaZero(Chess) outperformed Stockfish after 4 hours,
      <br>
      AlphaZero(Shogi) outperformed elmo after 2 hours.
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      Search is MCTS. <br>
      AlphaZero(Chess) searches     80,000 positions/sec.
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      Stockfish        searches 70,000,000 positions/sec.
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      AlphaZero(Shogi) searches     40,000 positions/sec.
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      elmo             searches 35,000,000 positions/sec.
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      Thanks,
      <br>
      Hiroshi Yamashita
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