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Humans and Google AI to battle it out again over Go

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Google’s AlphaGo AI last year took down South Korean Go master Lee Sedol. Next month, it’ll take on Chinese champion Ke Jie.
The battle between human and AI bots isn’t over yet. Last March, Google’s AlphaGo AI beat South Korean world champion Lee Sedol in a match of ancient board game Go, and now it’s time for a sequel.
AlphaGo will take on China’s best, Go champion Ke Jie, at a five day AI summit in the Chinese city of Wuhan next month, the company announced on Monday.
Go is a 3,000 year-old board game that combines strategy and tactics with intuition and cunning. AlphaGo had previously beaten Ke Jie in the game twice online, and its battle with Sedol was a surprising and suspenseful and entertaining.

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