American Go E-Journal

Member’s Edition: Calvin Sun 1P on 2016 US Open Masters

Tuesday July 11, 2017


White: Andy Liu 1p
Black: Ryan Li 1p
Commentary: Calvin Sun 1P
Game Editor: Myron Souris
Published in the July 11, 2017 edition of the American Go Journal

In this game between AGA professionals, Calvin Sun 1p gives lots of fuseki variations to consider. The center fighting is the highlight of the game with lots of instructive tesuji. Calvin gives a glimpse into the extraordinary reading that pros do in such fights.

Calvin Sun 1P, an AGA certified professional, has been a mainstay of the youth go scene for over a decade. He first came to national attention when he was just 7 years old, and became a finalist in the 2005 Redmond Cup. He went on to win the Redmond Cup the following year, and was the reigning Junior Champion the year after as well. Already 6 dan by the age of ten, he dominated most of the events he played in, and represented the US at the World Youth Goe Championships an unprecedented seven times. Sun is a student of Mingjiu Jiang 7P, and lives in the Los Angeles area.