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Lee Sedol vs Gu Li Jubango resumes this weekend – Game 6

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The World Cup is over and the MLily Gu vs Lee Jubango resumes this weekend! If you’re following the 10 game match between Gu Li 9p and Lee Sedol 9p, don’t miss game 6. Lee Sedol currently leads the match 3-2 after breaking his losing streak against Gu Li in game 5…

China and Korea evenly pegged after 19th LG Cup round of 16

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After one brief day to lounge by the pool, it was back to business on June 11, 2014 for the winners of 19th LG Cup’s round of 32. Three of the pairs have only played each other once before and two of the games repeated the previous result…

19th LG Cup gets serious – Round of 32

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The main draw of the 19th LG Cup kicked off on June 9, 2014 at the Lakai Sandpine Resort in Korea. This year, Li Weiqing broke through to the preliminaries, to rub shoulders with the big guns in the main draw. Like us, this next fact will probably make most readers feel their age…

Lee Sedol strikes twice! Quadruple ko in the Chinese A League

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Lee Sedol was involved in another quadruple ko on June 5, 2014. This time in a game with Jiang Weijie, in the Chinese A League. The referee declared the game a draw at move 276 and an immediate rematch took place…

Lee Sedol on top of the world: Gu Li vs Lee Sedol jubango – Game 5

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Lee Sedol literally soared to new heights to defeat Gu Li in game 5 of their jubango today. The 5th game of their 10 game match took place on May 25, 2014, in Shangri-La, Yunnan, China. Lee Sedol won by resignation, reclaiming his lead in the match with an overall score of 3-2 in Lee’s favor…

Lee Sedol vs Gu Li Jubango – Game 5 is this weekend!

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A quick reminder for everyone who’s following the MLily Gu vs Lee Jubango – a 10 game match between Gu Li 9p and Lee Sedol 9p. Game 5 of the match will take place this weekend. The Jubango is currently tied at 2-2 and whoever wins this weekend will take the lead…

Why Ichiriki Ryo is a new sensation – 1st GLOBIS Cup

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Japan’s Ichiriki Ryo won the 1st GLOBIS Cup, defeating Kyo Kagen on May 11, 2014. In a hopeful sign for Japan’s Go fans, Ichiriki Ryo and Kyo Kagen defeated Lian Xiao and Xia Chenkun, achieving an overall 2-0 score for Japan vs China in this tournament…

Neck and neck: Gu Li vs Lee Sedol jubango – Game 4

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Gu Li 9p won game 4 of the MLily Gu vs Lee Jubango, drawing even with Lee Sedol 9p at two all for the match so far. Game 4 was held on Jeungdo (Jeung Island) in Shinan County, near Lee Sedol’s hometown, and was the first and only game scheduled in Korea…

Lee Sedol vs Gu Li Jubango – Game 4 – Match times and details

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Just in case you’ve forgotten, a quick reminder that game 4 of the MLily Gu vs Lee Jubango takes place tomorrow. Lee Sedol currently leads the 10 game match 2-1, but Gu Li is on a three game winning streak against Lee…

Gu Li strikes back: Gu Li vs Lee Sedol jubango – Game 3

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Gu Li 9p chalked up his first win in the MLily Gu vs Lee jubango, forcing Lee Sedol 9p to resign in game 3, on March 30, 2014. Lee and Gu faced one another in Chengdu – the capital city of Sichuan, China – having traveled straight there after their game at the 10th Chunlan Cup two days earlier…