GS Caltex Cup

The GS Caltex Cup is one of the most generously sponsored Korean domestic Go tournaments, with a prize of 70 million Won for the winner.
 
Until 2004, when LG restructured into LG and GS, the tournament was known as the Korean LG Cup.
 
In this tournament, professionals play in a knockout format with the final decided by a five game match. The tournament structure has changed several times over the years.
 
Up until the 15th year, the tournament was played with a challenger facing the defending title holder. The challenger has been decided by both round robin and single knockout formats.
 
GS Caltex is a South Korean oil and energy company.

An Younggil’s Pro Go Videos: 20th GS Caltex Cup Final Game 4 – Choi Cheolhan vs Mok Jinseok

Younggil is going to show you a game played between Choi Cheolhan and Mok Jinseok from the 20th GS Caltex Cup Final – Game 4…

Mok Jinseok wins 1st title in 15 years – 20th GS Caltex Cup

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…

Go Commentary: Kim Jiseok vs Lee Sedol – 18th GS Caltex Cup Final – Game 3

This is the third game of the 18th GS Caltex Cup final, between Kim Jiseok and Lee Sedol. It was played on April 22, 2013. Kim Jiseok won the first two games of the best of five final on April 16 and 17, so he only had to win this game to win the 18th GS Caltex Cup. Both Lee and Kim like fighting, but Kim is more of an infighter…

Kim Jiseok wins 18th GS Caltex Cup

On April 22, 2013, Kim Jiseok took the 18th GS Caltex Cup from the defending champion, Lee Sedol. In doing so, Kim also earned himself a promotion to 9 dan! After winning the first two games of the best of five final on April 16 and 17, it seemed likely that Kim would win the title…

Lee Sedol wins 17th GS Caltex Cup

Lee Sedol defeated Park Younghun in the 5th and deciding game of the 17th GS Caltex Cup finals, on May 6, 2012. Lee won the first game on April 25, but Park responded by winning games 2 and 3 on April 30 and May 1, making Lee’s fans nervous…