Go at the 4th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games

The 4th Asian Indoor & Martial Arts Games kicked off on June 29, 2013 in Incheon, Korea. The Asian Indoor & Martial Arts Games is an amalgamation of two multi-disciplinary events – the Asian Indoor Games and the Asian Martial Arts Games. It attracts over 2,000 athletes…

Joanne Missingham protests against discrimination

Joanne Missingham (5p), who plays professionally under her Chinese name, Hei Jiajia, was recently spotted carrying an unusual paper fan at her games. Upon closer inspection, the fan is inscribed with ‘protest against gender discrimination’ in Chinese calligraphy. The incident that sparked this protest was the recent 2nd Qiandeng Cup, a friendly tournament between Chinese and Taiwanese professionals…

Does playing football make you better at Go?

Between rounds one and two of the Weijia League Tournament (a Chinese domestic team event), professional Go players had the chance to play in a 5-per-team friendly football match against a top local amateur football team, Chongqing Bank. Find out how the pros faired.