Go Champ Donates Smartphones to Disabled Kids

      May 27, 2016 10:28

      Baduk or go champion Lee Se-dol has donated to charity all the money he received from LG Electronics under a sponsorship deal for a series of matches against Google DeepMind's proto-artificial intelligence program AlphaGo in March.

      Lee made the donation at a rehabilitation center for the disabled in Seoul on Thursday.

      Baduk champ Lee Se-dol poses with youngsters at a rehabilitation center for the disabled in Seoul on Thursday.

      He used the money to buy 50 each of LG's latest G5 smartphones and CAM Plus, a camera grip that adds physical controls to the G5's camera, and donated them to the center.

      "I hope they will help the youngsters there pursue their dreams," Lee said.

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