I've read a couple of articles discussing the impact of AI on professional Go, the second one being a reply to the first one:
Impact of Go AI on the professional Go world
Impact of Go AI on the professional Go world, Response
Some quotes from the first article:
The second important change I see is the professional players’ race to
learn from AI. (...) it’...
The Computer Go Server1 is currently a very active test bed for bots. The Computer Go page at Sensei’s Library refers, under Competitions, to various competitions including the Computer Go Server, with its own page at Sensei’s Library, which gives the URL1. On that site, you will find daily updated tables of bots for 9×9, 13×13 and 19×19, These refer to the ...
This generalization of Tic-Tac-Toe is called m,n,k-game. (the goal is to get k in a row on a (m,n) board).
Some known bounds: (source wikipedia)
(5,5,4) is a draw.
(6,6,5) is a draw.
(7,7,5) and (8,8,5) are draws.
(15,15,5) is a win.
(9,6,6) and (7,7,6) are both draws via pairings.
When the goal is 9 or larger (k>=9) the second player can force a ...