AI vs Pro Gamers? Who wins? Back in 2016, AlphaGo made headlines in South Korea when it beat the best GO player in the world, Lee Sedol in 4 games. From that point, it was becoming very clear that the advancement in AI technology was further along than many experts predicted. So obviously in Korea, there came talk of whether an AI computer can beat a top Starcraft 2 pro gamer. Korea has by far the top Starcraft 2 pro gamers in the world. Many of them feel the idea of an AI beating a top Starcraft 2 pro is decades away. However, DeepMind the creator of AlphaGo has come out with AlphaStar which now beats 99.8% of all human players on StarCraft 2. In addition, back in 2018, OpenAI's Dota 2 AI easily beat an Esports team in back to back victories.