Iyama Yuta wins 40th Gosei, 3rd victory against Yamashita Keigo in 2015


Iyama Yuta 9p defended his Gosei title, defeating Yamashita Keigo 9p with a 3-1 score in the 40th Gosei title match.
Game 4 of the final was played on August 07, 2015, in Tokyo, Japan, and Iyama Yuta won by resignation after 122 moves…

Go Commentary: Kono Rin vs Iyama Yuta – 38th Gosei – Game 5


This is the final game from the 38th Gosei title match, between Iyama Yuta and Kono Rin. It was played at the Nihon Ki-in Kansai branch in Osaka, on August 23, 2013. Iyama Yuta is the #1 player in Japan, and he’s also Japan’s greatest hope on the international Go scene…

Go Commentary: Iyama Yuta vs Hane Naoki – 37th Gosei – Game 3


This is the third game of the 37th Gosei final in Japan, between Iyama Yuta and Hane Naoki. Iyama won the first two games, so if Hane Naoki loses this game, he’ll lose the Gosei title (the Gosei is a best of five title match). Hane’s style of play is gentle and calm. On the other hand, Iyama prefers a fighting game…