Human vs. Machine matches at the Festival della Scienza Futuro
Italian Festival della Scienza Futuro, which took place in Genoa (Genova), featured chess matches between titled chess players and chess program Equinox. The games were played on November 1st at the central “Biblioteca Berio”, Via del Seminario 16.
WGM Elena Sedina played her favourite Moscow variation as White against Equinox and earned a draw after 27 moves. GM Igor Efimov tried the Trompovsky attack, but the chess engine defeated him after 33 moves.
Giancarlo Delli Colli (software Equinox), Giuseppe Sgrò (organizer), Paolo Ciancarini (University of Bologna), Stefano Gemma (software Freccia)
S.Gemma, Roberto Cartella (team Equinox) Efimov, Sedina, Ciancarini, Sgrò, Delli Colli
Giancarlo Delli Colli (software Equinox), WGM Elena Sedina, GM Igor Efimov