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Go Commentary: Mi Yuting vs Gu Li – 1st MLily Cup

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This is game 2 from the 1st MLily Cup final. The game was played between Gu Li 9p and Mi Yuting 4p on December 2, 2013, in Jiangsu, China. Gu Li won game 1 of the final…

Go Commentary: Takemiya Masaki vs Cho Chikun – 5th Igo Masters Cup

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This game is from the final of the 5th Igo Masters Cup. It was played between Takemiya Masaki 9p and Cho Chikun on July 11, 2015, in Tokyo, Japan. Cho’s style of play is very dynamic and passionate. He used to play extremely territorial games when he was in his 30s. On the other hand, Takemiya is very famous for his cosmic style of play…

Weekly Go problems: Week 135

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Here are the weekly Go problems. Easy Go problem: Sometimes groups have fewer liberties than they seem to. Intermediate Go problem: Do you get the sense that White’s shape is quite short of liberties? Hard Go problem: There are many cases where exchanging a hane on the second line just reduces your liberties…

An Jungki turns pro at the 2nd MLily Cup

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The main tournament of the 2nd MLily Cup began in Beijing this week. An Jungki defeated Hu Yuqing and achieved the 100 points necessary to qualify as a pro in Korea!

An Younggil’s Pro Go Videos: Liu Xing vs Lee Donghoon – 2nd MLily Cup

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Today I’m going to show you a game played between Liu Xing 7p and Lee Donghoon 5p in the final round of the 2nd MLily Cup preliminaries. Liu Xing is well known for his unique and creative style of play. Lee Donghoon is a rising star in Korea…

Weekly Go problems: Week 134

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Here are the weekly Go problems. Easy Go problem: Liberties are important in life and death problems too. Intermediate Go problem: Once work out why normal moves aren’t good enough, the solution may present itself. Hard Go problem: Being quick to spot vital points can sometimes cause a kind of blindness…

Go Commentary: An Jungki vs Chen Yaoye – 20th LG Cup

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This game is from the round of 32 of the 20th LG Cup. The game was played between An Jungki 5d amateur and Chen Yaoye 9p on June 8, 2015, in Kangwon, Korea…

An Younggil’s Pro Go Videos: Wu Guangya vs Huang Yunsong – Chinese A League Round 8

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Younggil is going to show you a game played between Wu Guangya and Huang Yunsong a very unusual and interesting situation was happened at the end…

Iyama Yuta wins 70th Honinbo, holds title for 4th consecutive year

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Iyama Yuta 9p defended his Honinbo title, defeating Yamashita Keigo 9p with a 4-1 score in the 70th Honinbo title match. Game 5 of the final was played on June 29 and 30 in Osaka, Japan, and Iyama Yuta won by resignation after 200 moves…

An Younggil’s Pro Go Videos: 2nd Globis Cup Final – Shin Jinseo vs Huang Yunsong

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Younggil is going to show you a game played between Shin Jinseo 3p and Huang Yunsong 4p from the 2nd GLOBIS Cup World Go U-20, quarter finals…