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Google’s AlphaGo to take on world baduk champion in Seoul

Google’s baduk-playing software AlphaGo will battle the world’s Go champion Lee Se-dol next month in Seoul. The five-match game, which will have a $1 million prize, will start on March 9 and the matches will be broadcast live on YouTube. Artificial intelligence AlphaGo successfully beat the three-time European baduk, or Go, champion Fan Hui 5-0 in a series of games in October. Lee, 32, is currently the highest-ranked Go player in the world. He turned pro in 1996 at the age of 13 [...]

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