American Go E-Journal

WON SUK SUH 5D WINS MOON CHA MEMORIAL

Saturday November 20, 2010

Won Suk Suh 5d topped a field of 19 at the 2010 Moon Cha Memorial Go/Weiqi/Baduk Tournament November 13 in Rockville, MD. The tournament is named after Moon Cha, a DC area go player who passed away in September 2003. A theoretical physicist with the Naval Surface Weapons Center in White Oak MD, Moon Cha had a major influence on the local, national, and international go communities, mentoring generations of area go players. Winner’s Report: First Section (Open): 1st: Won Suk Suh 5d; 2nd: James Park 5 d; 3rd: Juan Pablo Quizon 5d; 4th: Keith Arnold 4d; 5th: Zhenying Gu 5d. Second Section (Handicap): 1st: Todd Blatt 1k; 2nd: Joseph Contarino 2d; 3rd: Samuel Zimmerman 5k. The tournament is a fundraiser supporting the Rockville Sister City Corporation and promoting public awareness of go.
- Justin Teng (l) plays Juan Pablo Quizon; photo by John Goon

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