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OpenAI's GPT-2 secret life as a pawn star: Boffins discover talkative machine-learning model can play chess

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AlphaZero famously is really really good at learning to play chess, but proprietary from Google and runs on specialist hardware.

Leela Chess Zero is a hobby/OS project based on the same principles which has gone from being (relatively) terrible to beating many advanced engines in the space of a year or so, which is pretty fascinating.

StockFish represents the old guard of chess AI.

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