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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Team Korea wins 5th Huang Longshi Cup

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Choi Jung defeated Yu Zhiying in game 12 of the 5th Huang Longshi Cup on April 10, 2015. With this victory, Team Korea takes the title back home. O Junga , who was Team Korea’s first player, got off to a really good start in this women’s team tournament…

Go Commentary: Iyama Yuta vs Yamashita Keigo – 39th Kisei Final

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This is game 7 of the 39th Kisei title match. The game was played between Iyama Yuta and Yamashita Keigo on March 19 and 20, 2015, in Niigata, Japan. Iyama got off to a good start in this match. He won the first three games, so the score was 3-0…

Mok Jinseok wins 1st title in 15 years – 20th GS Caltex Cup

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Mok Jinseok won the 20th Caltex Cup on April 2, 2015, defeating Choi Cheolhan with a 3-1 score. The final was played from March 30 to April 2 in Seoul, Korea. This was Mok Jinseok’s 2nd career title. He also won the 19th KBS Cup in the year 2000, defeating Lee Changho…

Go Commentary: Yu Zhiying vs Li Qincheng – 21st Xinren Wang

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This is game 3 from the 21st Xinren Wang (Rookies’ tournament) final. The game was played between Yu Zhiying 5p and Li Qincheng 1p on March 4, 2014 in Shanghai, China…

Go Commentary: Kim Jiseok vs Lian Xiao – 16th Nongshim Cup

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This is game 13 from the 16th Nongshim Cup. The game was played between Kim Jiseok and Lian Xiao on March 5, 2015 in Shanghai, China…

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…