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OK, fine, can FIVE human Go masters defeat AlphaGo?
The last several years have seen stunning advances by artificial Go contestants. Google's AlphaGo program has seen particular success. After sealing a stunning 4-1 victory over Go grandmaster Lee Sedol, an updated version of Alphago, playing in online forums using the account name 'Master', has swept through the Go field, defeating nearly all of the world’s top players in the course of 60 online matches without registering a single loss.
At the Future of Go summit, underway as of this question's writing, AlphaGo is facing off against go master Ke Jie (1-0 AlphaGo as of writing); a sister question asks whether any human can defeat AlphaGo in 2017.
One thing humans have in abundance is numbers, however, and another intriguing event at the Future of Go Summit is a planned 5-on-1 Human vs. AlphaGo team game in which "5 players combine tactics and take on AlphaGo together." (The players are Chen Yaoye, Zhou Ruiyang, Mi Yuting, Shi Yue, and Tang Weixing.)
Will the team of five humans defeat AlphaGo in this match?
The match takes place Friday 26 May (13:30 - 18:30, UTC+8).
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