The ultimate Lee Sedol vs. AlphaGo match is about to start out

The final Lee Sedol vs. AlphaGo match is about to start

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By nabbing three straight wins to kick off a 5 match collection, the Google DeepMind AI program AlphaGo established itself as a greater than worthy adversary for legendary Go participant Lee Sedol. Sedol rebounded, profitable the fourth match Sunday after he pushed AlphaGo to make a mistake on transfer quantity seventy nine. Even after the loss, AlphaGo has acquired an honorary “ninth-dan” score (the identical score that Lee has earned as one of many recreation’s prime gamers) by South Korea’s prime Go federation, the Korea Baduk Affiliation. Now, the 2 will sq. off for a fifth and remaining match on the 4 Seasons lodge in Seoul. The match is scheduled to start at midnight ET (you’ll be able to watch the stream right here or embedded under), and it is going to be fascinating to see who maintains an edge after 4 video games.