American Go E-Journal

Member’s Edition: Gansheng Shi 1P on Go Seigen Women’s Championship

Tuesday January 21, 2020


White: Choi Jeong 9P (Korea)
Black: Wang Chenxing 5P (China)

Commentary: Gansheng Shi 1P
Game editor: Myron Souris
Published in the January 21, 2020 edition of the American Go Journal

This game was the 1st of a best-of-3 in the Go Seigen Women’s Championships. Both are top players from their respective countries. As one side slowly grinds out an advantage, Gansheng gives the reader a better feel for the game’s flow and balance, until an all-or-nothing fight ends the game.

Already 7-dan at the age of 14, Gansheng Shi won the right to represent Canada at the 2008 World Youth Go Championships, where he competed in Guiyang China. In 2012 Shi fought well in the first AGA/Tygem professional certification tourney, earning promotion to Professional One Dan, along with Andy Liu 1P. Shi is now at the University of Toronto studying Immunology. The E-Journal is delighted to have him doing commentary, and we know our readers will enjoy his insights.