Beating My Brother in Chess

Replicating AlphaGo for Chess

I have a brother who’s two years younger than me, and as with all brothers, we grew up competing with each other in pretty much everything. Our competitions more often than not resembled the story of The Tortoise and the Hare. I, ever the hare, would be the first one to be interested in a game, quickly learn how to play, and lose interest as fast as I learned to play. My brother, ever the tortoise, would learn the game, usually after I introduce him to it, then slowly with the patience of a tortoise improve his skills and eventually…