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Cambridge Barlow 19-2014

Euro Go TV - Thu, 08/05/2014 - 01:17
Author: Newsbot on 00:22 Thu 08 May 2014

Candidates 19-2014

Euro Go TV - Thu, 08/05/2014 - 01:17
Author: Newsbot on 00:22 Thu 08 May 2014

Romanian National Championship- Under 18 Final 19-2014

Euro Go TV - Thu, 08/05/2014 - 01:17
Author: Newsbot on 00:22 Thu 08 May 2014

What Can A Game Tell Us About China’s Politics?

AGA news - Wed, 07/05/2014 - 16:12

In this May 6 report, the BBC’s China Editor Carrie Gracie speaks with political analyst Deng Yuwen about “what an ancient Chinese game can tell us about China’s current political landscape,” where an epic power struggle is under way.
Thanks to David Saunders for sending this along.

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Canwa Vancouver 1, Chicago & Katy TX 1 Lead AGA City League After 4th Round

AGA news - Wed, 07/05/2014 - 15:44

After four rounds in the AGA City League, Canwa Vancouver 1 is leading the A League. Hot on their heels are Seattle 1 and Greater

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 Washington with one match behind. May’s final matches will decide which two teams will meet at the Pandanet City League Finals in New York City at the US Go Congress. Chicago is leading the B League with NY City their only contender. Can Raleigh take down Chicago in their match up in just a few weeks? The teams in the C League were closer matched before this round. Now Katy TX 1 has come way out ahead in their matches. Katy TX 2 and Memphis are in the 2-3 seed respectively. With three more rounds to go the lineup could change a lot before the end. See right for an exciting 4th-round game between Eric Lui (W, Greater Washington) vs Bill Lin (B, Canwa Vancouver 1) from the A League. See below for complete 4th-round results.
- Steve Colburn, TD

A League: Los Angeles Def Toronto (3-0), Seattle 1 def Boston (2-1), Canwa Vancouver 1 def Greater Washington (2-1)
B League: Washington DC 1 def NC Raleigh (2-1), Chicago def San Francisco 1 (2-1), New York City def Washington DC 2 (3-0)
C League: West Tennessee/Memphis def Katy TX 2 (2-1), Brentwood/Nashville def Seattle 2 (3-0), Katy TX 1 def Lincoln (2-1)
Still in progress: Central New York/Syracuse vs Canwa Vancouver 2 (0-2)

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Straus Washington Open Baduk Championships Photo Album Posted

AGA news - Wed, 07/05/2014 - 15:10

Photographer (and former AGA president) Phil Straus has just posted an album of 28 high-resolution photos from the April 27-28 Washington Open Baduk Championships, which includes portraits of many of the players and dignitaries in attendance. The photos may be freely used but must credit Straus.
photo: Baltimore Go Club organizer Keith Arnold (left) gets a lesson; photo by Phil Straus 

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Club Tournament 18-2014

Euro Go TV - Wed, 07/05/2014 - 12:17
Author: Newsbot on 00:21 Tue 29 April 2014

Deutsche Go-Einzelmeisterschaft / Vorrunde 18-2014

Euro Go TV - Wed, 07/05/2014 - 12:17
Author: Newsbot on 00:21 Tue 29 April 2014

Korean Ambassador Cup 18-2014

Euro Go TV - Wed, 07/05/2014 - 12:17
Author: Newsbot on 15:14 Mon 28 April 2014

French Championship, stage 2 : Southwest League 17-2014

Euro Go TV - Wed, 07/05/2014 - 12:17
Author: Newsbot on 15:22 Sat 26 April 2014

Championship of Izhevsk, Preliminary Stage 17-2014

Euro Go TV - Wed, 07/05/2014 - 12:17
Author: Newsbot on 00:21 Sat 26 April 2014

Martinicup 17-2014

Euro Go TV - Wed, 07/05/2014 - 12:17
Author: Newsbot on 00:21 Sat 26 April 2014

Championship of Petrozavodsk 17-2014

Euro Go TV - Wed, 07/05/2014 - 12:17
Author: Newsbot on 15:13 Fri 25 April 2014

Championship of Novouralsk 17-2014

Euro Go TV - Wed, 07/05/2014 - 12:17
Author: Newsbot on 00:21 Thu 24 April 2014

Championship of Novouralsk Under 16 17-2014

Euro Go TV - Wed, 07/05/2014 - 12:17
Author: Newsbot on 00:21 Thu 24 April 2014

Ireland triumph over Bulgaria

Irish Go Association - Tue, 06/05/2014 - 20:05

Tonight Ireland danced with delight, as they rendered Bulgaria’s finest players into feta cheese. Despite not losing on any boards, such was the strength of the team’s performance, that Ireland managed to win 4-0. Their team captain spoke strongly of their performance, saying “The team’s play was akin to the swift flowing water of a mighty river”.
You can review the games here.

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EuroGoTV Update: Lithuania, Turkey, UK

AGA news - Tue, 06/05/2014 - 14:00

Lithuania: Andrius Petrauskas 3d took the Vilniaus Taure on April 27 while Vladas Zaleskas 2d came in second and Ernestas Romeika 1d placed third. Turkey: The 3. Adana Go Tournament finished on April 20 with Cagdas Yeloglu 2d in first, Ertug Akkol 1d (left) in second, and Eren Kurter 2d in third. UK: Paul Taylor 2d bested Alistair Wall 2d at the Welwyn Garden City Go Tournament on April 26. Francis Roads 2d was third.
– Annalia Linnan, based on reports from EuroGoTV, which include complete result tables and all the latest European go news; photo courtesy of EuroGoTV

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Match Result

Online League Updates - Tue, 06/05/2014 - 13:00
Match now completed between Belfast and Edinburgh 1 in Division 1. The winner of the match was Belfast.

Upcoming European Tournament: Amsterdam International Go Tournament

AGA news - Tue, 06/05/2014 - 12:30

The Amsterdam Go Club and European Go Centre will host the 43rd Amsterdam International Go Tournament May 29-June 1 at the European Go Cultural Centre. In addition to the main tournament, there will also be two deciding rounds of the CEGO EGF Pro Qualification Tournament for the first EGF professional go player, the Batavia Blitz Tournament, the DNM Rapid Tournament, and the Kunwa Children’s Tournament. The Rapid Tournament is open to main tournament players for a reduced price or for players who would like to only play a one day tournament. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top five players and special small money prizes for players with four to six wins. Players must register before May 25 or will be required to pay a late registration fee. For more information or to register, please visit the official Amsterdam International Go Tournament page.
—Annalia Linnan; for complete listings, check out the European Tournament Calendar; photo courtesy of the Amsterdam International Go Tournament

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84 Compete in School Teams Tourney

AGA news - Tue, 06/05/2014 - 01:20

The School Team Tournament drew 84 kids and teens, reports organizer Calvin Sun 1P. Held on KGS, March 22 and 29, the event is organized by the American Go Honor Society (AGHS) every year. “28 teams of three competed in four divisions to claim the title of best youth team in North America,” said Sun, “ranks ranged from 25k to 6d.” Top honors in the Varsity division went to Diamond Bar High School, CA. “I want to thank AGHS and our tournament organizers for running such an amazing event,”  said team leader Yunxuan Li 6d. “It was very fun and exciting to compete with other go clubs throughout North America. Our club started this school year (see E-J 11-5-13) and I was pretty surprised that we won the tournament after such a short time period. We got lucky in a lot of our games.  This is a great event for our youth players and it is really wonderful to see new clubs playing in it and enjoying it every year.”

The Junior Varsity division was topped by reigning champions, Cary Christian School, from North Carolina, who have fielded multiple teams for the past several year, often winning one or more divisions. “The kids really enjoyed it,” said Team Advisor Jeff Kuang, “especially, the kids in CCS Team one (who took first place).  They learned not only go skills but also online playing experience and etiquette.” Another new team, David Douglas High School, from Portland, OR, took top honors in the Intermediate division. “It was a very pleasant surprise,” said club president Andrew Nguy 19k, “it was our first tournament, and none of us really expected to even place, much less win first.”  Rounding out the winners list in the Novice division was a team from CNY Chinese School in Manlius New York, which was coached by the 2013 AGF Teacher of the Year Richard Moseson. “This was my first online tournament,” said 8-year-old Liya Luk, who played first board. “I liked it because it lasted two Saturdays, so our team could prepare in between the Saturdays. I had lots of fun doing the tournament.” -Paul Barchilon, E-J Youth Editor.  Photo by Siddhartha Avila: Youth from Mexico City competed from the public library.  Avila’s students from multiple locations, fielded five teams.

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