American Go E-Journal

Member’s Edition: Redmond on Redmond-Akiyama

Tuesday July 31, 2012


Judan Final Preliminary
W:  Akiyama Jiro 8P
B:  Michael Redmond 9P
Commentary:  Michael Redmond
Published in the August 14, 2012 edition of the American Go E-Journal

This game is in the final preliminary of the Judan tournament.  In the final prelim one must win two rounds to enter the main tournament, which has about 20 participants.  I have Black in this game against Akiyama Jiro 8p.  Akiyama’s best record so far is his three years in the Kisei league, from years 2009 to 2011.