after fighting 221 goes in the friendship cup man-machine competition in may, xie ke, a millennial boy in supor hangzhou team, defeated the ai chess player who achieved a 35-game winning streak against human players before. he was dubbed "human epic victory" by many media and chess players.
since alphago succeeded in defeating li shishi and ke jie, two eminent players, it has been difficult to find a chess player who would like to face ai players. xie ke is the latest human player who defeated the ai player in the open competition and he has already played an important role in the supor hangzhou team.
“i believe ai players have an advantage in the calculation, and their energy is sufficient. human players will get tired after playing for a long time, so playing chess with ai players is definitely not an easy task," said xie ke, "but it also has a blind spot in the calculations which may cause some negligence in the control of the overall situation. and i seized this blind spot exactly."