American Go E-Journal

Member’s Edition: Ryan Li 1P on 2nd Mlily Cup

Tuesday May 31, 2016


White: Lee Sedol 9p
Black: Ke Jie 9p
Commentary: Ryan Li 1p
Game Editor: Myron Souris
Published in the May 31, 2016 edition of the American Go Journal

In this amazing deciding game of the final of the 2nd Mlily Cup, the result depends on one player making a one point Chinese counting rule mistake at the very end of the game! Parts of the game are too complicated for all but the strongest amateurs, but Ryan’s extensive analysis gives a wealth of ideas that all players can learn from.

Ryan Li 1P is our newest AGA certified professional after sweeping the finals of the AGA Pro Qualification Tournament. Li is studying physics in his third year at the University of Toronto. He’s also an avid soccer player. The E-Journal is delighted to present his commentary. We know our readers will learn from his insights.