Google Software Wins Series Against Go World Champion

The reigning world champion Go player apologized after losing a third-straight match — and a $1 million prize — against Google’s AlphaGo computer program Saturday in Seoul. “I don’t know what to say, but I think I have to express my apologies first,” a crestfallen Lee Sedol told reporters after his loss — the third in a five-game matchup. Despite losing the series, Lee is scheduled to play two more games — Sunday and Tuesday — against the new style of “intuitive” artificial intelligence (AI). “I am very sorry for the powerless display,” said Lee, 33, one of the ancient game’s greatest modern players. “I apologize for being unable to satisfy a lot of people’s expectations. I kind of felt powerless.” South Korean professional Go player Lee Sedol drinks a…


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