All 3 countries still in play for the final round of the 16th Nongshim Cup

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The 2nd round of the 16th Nongshim Cup was played from November 28 to December 3, 2014, in Busan, Korea. After the last round, Korea’s Kang Dongyun was looking confident. He’d defeated both Tuo Jiaxi and Ida Atsushi in round 1. Kang’s next opponent was China’s Wang Xi…

RIP Go Seigen

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Go Seigen passed away in hospital, in Japan, on Sunday November 30, 2014. He was 100 years old. Many people regard Go Seigen to be the greatest Go player ever. Rest in peace, Go Seigen.

Korean comeback at the 19th LG Cup

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The quarter and semifinals of the 19th LG Cup were played on November 17 and 19, 2014, in Gangwon, Korea. When we last reported on the LG Cup, Korea and China were evenly pegged – with four players each in the quarter finals…

Kim Jiseok to face defending champion Tang Weixing in the 2014 Samsung Cup final

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The 2014 Samsung Cup semifinals were played from November 5-7, 2014 in Daejeon, Korea. The pairing saw China’s top ranked Shi Yue pitted against Korea’s number 2, Kim Jiseok, and China’s number 9, Tang Weixing, take on Korea’s leading player, Park Junghwan…

Go Commentary: Kang Dongyun vs Ida Atsushi – 16th Nongshim Cup

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The 16th Nongshim Cup got started in Beijing, China, from October 21 to 24, 2014. The Nongshim Cup is a team event between China, Japan and Korea. We’re going to have a look at the fourth game, between Kang Dongyun and Ida Atsushi.

China and Korea go head to head in 2014 Samsung Cup quarter finals

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The 2014 Samsung Cup resumed this week, with the round of 16 and the quarter finals taking place in Daejeon, Korea. The Round of 16 was held on October 14, 2014. There were eight players from China, seven from Korea and one from Japan…

Lee Sedol wins historic jubango against Gu Li!

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The most anticipated Go event for decades concluded on September 28, 2014, when Lee Sedol defeated Gu Li in their historic 10 game match. Game 8 took place in Gu Li’s hometown and finished after 350 thrilling moves, with Lee Sedol winning by 2.5 points…

Park Junghwan ends Chen Yaoye’s China Korea Tengen run

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The 18th China Korea Tengen was held on Jeju Island, Korea, from September 23 to 26, 2014. The China Korea Tengen is a best of three match between the winners of Korea’s Chunwon and China’s Tianyuan tournament…

Lee Sedol vs Gu Li Jubango – Game 8 is tomorrow!

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A quick reminder for followers of the MLily Gu vs Lee Jubango. Game 8 will take place tomorrow in Gu’s hometown, Chongqing! The score currently stands at 5-2 in Lee’s favor which means this game is a kadoban for Gu and might be the last of the match…

Go boards kick cars off the street in Seoul!

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Hundreds of people gathered to play Go in Korea’s Gwanghwamun Square, on September 21, 2014. This event was part of Seoul’s Street Without Cars Festival and Learn Go Week. 100 pros played simultaneous games with attendees…