With more board configurations than there are atoms in the universe, the ancient Chinese game of ‘Go’ has long been considered a grand challenge for artificial intelligence. In 2016, the worlds of Go and AI collided in South Korea for an extraordinary best-of-five-game comptetition, coined The Google DeepMind Challenge Match. Millions around the world watched as a lengendary Go master took on an unproven AI challenger for the first time in history. AlphaGo chronicles a journey from the halls of Oxford, through the backstreets of Bordeaux, past the coding terminals of DeepMind in London, and, ultimately, to the seven-day tournament in Seoul. What can AI reveal about a 3000-year-old game? What can it teach us about humanity?