4th TransAtlantic Youth Go Match

This is the 4th 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 June 3, 2012. 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
2012-06-03
15:00 GMT, 11 AM Eastern, 8 AM Pacific
Picture of Hugh Zhang
FlagHugh Zhang (15)
1st place, 2008 Redmond Cup Junior division
2nd place, 2008 US Youth Goe Championship
National team member, 2008 WMSG
1-0
W+R
Picture of Alexander Vashurov
FlagAlexander Vashurov (16)
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+10
Picture of Stepan Popov
FlagStepan Popov (12)
2nd place, 2012 U16 European Youth Goe Championship
2nd place, 2011 U12 European Youth Goe Championship
Picture of Peter Zhang
FlagPeter Zhang (17)
2nd place, Canada West Open
1-0
B+R
Picture of Alexandru Pitrop
FlagAlexandru Pitrop (13)
3rd place, 2012 European Youth Go Championship
Picture of Aaron Ye
FlagAaron Ye (9)
1st place, 2010-2012 US Youth Goe Championship, Jr Low Dan division
1st place, 2011 Redmond Cup, Junior Division.
2011 and 2012 WYGC US junior representative
1-0
B+R
Picture of Silvestru State
FlagSilvestru State (11)
National Team Member
2nd place, 2010 and 2012 U12 European Youth Goe Championshi
Picture of Andrew Zhou
FlagAndrew Zhou (11)

1-0
W+23
Picture of Valerii Krushelnytskyi
FlagValerii Krushelnytskyi (10)
1st place, 2012 U12 European Youth Goe Championship
Second Series
2012-06-03
18:00 GMT, 2 PM Eastern, 11 AM Pacific
Picture of Calvin Sun
FlagCalvin Sun (15)
1st place, 2012 Cotsen Open
4th place, 2010 World Youth Goe Championship
2008-2010, 2012 US representative, World Youth Goe Championship
National team member, 2008 WMSG
0-1
W+R
Picture of Pavol Lisy
FlagPavol Lisy (17)
Nationally ranked 1st
Slovak Champion 2012
1st place, 2011 U20 European Youth Goe Championship
Picture of Bill Lin
FlagBill Lin (15)
6th place, 2011 US Open, Open Division
3rd place, 2009 Canadian Open, Open Division
1-0
W+16
Picture of Lukas Podpera
FlagLukas Podpera (17)
Nationally ranked 3rd
11th place, World Amateur Goe Championship
1st place, 2012 U20 European Youth Goe Championship
2nd place, 2011 Czech Championship
6th place, 2010 World Youth Goe Championship
4th place, 2010 U16 European Youth Goe Championship
4 time Czech Youth Champion
Picture of Jianing Gan


FlagJianing Gan (15)
2nd place (tied), 2009 CGA Winter Cup, Open Division
2nd place, 2010 SPOT1

1-0
B+4
Picture of Mateusz Surma
FlagMateusz Surma (16)
7-time Polish Youth Champion
2nd place, 2008 Polish Championship
6th place, 2006 Austrian Open
Picture of Vincent Zhuang
FlagVincent Zhuang (15)
1st place, 2008 Redmond Cup Junior division
2nd place, 2008 US Youth Goe Championship
National team member, 2008 WMSG
0-1
B+R
Picture of Mihai Serban
FlagMihai Serban (17)
National team member, 2008 WMSG
1st place, 2010 U18 European Youth Goe Championship
Picture of Andrew Huang
FlagAndrew Huang (15)
2nd place, 2008 Redmond Cup Junior Divison
2009, 2010 Canadian representative, World Youth Goe Championship
1-0
B+28
Picture of Yurii Mykhaliuk
FlagYurii Mykhaliuk (15)
3rd place, 2010 U16 European Youth Goe Championship
2nd place, 2009 U16 Ukranian Youth Goe Championship
American flagCanadian flag
Final Result
8-2

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.