American Go E-Journal

2018 AMERICAN GO YEARBOOK: Member’s Edition Collection of Games, Commentaries & More

Tuesday January 1, 2019

Welcome to the American Go Yearbook 2018 Member’s Edition Collection! One of the benefits of your membership in the American Go Association is the Member’s Edition of the American Go E-Journal, the largest English language go publication in the world.

Once selected, game records or PDFs open up quickly and easily for your review or download. We appreciate your support of the AGA and hope that you will find this collection a valuable and useful resource; comments and suggestions are welcome at journal@usgo.org
– Chris Garlock, Managing Editor

These game records, commentaries and other material are distributed to you as a member of the American Go Association as a benefit of membership. You may download unlimited copies for your own use; please do not circulate them to non-members.

Production Team: Chris Garlock, Managing Editor; Myron Souris, Games Editor

All 2018 Member Edition SGF files are in this handy downloadable zip file: 2018 SGFs

As an additional convenience, Michael Redmond 9P’s recent non-member E-Journal commentaries on AlphaGo and a few other games are in these Redmond 2017 SGFs and Redmond 2018 SGFs zip files.

JANUARY
2018.01.02: Yilun Yang’s January Easy Life and Death Puzzle
2018.01.02: Yilun Yang’s 2018 New Year’s Puzzle
2018.01.02: Jie Li on 2001 Jujo Cup
2018.01.09: Yilun Yang’s January Hard Life and Death Puzzle
2018.01.09: Yilun Yang’s 2018 New Year’s Puzzle (answer)
2018.01.09: Guo Juan 5P on Computer Go
2018.01.16: Lessons with Kaz: Common Mistakes XX
2018.01.23: Yuan Zhou on Chinese City League
2018.01.30: Gansheng Shi 1P on MLily Finals

FEBRUARY
2018.02.01: Sarah Yu on the IMSA Elite Mind Games
2018.02.03: Redmond Reviews: Michael Redmond 9P vs Kuwabara Shun 1P
2018.02.06: Yilun Yang’s February Easy Life and Death Puzzle
2018.02.06: Yuan Zhou on Single Digit Kyus
2018.02.11: AlphaGo Zero-AlphaGo Master #5: Strange and wild stuff happening
2018.02.13: Yilun Yang’s February Hard Life and Death Puzzle
2018.02.13: Guo Juan 5p on Direction of Play
2018.02.19: AlphaGo vs. Alphago; Game 16: “Unusual and different”
2018.02.20: Lessons with Kaz: Common Mistakes XXI
2018.02.25: AlphaGo Zero vs. Master; Game 6: Don’t worry, play tenuki
2018.02.27: Hajin Lee on Ke Jie v Lee Sedol

MARCH
2018.03.05: AlphaGo Zero vs. Master; Game 7: The magic show
2018.03.06: Yilun Yang’s March Easy Life and Death Puzzle
2018.03.06: Guo Juan 5P on a Common Shape
2018.03.12: Redmond Reviews: Michael Redmond 9P vs Rin Kaiho 9P
2018.03.13: Yilun Yang’s March Hard Life and Death Puzzle
2018.03.13: Lessons with Kaz: Common Mistakes XXII
2018.03.18: AlphaGo vs. AlphaGo; Game 17: Fun with kos
2018.03.20: Hajin Lee on Jujo Ing Cup
2018.03.27: Calvin Sun 1P on US Open Masters
2018.03.29: AlphaGo Zero vs. AlphaGo Lee: Game 1

APRIL
2018.04.03: Yilun Yang’s April Easy Life and Death Puzzle
2018.04.03: Yuan Zhou on Single Digit Kyus
2018.04.10: Yilun Yang’s April Hard Life and Death Puzzle
2018.04.10: Guo Juan 5P on Strategic Tips
2018.04.13: Redmond’s Reviews, Episode 10: Redmond 9p v. Mizokami 9p
2018.04.14: AlphaGo Zero vs. Master with Michael Redmond 9p: Game 8
2018.04.17: Lessons with Kaz: Common Mistakes XXIII
2018.04.24: Hajin Lee on World Go Championship
2018.04.28: Redmond’s Reviews, Episode 11: Redmond 9p v. Numadate 6p

MAY
2018.05.01: Yilun Yang’s May Easy Life and Death Puzzle
2018.05.01: Yuan Zhou on Wu Qingyuan Cup
2018.05.08: Yilun Yang’s May Hard Life and Death Puzzle
2018.05.08: Guo Juan 5P on Two mid-Dan Games
2018.05.15: Lessons with Kaz: Common Mistakes XXIV
2018.05.19: AlphaGo Zero vs. Master with Michael Redmond 9p: Game 9
2018.05.22: Hajin Lee on Asian TV Cup
2018.05.27: AlphaGo vs. AlphaGo; Game 18: Complicated attack and defense
2018.05.29: 2001 Jujo Cup Commentary

JUNE
2018.06.05: Yilun Yang’s June Easy Life and Death Puzzle
2018.06.05: Gansheng Shi 1P on 23rd LG Cup
2018.06.12: Yilun Yang’s June Hard Life and Death Puzzle
2018.06.12: Guo Juan 5P on an AGA 3 Dan Game
2018.06.12: AlphaGo vs. AlphaGo; Game 19: Big difference between mostly dead and all dead
2018.06.13: AlphaGo Zero vs. AlphaGo Lee: Game 2
2018.06.19: Lessons with Kaz: Common Mistakes XXV
2018.06.26: Hajin Lee on 23rd LG Cup

JULY
2018.07.03: Yilun Yang’s July Easy Life and Death Puzzle
2018.07.03: Calvin Sun 1P on 2017 US Open Masters
2018.07.08: AlphaGo vs. AlphaGo; Game 20: A new move and an old joseki
2018.07.10: Yilun Yang’s July Hard Life and Death Puzzle
2018.07.10: Gansheng Shi 1P on Samsung Qualifier
2018.07.17: Guo Juan 5P on a Dan Training Game
2018.07.24: Lessons with Kaz: Common Mistakes XXVI
2018.07.31: Hajin Lee on AGA City League A

AUGUST
2018.08.07: Yilun Yang’s August Easy Life and Death Puzzle
2018.08.07: Calvin Sun 1P on 2017 US Open Masters
2018.08.14: Yilun Yang’s August Hard Life and Death Puzzle
2018.08.14: Yuan Zhou on Chinese City League A
2018.08.21: Lessons with Kaz: Common Mistakes XXVII
2018.08.25: AlphaGo vs. AlphaGo; Game 21: Less alien, plus exciting fighting
2018.08.28: Hajin Lee on 2018 US Masters

SEPTEMBER
2018.09.04: Yilun Yang’s September Easy Life and Death Puzzle
2018.09.04: Gansheng Shi 1P on 2018 US Masters
2018.09.05: AlphaGo vs. AlphaGo; Game 22: A big upheaval, plus Redmond in DC!
2018.09.10: RedmondÕs Reviews, Episode 12: Redmond 9p v. Akiyama 9p
2018.09.11: Yilun Yang’s September Hard Life and Death Puzzle
2018.09.11: Guo Juan 5P on a 2 Dan Game
2018.09.18: Lessons with Kaz: Common Mistakes
2018.09.25: Hajin Lee on 2018 Tianfu Cup

OCTOBER
2018.10.02: Yilun Yang’s October Easy Life and Death Puzzle
2018.10.02: Gansheng Shi 1P on 2018 US Masters
2018.10.09: Yilun Yang’s October Hard Life and Death Puzzle
2018.10.09: Yuan Zhou on a 3 Kyu Game
2018.10.16: Guo Juan 5p on Basic Techniques
2018.10.22: AlphaGo vs. AlphaGo; Game 23: LIVE from Washington DC!
2018.10.23: Lessons with Kaz: Common Mistakes
2018.10.30: Hajin Lee on 2 Dan vs 1 Kyu

NOVEMBER
2018.11.06: Yilun Yang’s November Easy Life and Death Puzzle
2018.11.06: Jie Li on 2001 Toyota Oza
2018.11.13: Yilun Yang’s November Hard Life and Death Puzzle
2018.11.13: Guo Juan 5P on Basic Techniques
2018.11.17: AlphaGo vs. AlphaGo; Game 24: More human?
2018.11.20: Lessons with Kaz: Common Mistakes
2018.11.27: Hajin Lee on 20th Nongshim Cup

DECEMBER
2018.12.04: Yilun Yang’s December Easy Life and Death Puzzle
2018.12.04: Calvin Sun 1P on 2017 US Masters
2018.12.11: Yilun Yang’s December Hard Life and Death Puzzle
2018.12.11: Guo Juan 5P on a Student Game
2018.12.18: Lessons with Kaz: Common Mistakes
2018.12.25: Gansheng Shi 1P on 23rd LG Cup

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