Math & Cultural
|RSVP Deadline:||February 15, 2015 about 5 years ago|
|Location:||MSRI: Simons Auditorium, Baker Board Room, Commons Room, Atrium|
Coupon Go Duplicate Endgame Tournament:
Spectator & Dinner RSVP
February 15, 2015, beginning at 2:30pm
RSVP on this page to register for dinner and to attend as a spectator.
At 2:30 on Sunday afternoon, February 15, MSRI will host a delegation of junior high school students from China, led by Jujo Jiang, a famous professional Go player. The program will include an introductory lecture on Mathematical Go by Prof. Elwyn Berlekamp. This will be followed by a "Coupon Go Duplicate Endgame Tournament", in which visitors will also be welcome to participate. Dinner will follow.
Watch Prof. Berlekamp describe his attempts as a mathematician to measure the exact value of go moves, culminating in the creation of "Coupon Go", here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=puK3qYiMKpQ.
To register for dinner and to attend as a spectator, please click the RSVP button on this page in the upper right corner.
2:30 Welcoming talks in auditorium.
3:45 Tournament play, round 1 or 2
4:45 Tournament play, round 2 of 2