About Younggil An

Younggil is an 8 dan professional Go player with the Korean Baduk Association. He qualified as a professional in 1997 and won an award for winning 18 consecutive professional matches the following year. After completing compulsory military service, Younggil left Korea in 2008, to teach and promote the game Go overseas. Younggil now lives in Sydney, Australia, and is one of the founders of Go Game Guru. On Friday evenings, Younggil is usually at the Sydney Go Club, where he gives weekly lessons and plays simultaneous games.

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Go Commentary: Gu Li vs Park Junghwan – 2013 Samsung Cup

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This is game 2 from the 2013 Samsung Cup group stage. The game was played between Gu Li and Park Junghwan on September 4, 2013, in Shanghai, China. Gu Li and Park Junghwan were both in group H, along with Yuki Satoshi and Liao Xingwen…

China wins 16th Nongshim Cup

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Lian Xiao defeated Kim Jiseok in the final round of the 16th Nongshim Cup on March 5, 2015. With this victory, Team China takes the Cup back home for another year. Captain Iyama Yuta, who was the last man standing for Team Japan, played against Mi Yuting in the first game of the final round…

Go Commentary: Park Junghwan vs Kim Jiseok – 19th LG Cup

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This is game 3 from the 19th LG Cup Final. The game was played between Park Junghwan 9p and Kim Jiseok 9p on February 12, 2015, in Gangneung, Gangwon-do, Korea…

Tuo Jiaxi won the 2015 CCTV Chinese New Year Cup

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Tuo Jiaxi 9p defeated Kim Jiseok 9p to win the 2015 CCTV Chinese New Year Cup. The 2015 CCTV Chinese New Year Cup was held on February 20 to 22 in Beijing, China…

Go Commentary: Kono Rin vs Lee Sedol – 26th Asian TV Cup

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This game is from the 26th Asian TV Cup final, between Kono Rin 9p and Lee Sedol 9p. It was played on August 19, 2014, in Beijing, China…

Park Junghwan wins 19th LG Cup – Breaking international title drought

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Park Junghwan defeated Kim Jiseok to win the 19th LG Cup. The final of the 19th LG Cup was held on February 9, 10 and 12, 2015, in Gangneung, Gangwon-do , Korea…

Go Commentary: Iyama Yuta vs Park Junghwan – 16th Nongshim Cup

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This is game 10 of 16th Nongshim Cup. This game was played between Iyama Yuta 9p and Park Junghwan 9p on December 3, 2014 in Busan, Korea…

Go Commentary: Fujisawa Rina vs Mukai Chiaki – 33rd Women’s Honinbo

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This is game 3 from the 33rd Japanese Women’s Honinbo final. The game was played between Mukai Chiaki 5p and Fujisawa Rina 2p on November 7, 2014, in Tokyo, Japan…

Go Commentary: Kim Jiseok vs Tang Weixing – 2014 Samsung Cup

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This is game 2 from the 2014 Samsung Cup final. The game was played between Kim Jiseok and Tang Weixing on December 10, 2014, in Xian, China…

Ke Jie wins his first world title at the 2nd Bailing Cup

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Ke Jie defeated Qiu Jun to win the 2nd Bailing Cup final, and become a new world champion, on January 14, 2014. The first two games of the final were held on November 27 and 29 in Hefei, Anhui, China. Ke Jie won game 1, but Qiu won game 2 by half a point to tie the score at 1-1…