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Jimmy Yang 5d Tops Triangle Go Group Friendship Tourney

Monday July 4, 2011

Jimmy Yang 5d (left front) won the June 26 Triangle Go Group’s Friendship/Ratings tournament in Durham/Chapel Hill, NC, topping a field of “18 friendly players,” reports organizer Bob Bacon. Yang was the only participant to go 4-0 for the day. New AGA member Yongman Kang took second place with a 3-1 record, losing only to Yang. Triangle Go Group veteran Peter Armenia won the B section with a 3-1 record. Second in this section was another youngster, Brian Wu, with a 3-1 performance, losing only to Armenia.  The C section was dominated by the older generation, with (not so old) Russell Herman taking first, at 3-1, and Steven Manning coming in second, at 2-2.  “Great games, great friends, great go!” says Bacon.

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