Canadian researchers claim they've "solved" checkers and that their checkers-playing program, Chinook, is mathematically unbeatable.
"The program can achieve at least a draw against any opponent, playing either the black or white pieces," the researchers say in this week's online edition of the journal Science.
There are 39 trillion possible positions for the endgame and Chinook can calculate every single one of them. I'm just glad we've got researchers working on such a noble cause. Cancer? AIDS? No, my friends, checkers.
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