Go grandmaster finally beats Google’s AI by confusing the powerful learning machine

To beat history’s smartest computer at the world’s toughest board game, the human victor had to play dumb. World champion Go player Lee Se-dol has revealed he tricked Google’s intimidatingly powerful AlphaGo computer with a series of unorthodox moves to finally clinch a win after three previous defeats. Changing his tactics for the fourth in a best-of-five match-up, Mr Lee proved humans are still capable of outsmarting artificial intelligence (AI), despite the Google learning computer being developed specifically the play the 2500-year-old Chinese board game. After Sunday’s game, Mr Lee said he was “speechless” and described his competitor’s moves as near perfect. The South Korea grandmaster said he found a fatal flaw in his challenger’s programming allowing him to finally best the machine. “This one win is so valuable and…


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