Here are the weekly Go problems. Easy Go problem: When your stones are short on liberties you need to choose your moves very carefully. Intermediate Go problem: If black saves the stone that’s in atari, white can capture with a ladder. However, black has a brilliant tesuji to play first. Hard Go problem: Even if a simple variation is played, it doesn’t mean both players aren’t reading.
On May 29, 2012, two Go superstars played an exhibition match at the 2012 World Expo. China’s ‘Steel Goalkeeper’, Nie Weiping, faced Korea’s ‘Stone Buddha’, Lee Changho. The 2012 World Expo is being held in Yeosu, Korea. The event opened in May 2012 and will run to August 2012. This year’s overarching theme is ‘The Living Ocean and Coast’.
The first two rounds of the 7th Ing Cup concluded on May 25, 2012 with some surprising results. The most notable was Chinese 15 year old, Fan Tingyu, who defeated Lee Sedol by resignation. For Cho Chikun’s fans, the crazy hair will continue to show up in photos, after Cho defeated Liu Xing by resignation.
Here are the weekly Go problems. Easy Go problem: You want to make two eyes, but bigger isn’t always better in Go. Intermediate Go problem: The tesuji here isn’t as decisive as in many other problems, but it’s a situation that could easily arise in your games. Hard Go problem: This is from an amateur game. Sometimes in Go there are fleeting opportunities that go unnoticed…
This is the second game of the 4th BC Card Cup final between Baek Hongseok (9p) and Dang Yifei (4p). Baek Hongseok is currently ranked number 8 in Korea. This is his first time in the final of an international tournament. As this game begins, Dang’s on a 17 game winning streak in international matches, and it’s really amazing…
Here are the weekly Go problems. Easy Go problem: Find the right shape to make a second eye. Intermediate Go problem: White just played A. First figure out what white’s plan is, then plan your counter attack. Hard Go problem: Knowing that sometimes offense is the best defense – worth four stones. Knowing the best time to ease off – priceless.
This is a game between Park Younghun and Dang Yifei from the quarter finals of the 4th BC Card Cup. Park Younghun’s ranked number 3 in Korea. On the other hand, Dang Yifei is a new face. He was ranked number 54 in China before this tournament, but he beat Lee Sedol and Tan Xiao before this game. Lee and Tan are number one in Korea and China respectively.