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…

Myongji University Baduk (Go) Studies course welcomes foreign students

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The Department of Baduk (Go) Studies at Myongji University in Korea was founded in 1997, as the pioneering academic center offering Baduk studies as a major. The KGSP scholarship deadline for the graduate program is March 27th, 2015, while undergraduate applicants have until September 2015 to apply…

European Go Centre announces 2015 World Wide Iwamoto Awards

The European Go Centre announces the 2015 World Wide Iwamoto Awards.

The European Go Centre is happy to announce the World Wide Iwamoto Awards. Thanks to the internet and social media, the world has become smaller, so we think it’s time to invite people worldwide to submit Go promotion projects…

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…

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…

RIP Chris Greene – Founder of Hinoki Press

Hinoki Press founder Chris Greene passed away last Friday. Greene, who had cancer, died at home in Libertyville, Illinois. He is survived by his wife, Vicky, and his daughters, Melissa and Elizabeth…

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…

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…

Murakawa Daisuke takes Oza title in surpise victory over Iyama Yuta

The Oza is Murakawa Daisuke 8 dan's first major title.

The final game of the 62nd Oza title match was played on December 16, 2014, in Japan. Murakawa Daisuke defeated Iyama Yuta with a 3-2 score, to become the new Oza title holder. The Oza is Murakawa’s first major title…

Kim Jiseok takes his first international title – 2014 Samsung Cup

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The final of the 2014 Samsung Cup was held on December 9 and 10, in Xi’an, China. China’s Tang Weixing was hoping to defend his title, while Korea’s Kim Jiseok was aiming for his first international title…