World champion Go player retires: AI ‘cannot be defeated’

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One of South Korea‘s most celebrated professional Go players, master Lee Se-dol, has retired, citing the futility of raging against the machines as a motivating factor. Speaking to reporters from the Yonhap News Agency in Seoul earlier this week, Se-dol said: With the debut of AI in Go games, I’ve realized that I’m not at the top even if I become the number one through frantic efforts. Even if I become the number one, there is an entity that cannot be defeated. Se-dol’s 24-year career includes wins over dozens of the world’s top players, including a stint as world champion.…

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