Artificial Intelligence beats grandmaster in 3000-year-old strategy game

AI defeats Go World Champion. (L-R) Demis Hassabis, the CEO of DeepMind Technologies and developer of AlphaGO, South Korea’s Lee Sedol, the world’s top Go player, and Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman of Alphabet, pose for photographs after a news conference ahead of matches against Google’s artificial intelligence program AlphaGo, in Seoul, South KoreaReuters After beating the European champion in a game of Go earlier this year, AlphaGo, an artificial intelligence (AI) created by Google and DeepMind, has managed to defeat South Korean grandmaster Lee Se-Dol. The match, which took place in Seoul Wednesday, March 9, was streamed live on the Internet and was the first among five matches scheduled. Se-Dol, who holds 18 international titles, was considered a more challenging opponent for AlphaGo. But according to a report by the BBC, Se-Dol…


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