Go Commentary: Rui Naiwei vs Park Jieun – 9th Jeongganjang Cup

Here is a commentary of the exciting deciding match in the 9th Jeongganjang CupRui Naiwei (9d) beat three Korean female players in a row and faced Park Jieun (9d). They are both the captains of their respective national teams, so it was a real 9 dan showdown. The record between them so far is good for Rui; 13:8, but for their last 10 games the score is 5:5. They are both great female Go players. Especially Rui Naiwei, who has been dominating the female Go world for about 20 years.

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Rui Naiwei vs Park Jieun – 9th Jeongganjang Cup

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About Younggil An

Younggil is an 8 dan professional Go player with the Korean Baduk Association. He won the 'Prize of Victory of the Year' in 1998 for winning 18 consecutive pro games. After completing compulsory military service, Younggil left Korea to teach and promote the game Go overseas. Younggil now runs Younggil's Go School in Sydney, Australia and writes at Go Game Guru. You can find Younggil on Google+ and follow Go Game Guru on Facebook, Google+ or Twitter.


  1. Vincentv says:

    Great review, thx a lot :)

  2. Thanks for the review! Great game!

  3. This review is great … thank you!

  4. What a fascinating game. Thanks so much for the review :D

  5. I wonder if somebody still sees this after almost a year. Those ladies know how to fight. As always the comments and choices presented to us make it a thoroughly enjoyable experience. Thank you!

    Kind regards,

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