American Go E-Journal

Member’s Edition: Michael Redmond 9P on Koyama vs. Redmond

Tuesday September 1, 2015

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Honinbo, A Section
White: Koyama Kuya 5P
Black: Michael Redmond 9P
Commentary: Michael Redmond 9P
Published in the September 01 2015 edition of the American Go E-Journal

This game started well for me, outplaying my oppenent throughout the fuseki and early middle game. Overconfident of my victory, I had a lapse in concentration, and in a flurry of overplays and simple mistakes I threw it away. I think this game demonstrates why people say to respect your opponent, in sports as well as mind games.