5x5 Go is solved

Go Board

News from 2002:

The researcher Erik van der Werf has written a computer program, which has solved a 5x5 variant of the acient japanese/chinese board game Go. Read his announce on the Computer Go mailinglist and the more recent article "Computer cracks Go game" for more details.

The story has been brought up again by Slashdot, recently.

(via The Tao of Gaming and Eyebeam reBlog)