The Mystery of Go, the Ancient Game That Computers Still Can’t Win

Alan Levinovitz writing for Wired:

Good opens the article by suggesting that Go is inherently superior to all other strategy games, an opinion shared by pretty much every Go player I’ve met. “There is chess in the western world, but Go is incomparably more subtle and intellectual,” says South Korean Lee Sedol, perhaps the greatest living Go player and one of a handful who make over seven figures a year in prize money.

Incomparably more subtle and intellectual sounds just about right.