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3 International Go Tournaments in January 2011

There are 3 major international tournaments between Asian professional Go players in January 2011, and these tournaments are 9th Jeongganjang Cup, 12th Nongshim Cup and the 3rd BC Card Cup. This article gives a round up of the players competing in each tournament.

1st Young Go Academy Students’ Cup

The First YGA (Young Go Academy) Students’ Cup was held at the Young Go(Baduk) Academy in Strathfield (Sydney) on 18 December 2010. This competition was for students and children, who learn how to play Baduk at the YGA. It was the first event for the students, and we are going to open this sort of events every three months.

33rd Australian National Go Championships

The 33rd Australian National Go Championships was held at the Young Go (Baduk) Academy in Strathfield (Sydney) on 27-28 November. This championship is the largest annual Go event in Australia. This year, 52 players participated in the tournament. There were two divisions and division A was for 3d-7d players with even as an open division, and division B was for 2d-15k with handicap.

New York Go Center to close

I just heard that the New York Go Center will soon close because the Nihon Ki-in (Japanese Go Association) will sell the building that their Go club is in. Now of course, down here in Australia we are lazy and can rarely be bothered to make the trip to New York (I have never been there), but the news came as something of a shock to me anyway.

Lee Sedol beats Lee Changho: 6th Price Information Cup

Lee Sedol beats Lee Changho in the 2010 Price Information Cup, final, game one of three. The game was played on 1 September 2010, at the Baduk TV Studio in Bundang. Sedol beat Changho by resignation in 280 moves.