Defeated Go champion Lee Sedol wants a rematch against AlphaGo

Lee Sedol, the South Korean Go champion who lost to a computer earlier this month, has said he would like a rematch. Lee, a top-ranking Go player who has 18 international titles under his belt, lost a five-game match to AlphaGo, a computer program developed by British artificial intelligence company DeepMind. However, Lee is ready to take on the machine once again. Speaking to Yonhap News, he said: “I will have to consider it carefully, but if AlphaGo wants a rematch, I’d like to face it again, on the condition it will take place in the near future.” He also hinted that he may have discovered the program’s secrets, saying: “I figured out AlphaGo to some degree during our last meeting.” AlphaGo had previously beat human players, but the recent…


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