American Go E-Journal

Member’s Edition: Guo Juan 5P on Redmond Cup 2015

Tuesday May 19, 2015

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White: 6 dan
Black: 3 dan
Commentary: Guo Juan 5P
Game Editor: Myron Souris
Published in the May 19, 2015 edition of the American Go E-Journal

In this 1st round game of the 2015 Redmond Cup, Guo Juan 5P mainly covers strategic issues, e.g., direction of play. Although the rating difference between the players is almost 3 AGA rating points, Guo Juan says, “I think the Black player played very well against a much stronger [rating-wise] player.” Although Black loses this game, Black valiantly presses White for an extended number of moves before the outcome becomes obvious.

Learn more about Guo Juan 5P — a popular go teacher based in Amsterdam — on her website.