Is go the most complex game?

Is go the most complex game?

So Go is probably the most complex game ever devised by man. It has 10^170 possible board configurations, which is more than the numbers of atoms in the universe, said study author and AlphaGo co-developer Demis Hassabis of Google DeepMind. The team’s goal was to beat the best human players, not just mimic them.

Why is go so complex?

So, generally speaking, in go there are more spaces on the game grid, more moves to make each turn (pieces can be placed anywhere on the board), and eliminating opposing game pieces is as complicated as the climactic objective of chess. Every turn on chess there is a pretty finite number of turns you can make.

Is the game go hard to play?

The rules to Go are very very simple. You can learn them in a few minutes. They are much simpler than chess, poker, bridge or almost any game. But go is hard to get good at and impossible to master.

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