Iyama Yuta wins 70th Honinbo, holds title for 4th consecutive year

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Iyama Yuta 9p defended his Honinbo title, defeating Yamashita Keigo 9p with a 4-1 score in the 70th Honinbo title match. Game 5 of the final was played on June 29 and 30 in Osaka, Japan, and Iyama Yuta won by resignation after 200 moves…

Go Commentary: Iyama Yuta vs Takao Shinji – 40th Tengen Final

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This is game 4 from the 40th Tengen final. The game was played between Iyama Yuta 9p and Takao Shinji 9p on December 11, 2014 in Kobe, Japan…

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…

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…

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…

China wins 16th Nongshim Cup

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Lian Xiao defeated Kim Jiseok in the final round of the 16th Nongshim Cup on March 5, 2015. With this victory, Team China takes the Cup back home for another year. Captain Iyama Yuta, who was the last man standing for Team Japan, played against Mi Yuting in the first game of the final round…

Go Commentary: Iyama Yuta vs Park Junghwan – 16th Nongshim Cup

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This is game 10 of 16th Nongshim Cup. This game was played between Iyama Yuta 9p and Park Junghwan 9p on December 3, 2014 in Busan, Korea…

Murakawa Daisuke takes Oza title in surpise victory over Iyama Yuta

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The final game of the 62nd Oza title match was played on December 16, 2014, in Japan. Murakawa Daisuke defeated Iyama Yuta with a 3-2 score, to become the new Oza title holder. The Oza is Murakawa’s first major title…

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…

Go Commentary: Iyama Yuta vs Ida Atsushi – 69th Honinbo

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This is game 5 of the 69th Honinbo final, played between Iyama Yuta 9p and Ida Atsushi 8p on June 30 and July 1 2014. Iyama Yuta was already leading the match 3-1 at this stage, so this game was a kadoban (match deciding game) for Ida…