Re: Hyperchess

Anders Sandberg (
Tue, 24 Sep 1996 19:11:48 +0200 (MET DST)

On Fri, 20 Sep 1996, Lyle Burkhead wrote:

> I am disappointed by the lack of response to the hyperchess challenge.
> It's easy enough to talk about SuperIntelligence, but when you are called on
> to design one, that's a horse of a different color, hmmm? Anyway the
> tournament will take place in 1998, with or without an Extropian team.

I think hyperchess has the drawback that it is an extremely complex game;
how many entities are good enough at chess and cognitive science to play it

A suggestion: post the propsal to chess newsgroups and similar places if
you have not already done it. I will place a web page about it on my

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