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U.S. YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIP FINALS SET

Tuesday June 1, 2010

The U. S. Youth Go Championships (USYGC) finals are set for June 5 and 6 on KGS.  Although Calvin Sun 7d, and Kevin Fang 1d, have already been chosen as the representatives to the  World Youth Championships, the USYGC will give kids of all ranks a chance to play for a national title.  Best double-digit kyu and single-digit kyu players will vie for the top slots, and dan level kids will also be competing in two separate brackets.  CLICK HERE for full standings, which will be updated after each round.
- Paul Barchilon, Youth Editor

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WON SUNGJIN ADVANCES TO THIRD ROUND IN CALTEX CUP

Tuesday June 1, 2010

Won Sungjin 9P defeated Kim Seongryong 9P by resignation on Sunday, in the second round of the CS Caltex Cup. The round will conclude on June 11th with a game between Lee Changho and Kim Junghyun. The winner of the 15th annual tournament will play for the title against last year’s Cup winner Cho Hanseung.
- JustPlayGo

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YAMASHITA KEIGO TIES UP HONINBO 1-1

Tuesday June 1, 2010

Yamashita Keigo 9P defeated Hane Naoki 9P by 1.5 points in the second round of the 65th Honinbo, tying their series at 1-1. Click below for game record. The third round will be June 8-9.
- JustPlayGo

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HONG SUNGJI ONE LOSS FROM ELIMINATION IN IN MYEONGIN LEAGUE

Tuesday June 1, 2010

Kim Miyoung 5p defeated Hong Sungji 8p by resignation on Thursday, in the 38th Myeongin’s B League. Now 0-2, Hong Sungji must win his next three games in order to advance to the finals , while Kim Kiyoung enter the third round in a more comfortable position with one win and one loss.
- JustPlayGo

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U.S. GO CONGRESS DEADLINE EXTENDED

Sunday May 30, 2010

The early registration deadline for this year’s U.S. Go Congress has been extended to June 15. The original deadline was May 31, but “Due to a programming error, we didn’t have rooms available for about a while,” says Congress Director Karen Jordan. “Sorry about that!” Click here to register and you can visit the Springs Go Club website for more info as well.  Late payment fees will be $50 after 6/15, $75 after 6/30 and $100 after 7/17.

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PRICE INFORMATION CUP FINISHES PRELIMS

Friday May 28, 2010

Lee Changho 9d defeated Yoo Changhyuk 9d by resignation on Wednesday. Theirs was the last League A preliminary game, and eight players now remain in the 6th Price Information Cup: Lee Changho, Park Yeonghun, Lee Sedol, Park Junghwan, Choi Cheolhan, Heo Yeongho, Won Sungjin, and Kang Dongyun.
- JustPlayGo

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PARK JUNGSANG WINS FIRST OLLEH KT CUP

Thursday May 27, 2010

Park Jungsang 9d defeated Hong Kipyo 4d by 11.5 points in the inaugural Olleh KT Cup, a Korean professional tournament sponsored by the Olleh KT telecommunications company. This tournament, with a total of nearly $600,000 (700 million won) in prize money.
-from JustPlayGo

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KIM SEONGJAE EVENS SCORE IN MYEONGIN A-LEAGUE

Thursday May 27, 2010

Kim Seongjae 3P defeated An Kukhyun 1P by 4.5 points, giving both players a 1-1 standing in League A play of the 38th Myeongin. An Kukhyun’s earlier victory came against Lee Changho 9d (click here for more information on this match). Sponsored by High1 Resort, the Myeongin is currently the richest tournament in Korea, with about $712,000 in prize money.
-from JustPlayGo

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LEE SEDOL ADVANCES TO PRICE INFORMATION CUP FINALS

Thursday May 27, 2010

Lee Sedol 9P advanced to the finals of the Price Information Cup after defeating Kim Jiseok 7P by resignation after just 114 moves in the final game of League B play. Jiseok, who has experienced a bumpy start this year, was last year’s Price Information Cup winner. Lee Changho and Yoo Changhyuk will play the final league game on May 26th.
-from JustPlayGo

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LEE CHANGHO LEADS TEAM NETMARBLE TO VICTORY

Wednesday May 26, 2010

Lee Changho 9P earned a win in the first stage of league play in the 2010 Korean Baduk League Cup when Jong Sungji resigned after 135 moves. Combined with wins from Kim Seongjae 3P and Song Taekon 9P, Changho’s win gave Team Netmarble a 3-2 victory over Team Kixx.
-from JustPlayGo

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