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AlphaGo Wins the Final Game, Takes the Series 4-1

... Editorial Team

Google’s artificial intelligence (AI) program DeepMind AlphaGo beat South Korean professional Lee Sedol in the ancient board game Go on Tuesday to take the series 4-1. alphaGo had lost the 4th match to Lee Sedol, however, it recoverd from Sunday’s loss to win its fourth match in a five-game series.

AlphaGo, developed by Google subsidiary DeepMind, had already clinched a series victory with its third win on Saturday in a result that shocked the world.The program made history last year by becoming the first machine to beat a human pro player, but 33-year-old Lee was seen a much more formidable opponent.