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EuroGoTV Update: Ukraine, United Kingdom, Russia

AGA news - Tue, 27/01/2015 - 15:19

Ukraine: Oleksandr Hiliazov 1d bested Anton Boreiko 4k at the Kharkiv Championship on January 25 while Leonid Shumakov 5k placed third. United Kingdom: The Maidenhead finished on January 24 with Charles Hibbert 2d in first, Alistair Wall 1d in second, and Jitka Bartova 1d (left) in third. Russia: Mikhail Dobricyn 3k took the Russian Championship Under 12 in Cheljabinsk on January 18. Behind him were Egor Arsentjev 2k in second and Savva Mezin 6k in third. 
– Annalia Linnan, based on reports from 
EuroGoTV, which include complete result tables and all the latest European go news; photo courtesy of EuroGoTV

Categories: World news

Go Classified: Players Wanted; Free Baduk TV Offer

AGA news - Tue, 27/01/2015 - 14:45

Phoenixville, PA: Players wanted for the Phoenixville Go Club.  We meet Sunday afternoons and Wednesday nights at Artisan’s Cafe in downtown Phoenixville.  Free mug of coffee for each first time visitor!  Contact Craig at scorelessdraw@gmail.com with questions.

Join the American Go Association and get two months of Baduk TV English for freeWant to try Baduk TV English for free? From now until the end of January, you can get two months of free access to Baduk TV English (valued at $40) when you join the American Go Association…click here to read more.

 

 

 

Categories: World news

Kyu Tourney Deadline Feb. 3

AGA news - Mon, 26/01/2015 - 23:15

The deadline for young kyu players who want to compete in the North American Kyu Championships is Feb. 3rd, with the tourney itself held Feb. 7th, on KGS.  Kids and teens (under the age of 18) who are members of the AGA, CGA, Gimnasio de Go, or MGA, may all enter in the event.  With thousands of dollars in scholarships available, to both the AGA Go Camp, and US Go Congress, kyu players of any rank should enter.  Prizes will be awarded roughly every five ranks, starting at 25 kyu, and working up to 1 kyu.  The registration form is here, more information is available here.

Categories: World news

This Week’s Go Calendar: Simsbury

AGA news - Mon, 26/01/2015 - 15:29

January 31: Simsbury, CT
3rd Simsbury Open Scholastic Go Championship
Michael Scudder michael.j.scudder@gmail.com 860-294-1983
Gert Hilhorst gert@hilhorst.onmicrosoft.com

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Categories: World news

Atlanta Celebrates MLK Day with Stone Mtn. Hike

AGA news - Sun, 25/01/2015 - 00:52

 

On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2015, the Atlanta Go Club and the Atlanta Chinese Go Association organized a hike up Stone Mountain, in memory of Dr. King, who referred to the mountain in his I Have a Dream speech — “Let freedom ring from Stone Mountain of Georgia.” Feijun (Frank) Luo 7d, led young kids to play go at both the shelter in the middle of the mountain, and the pavilion on the top of the mountain. “The kids greatly enjoyed mountain climbing, playing go during the trip, and the spectacular view on top of Stone Mountain,” said Luo. Brandon Zhou 4d, who won the Ing Foundation’s World Youth Goe Qualifier in the U.S. junior division in 2014, was among the participants. “Playing go on Stone Mountain is a good way to pay tribute to Dr. King,” said Luo, “go is a board game that best displays equality and freedom — it represents equality because every stone has an equal value by itself, and it expresses freedom because playing styles are unrestricted and free.” -Paul Barchilon, E-J Youth Editor. Photo by Frank Luo: Clockwise: Ryan Dong, Edwin Lin, Brian Zhou, Ryan Li, Brandon Zhou, Feijun (Frank) Luo, Daniel Luo, and Ethan Zhou. Kids not pictured above: Alex Lin, Vicki Gu, Eileen Chen, and Jerry Chen.

 

 

Categories: World news

Your Move/Readers Write: BGC Bullseye; More on Studying Pro Games

AGA news - Sat, 24/01/2015 - 17:56

BGC Bullseye: “Although I left Brooklyn behind several years ago, the description of the Brooklyn Go Club (Go in NYC: An Insider’s Guide 1/21 EJ) is disturbingly accurate,” writes Solomon Smilack. “Thank you for the laugh.”

More on Studying Pro Games:
“This is a widely debated and discussed topic (Your Move/Readers Write: How Do You Study Pro Games? 1/20 EJ),” writes Dennis Wheeler, “and one can find numerous discussion threads on this very topic in the Life in 19×19 discussion forum. There also may not be just one answer, as I believe the answers can be as varied and personal as the people who give them. And I too would love to hear opinions from EJournal readers who are professional players themselves.” Wheeler goes on to suggest that “Professional games show us how the game should be played, as opposed to the jumbled misguided (yet fun) mess we often play. Why not try to learn from the best? Or just simply enjoy the beauty of a well played game.”

 

 

Categories: World news

Galway .Warming Up. Tournament 04-2015

Euro Go TV - Fri, 23/01/2015 - 15:17
Author: Newsbot on 15:13 Thu 22 January 2015

Russian Championship Under 12 04-2015

Euro Go TV - Fri, 23/01/2015 - 15:17
Author: Newsbot on 00:21 Thu 22 January 2015

Russian Championship Under 16 04-2015

Euro Go TV - Fri, 23/01/2015 - 15:17
Author: Newsbot on 00:21 Thu 22 January 2015

Russian Championship Under 20 04-2015

Euro Go TV - Fri, 23/01/2015 - 15:17
Author: Newsbot on 00:21 Thu 22 January 2015

New Improved Search Function

Euro Go TV - Fri, 23/01/2015 - 15:17
Author: HW9x9 on 19:23 Wed 21 January 2015

This weekend: Live relay of the Dutch Championship

Euro Go TV - Fri, 23/01/2015 - 15:17
Author: HW9x9 on 19:12 Wed 21 January 2015

Jusandan 2015

Euro Go TV - Fri, 23/01/2015 - 15:17
Author: Newsbot on 15:14 Mon 19 January 2015

2nd Istanbul City Championship Finals 03-2015

Euro Go TV - Fri, 23/01/2015 - 15:17
Author: Newsbot on 15:16 Sun 18 January 2015

5th Decin Open Tournament 04-2015

Euro Go TV - Fri, 23/01/2015 - 15:17
Author: Newsbot on 15:14 Mon 19 January 2015

Winter Tournament 04-2015

Euro Go TV - Fri, 23/01/2015 - 15:17
Author: Newsbot on 15:13 Mon 19 January 2015

Torneo della Befana 2015

Euro Go TV - Fri, 23/01/2015 - 15:17
Author: Newsbot on 15:16 Sun 18 January 2015

Championship of Barnaul 03-2015

Euro Go TV - Fri, 23/01/2015 - 15:17
Author: Newsbot on 16:44 Sat 17 January 2015

1st Varna Go Open 2015

Euro Go TV - Fri, 23/01/2015 - 15:17
Author: Newsbot on 15:13 Fri 16 January 2015

Osaka Go Camp 2015

Euro Go TV - Fri, 23/01/2015 - 15:17
Author: sandmann on 14:16 Wed 14 January 2015
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