Go Commentary: Cho Hanseung vs Choi Cheolhan – 55th Kuksu

This is the 5th and deciding game from the 55th Kuksu title match in Korea. Cho Hanseung (9p) won the first and third games, and Choi Cheolhan (9p) won second and forth. Choi won the Kuksu title three times, in 2004, 2005 and 2010. His opponent in each of the finals was Lee Changho. On the other hand, this is Cho’s second time in the Kuksu Final. Let’s see the game…

Cho Hanseung wins 55th Kuksu in Korea

On November 16, 2011, the 55th Kuksu ended in Korea, with Cho Hanseung (9p) winning his first Kuksu title over defending champion Choi Cheolhan (9p). The Kuksu is a domestic title tournament in Korea. Choi, was the defending title holder and also a past title holder. However, Cho, who gained an early finish from military service based on his Go performance, was certainly a dark horse.