Shogi is played with 40 pieces on a 9×9 board.
(Credit: Oliver Orschiedt/Wikimedia Commons)
Humanity lost a little more ground to machines last weekend, in case you’re counting down the days to when Skynet takes charge of the planet.
A program called Ponanza, developed by Issei Yamamoto, took down 30-year-old Shinichi Sato on Saturday in the Shogi Master Versus Machine Match.
Sato was doing well until he made mistakes midway through the game.
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