This isn’t just a model that can play like a human would, it is also an insight into the way that humans play chess. Maia can accurately predict upcoming mistakes and understand why a player is losing their games.

– Alex Hughes

A team of researchers is turning the tables on AI at chess – quite literally. AI-driven chess models prevail over human players every time at every level of play.

The researchers now want to see if the AI models can help humans become better players.


AI has dominated chess for 25 years, but now it wants to lose
BBC SCIENCE FOCUS | February 14, 2023 | by Alex Hughes