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Ida Atsushi becomes youngest Judan in history – 53rd Judan

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Ida Atsushi has won his first major title and become the youngest Judan in history, defeating Takao Shinji in the 53rd Judan with a 3-2 score. The fifth game of the best of five title match was played on April 22, 2015, at the Nihon Kiin, Tokyo, Japan…

An Younggil’s Pro Go Videos: How to maintain a small lead – Lian Xiao vs Kim Jiseok

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This game, from the 16th Nongshim Cup, was very exciting. There was heavy fighting in the top left corner, but the game soon became well balanced. The middle game was calm and quiet, but there was an big, unexpected ko at the end of the game and it’s exciting to watch…

An Younggil’s Pro Go Videos: The new world – Mateusz Surma vs Ilya Shikshin

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Europe’s own new pros clash in the final of the 1st European Go Grand Slam 2015. Can Ilya Shikshin exact revenge on Mateusz Surma who defeated him in the 2015 European Pro Qualifiers…

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…

An Younggil’s Pro Go Videos: Rules Rule – Chen Yaoye vs Iyama Yuta

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Can the outcome of the game depend on whether area scoring rule or territory scoring rule was used? Younggil is going to show you a game played between Chen Yaoye and Iyama Yuta, from the 4th China, Japan and Korea Meijin Challenge final…

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…

An Younggil’s Pro Go Videos: Last men standing – Kim Jiseok vs Iyama Yuta

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The last stage of the Nongshim Cup featured a last men standing showdown between Japan and Korea. The losing side will be out of the competition…

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…