American Go E-Journal

Member’s Edition: Hajin Lee on International Amateur Pair Go

Tuesday January 8, 2019

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White (Japan): Marie Unegawa 6d (F) & Yuta Takizawa 7d (M)
Black (S. Korea): Jeon Yujin 6d (F) & Hur Youngrak 7d (M)
Commentary: Hajin Lee
Game editor: Myron Souris
Published in the January 8, 2019 edition of the American Go Journal

In this final round game of the Pair Go Championship the opening is highly unusual, which then leads to multiple middle game moyo invasions. Even for strong players, such a game might be hard to appreciate without Hajin’s insights into the strategic and tactical developments. In Pair Go the playing order is: black woman, white woman, black man, white man.

Hajin Lee is a former professional player from Korea, and hosts her own Go channel on YouTube. Lee holds an MBA from the University of Geneva and now works as a software developer at a tech startup in Mountain View, California.