"I feel honored to represent humans in taking on AI opponents again. AlphaGo has proved its undisputed prowess in the game, but I will never give up any chance to win," said Ke, who holds multiple world titles. "I will maintain a do-or-die state of mind to try to beat it."
In the pair format, Lian and Gu will face off, with each having an AlphaGo teammate. Also, five Chinese players will play together, alternating moves, to test AlphaGo's adaptability to their combined style in the team event.
A police officer in northern China has been posthumously recognized as a "model of the era" for the devotion he showed to helping people, often going above and beyond the call of duty.
It has the world's first island-circling high-speed railway, and a perfect network of roads and expressways, making travel across the island possible in three hours.
He helped many disadvantaged residents in his neighborhood find jobs and improve their lives, provided basic medical services - using his skills as a former military doctor - and once even helped a farmer round up dozens of sheep after they ran away in a heavy storm.
Researchers at the Harbin Academy of Social Sciences in Heilongjiang province say they uncovered fresh evidence of germ warfare atrocities committed by Japan's Unit 731 in documents they found in the United States.