11/03/2014 06:59 GMT | Updated 11/03/2014 09:59 GMT

Table Tennis Match Between Robotic Arm And Tim Boll Bodes Well For Humanity. For Now.

Rest easy humanity, the machines aren't taking over - yet.

A highly anticipated match between top table tennis player, Timo Boll, and a KUKA robotic arm ended in victory for the fleshier of the two.

Which is just as well - machines can already beat us at chess so table tennis would mark an unacceptable step towards sci-fi imagined armageddon.

Make sure yo watch right until the end of the video so you can see this in full...