3rd TransAtlantic Youth Go Match

This is the 3rd edition of the TransAtlantic Youth Go Match. This event provides the opportunity for youth players on both sides to get top-level playing experience and make new go friends. The tournament is organized as a team match with ten players per side, with players being invited to by their national or continental go associations.

Games were played in the Transatlantic Youth Go Tournament room on the KGS go server on April 17, 2011. Games are played with ING rules, with time controls of 30 minutes main time + 10 moves/5 minutes Canadian-style overtime.

Teams

American flagCanadian flag       EU flag
First Series
2011-04-17
15:00 GMT, 11 AM Eastern, 8 AM Pacific
Picture of Bill Lin
FlagBill Lin (14)
0-1
B+R
Picture of Ali Jabarin
FlagAli Jabarin (17)
1st place, 2009 European Youth Championship
1st place, 2007, 2008 Israeli Championship
National team member, 2008 WMSG
Picture of Jianing Gan
FlagJianing Gan (14)
2nd place (tied), 2009 CGA Winter Cup, Open Division
1-0
B+6
Picture of Mihai Serban
FlagMihai Serban (15)
National team member, 2008 WMSG
1st place, 2010 U18 European Youth Goe Championship
Picture of Peter Zhang
FlagPeter Zhang (16)
0-1
B+R
Picture of Alexandr Vashurov
FlagAlexandr Vashurov (15)
1st place, 2008 Russian Under-12 Championship
4th place, 2008 Russian Youth Championship
3rd place, 2007 European Children Championship
Picture of Andrew Lu
FlagAndrew Lu (14)
US WYGC Representative, 2009
1-0
B+R
Picture of Roman Ruzhanskij
FlagRoman Ruzhanskij (16)
2nd place, 2010 U18 European Youth Goe Championship
1st place, 2009 U16 Ukranian Youth Goe Championship
Picture of Aaron Ye
FlagAaron Ye (8)
1st place, 2011 US Youth Goe Championship, Jr Low Dan division
1st place, 2010 US Youth Goe Championship, Jr Low Dan division
0-1
B+R
Picture of Vladyslav Verteletskyj
FlagVladyslav Verteletskyj (11)
1st place, 2011 U12 European Youth Goe Championship
Nationally ranked 3rd
Picture of Oliver Wolf
Flag Oliver Wolf (11)
1st place, Redmond Cup 2010, Junior Division
1-0
B+32
Picture of Stepan Popov
FlagStepan Popov (11)
2nd place, 2011 U12 European Youth Goe Championship
Second Series
2011-04-17
18:00 GMT, 2 PM Eastern, 11 AM Pacific
Picture of Ryan Li
FlagRyan Li (16)
7th place, 5th Korean Prime Minister Cup
0-1
B+4
Picture of Thomas Debarre
FlagThomas Debarre (17)
2nd place, 2008 European Youth Goe Championship
3rd place, 2008 Korean Ambassador's Cup
6th place, 2008 World Youth Goe Championship
Picture of Gansheng Shi
FlagGansheng Shi (16)
2008, 2009 Redmond Cup champion
2008 North American Fujitsu finalist
2008 Canadian representative, World Youth Goe Championship
1-0
B+8
Picture of Pavol Lisy
FlagPavol Lisy (16)
Nationally ranked 3rd
Picture of Ricky Zhao
FlagRicky Zhao (16)
2nd place, 2009 Redmond Cup
0-1
B+R
Picture of Mateusz Surma
FlagMateusz Surma (15)
7-time Polish Youth Champion
2nd place, 2008 Polish Championship
6th place, 2006 Austrian Open
Picture of Hugh Zhang
FlagHugh Zhang (14)
1st place, 2008 Redmond Cup Junior division
2nd place, 2008 US Youth Goe Championship
National team member, 2008 WMSG
0-1
W+10
Picture of Vanessa Wong
FlagVanessa Wong (15)
2nd place, 2010 U16 European Youth Goe Championship
National team member, 2008 WMSG
Picture of Daniel Gourdeau
FlagDaniel Gourdeau (17)
National team member, 2008 WMSG
1-0
W+R
Picture of Lukas Podpera
FlagLukas Podpera (16)
6th place, 2010 WYGC
4th place, 2010 U16 European Youth Goe Championship
3 time Czech Youth Champion
EU flag
Final Result
5-6

The organizers would like to thank the European Go Federation, the American Go Association and the Canadian Go Association for their support in making this event possible.