American Go E-Journal

Member’s Edition: Gansheng Shi 1P on 2020 Samsung Cup

Tuesday November 24, 2020


White: Shin MinJung 9p (Korea)
Black: Tang WeiXing 9P (China)
Commentary: Gansheng Shi 1P
Game editor: Myron Souris
Published in the November 24, 2020 edition of the American Go Journal

In this game from the 2020 Samsung Cup, between top pros from Korea and China, Gansheng gives instructive views of this classic battle of territory vs. thickness. Gansheng has this overview of the players: “Both are extremely young and accomplished. Shin Minjung and Tang Weixing are both known to have a very solid style.

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.