Lee Sedol finally won against the Google Artificial intelligence, showing that it can be beaten, but it is too late now.
Lee Sedol won the fourth game in the five game DeepMind Go tournament against Google's AlphaGo. Sedol had to already kiss good-bye the $1 million prize money yesterday as AlphaGo won the tournament. His win today shows though that the machine can be beaten.
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Playing as white, Lee won by resignation after 180 moves.American commentator Michael Redmond (9-dan) said: “Today’s game was another example of AlphaGo playing a very interesting, good game. However, move 78 by Lee Sedol was really brilliant — and enabled him to win.“
Lee Sedol finally had something to laugh about.
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The final game in the Google DeepMind Challenge Match will be played on Tuesday, March 15 at 1pm KST. The live webcast starts for US viewers tonight at 11pm ET, Monday, March 13 on the DeepMind Youtube channel.
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Google DeepMind has put out a $1 million prize money. As AlphaGo has won already the tournament it is clear that the money goes to charity. Find out how to learn to play go online.