Korea’s Go association deliberates a title of divinity on AlphaGo for the computer stellar performance in competition, Organizer Google’s artificial intelligence (AI) program AlphaGo has been awarded the highest Go grandmaster rank in competition. SK’s Go Association Tuesday said reserved for those whose ability at the ancient board game borders on divinity award.
South Korea’s Go Association gave the award to grandmaster Lee Se-Dol Award awarded before the final game of AlphaGo’s five-match series with the computer currently holding an unassailable 3-1 advantage grandmaster Lee Se-Dol has been awarded AlphaGo award winner grandmaster Lee Se-Dol is belongs to South Korea.
Lee is the 18 international titles winner, AlphaGo has given an honorary ninth dan professional ranking award which is equivalent to that held by Lee winner, he is widely considered one of the greatest Go players of the modern era of Google’s artificial intelligence (AI) program AlphaGo.
Most amazing and interesting thing is that, neither man nor machine has ever received an honorary professional dan certificate till date, spokeswoman told AFP is although many people have received honorary amateur certificates”, an association, The citation on the certificate serial numbered is 001, winner said d it was given in recognition of AlphaGo’ sincere efforts to master Go’s Taoist foundations and reach a level and it is close to the territory of divinity Award. Google AlphaGo won the first three games against Lee fairly effortlessly, but the 33 years old South Korean candidate again then fought back to take the fourth match where it is conducting.
AlphaGo Grand master said I want to remain a living legend and i want to be the first person people associate with Go, he want games should go remain pieces of art, he told another interviewer two years ago here Interesting thing is that at one point he boycotted competitions for curtain period, in protest at what he said were unfair rules a rare act of rebellion against the game’s conformist heads.