Google's Deepmind AI beats Go world champion for a second time

Google's Deepmind AI beats Go world champion for a second time

Google’s Deepmind AI has achieved it once more: it is crushed Go world champion Lee Sedol within the second of a 5-match problem. After forcing 9-dan skilled Lee Sedol to resign in yesterday’s check, each rivals have been pressured into extra time in immediately’s 4-hour match, earlier than the South Korean admitted defeat. AlphaGo now solely wants yet one more win to develop into champion and declare the $1 million prize.

Google’s synthetic intelligence shocked many when it beat a Go world champion for the primary time. AlphaGo had already dispatched the European champion in an earlier check, however as an 18-time world champion and Go grandmaster, Lee poses a a lot harder problem. The Korean believed he would win the collection 5-zero, or four-1 at worst, however there’s presently no stopping AlphaGo.

Google is livestreaming the encounters, and for the second match, as many as ninety,000 individuals have been tuned into the YouTube livestream to see the end result. Korean and Chinese language media have additionally devoted numerous TV channels to the occasion. Lee now must win the final three encounters if he’s to face any probability of claiming the pot (AlphaGo will donate the prize to charity if it wins) — man and machine will now have a relaxation day earlier than assembly once more on Saturday.

#AlphaGo wins match 2, to take a 2-zero lead!! Arduous for us to consider. AlphaGo performed some lovely artistic strikes on this recreation. Mega-tense…

— Demis Hassabis (@demishassabis) March 10, 2016

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