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Park Junghwan ends Chen Yaoye’s China Korea Tengen run

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!

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…

Lee Sedol nears victory and Gu Li faces kadoban: Gu Li vs Lee Sedol jubango – Game 7

Lee Sedol won game 7 of the MLily Gu vs Lee Jubango decisively on August 31, 2014, establishing a convincing 5-2 lead over Gu Li. The pair met this weekend in Lhasa – the capital of Tibet and home of the Potala Palace – to play the 7th game of their historic 10 game match…

Rui Naiwei surprises everyone at the 2014 Samsung Cup

On August 26-28, players from China, Korea, Japan, Taiwan and the USA gathered in Qingdao, China for the group stage of the 2014 Samsung Cup…

Lee Sedol vs Gu Li Jubango – Game 7 is tomorrow!

A quick reminder for followers of the MLily Gu vs Lee Jubango. Game 7 will take place tomorrow in Lhasa! The score currently stands at 4-2 in Lee’s favor so this will be a critical match for Gu…

Another couplet for Lee Sedol: Gu Li vs Lee Sedol jubango – Game 6

Lee Sedol extended his lead against Gu Li to 4:2, when he won game 6 of their 10 game match on July 27, 2014. Once again, Gu Li’s skill in the opening gained him an early lead and the game favored Black after 27 moves…

Lee Sedol vs Gu Li Jubango resumes this weekend – Game 6

The World Cup is over and the MLily Gu vs Lee Jubango resumes this weekend! If you’re following the 10 game match between Gu Li 9p and Lee Sedol 9p, don’t miss game 6. Lee Sedol currently leads the match 3-2 after breaking his losing streak against Gu Li in game 5…

China and Korea evenly pegged after 19th LG Cup round of 16

After one brief day to lounge by the pool, it was back to business on June 11, 2014 for the winners of 19th LG Cup’s round of 32. Three of the pairs have only played each other once before and two of the games repeated the previous result…

19th LG Cup gets serious – Round of 32

The main draw of the 19th LG Cup kicked off on June 9, 2014 at the Lakai Sandpine Resort in Korea. This year, Li Weiqing broke through to the preliminaries, to rub shoulders with the big guns in the main draw. Like us, this next fact will probably make most readers feel their age…

Lee Sedol strikes twice! Quadruple ko in the Chinese A League

Lee Sedol was involved in another quadruple ko on June 5, 2014. This time in a game with Jiang Weijie, in the Chinese A League. The referee declared the game a draw at move 276 and an immediate rematch took place…