American Go E-Journal

Member’s Edition: 2020 AMERICAN GO YEARBOOK: Member’s Edition Collection of Games, Commentaries & More

Friday January 1, 2021

Welcome to the American Go Yearbook 2020 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

Member Edition SGF files are in this handy downloadable zip file: 2020 SGFs

As an additional convenience, Michael Redmond 9P’s recent non-member E-Journal commentaries on AlphaGo and a few other games are in this zip file: Redmond 2020 SGFs.

JANUARY
Member’s Edition: Guo Juan 5P on a 5 Dan Game
Member’s Edition: Yilun Yang’s January Easy Life and Death Puzzle
Member’s Edition: Yilun Yang’s 2020 New Year’s Puzzle (answer)
AlphaGo vs. AlphaGo; Game 34: The AI and the ponnuki
Member’s Edition: Yilun Yang’s January Hard Life and Death Puzzle
Redmond’s Reviews, Episode 17: Michael Redmond 9P vs Takao Shinji 9P
Member’s Edition: Lessons with Kaz: Common Mistakes
AlphaGo vs. AlphaGo; Game 35: The ko that wasn’t
Member’s Edition: Gansheng Shi 1P on Go Seigen Women’s Championship
Redmond’s Reviews, Episode 18: Michael Redmond 9P vs Ri Ishu 8P

FEBRUARY
Member’s Edition: Albert Yen 7d on a Casual Game
Member’s Edition: Yilun Yang’s February Easy Life and Death Puzzle
Member’s Edition: Guo Juan 5P on a Kyu Game
Member’s Edition: Yilun Yang’s February Hard Life and Death Puzzle
Member’s Edition: Lessons with Kaz: Common Mistakes
Redmond’s Reviews, Episode 19: Michael Redmond 9P vs Kudo Norio 9P
AlphaGo vs. AlphaGo; Game 36: The ladder game
Redmond’s Reviews, Episode 20: Michael Redmond 9P vs Shiraishi Yuichi 7P

MARCH
Member’s Edition: Yilun Yang’s March Easy Life and Death Puzzle
Member’s Edition: Albert Yen 7d on a City League Game
Member’s Edition: Guo Juan 5P on a Pro Handicap Game
Member’s Edition: Yilun Yang’s March Hard Life and Death Puzzle
Member’s Edition: Lessons with Kaz: Common Mistakes
Member’s Edition: Albert Yen 7d on The Tenuki Strategy

APRIL
Member’s Edition: Yilun Yang’s April Easy Life and Death Puzzle
Member’s Edition: Guo Juan 5P on a 2 Dan Game
Member’s Edition: Yilun Yang’s April Hard Life and Death Puzzle
Members’ Edition: Lessons with Kaz: Common Mistakes
Member’s Edition: Yuan Zhou on the 21st Nongshim Cup
Member’s Edition: Gansheng Shi 1P on Korean Qualifiers, LG Cup
Redmond’s Reviews, AlphaGo vs. AlphaGo; Game 38: Trippy stuff with ladders

MAY
Member’s Edition: Albert Yen 7d on USA vs China
Member’s Edition: Yilun Yang’s May Easy Life and Death Puzzle
Member’s Edition: Guo Juan 5P on a Double Digit Kyu Game
Member’s Edition: Yilun Yang’s May Hard Life and Death Puzzle
Member’s Edition: Lessons with Kaz: Common Mistakes
Member’s Edition: Yuan Zhou on a Dan Game
AlphaGo vs. AlphaGo; Game 39: Playing Away
AlphaGo vs. AlphaGo; Game 40: It gets weird in the endgame
Redmond’s Reviews, Episode 22: Yasui Sanchi 7P vs Honinbo Shusaku 6P
AlphaGo vs. AlphaGo; Game 41: Michael’s mom and some exciting fighting

JUNE
Member’s Edition: Yilun Yang’s June Easy Life and Death Puzzle
Member’s Edition: Gansheng Shi 1P on Chinese League A
Member’s Edition: Albert Yen 7d on USA vs China
Member’s Edition: Yilun Yang’s June Hard Life and Death Puzzle
Member’s Edition: Guo Juan 5P on a 2-3 Dan Game
Member’s Edition: Lessons with Kaz: Common Mistakes
Member’s Edition: Albert Yen 7d on a Pandanet Game

JULY
Member’s Edition: Yuan Zhou on a Low Dan Game
Member’s Edition: Yilun Yang’s July Easy Life and Death Puzzle
Member’s Edition: Yilun Yang’s July Hard Life and Death Puzzle
Member’s Edition: Guo Juan 5P on an Online Kyu Game
Member’s Edition: Lessons with Kaz: Common Mistakes
Member’s Edition: Albert Yen 7d on Tournament Preparation

AUGUST
Member’s Edition: Yilun Yang’s August Easy Life and Death Puzzle
Member’s Edition: Guo Juan 5P on Two Online Games
Member’s Edition: Yilun Yang’s August Hard Life and Death Puzzle
Member’s Edition: Lessons with Kaz: Common Mistakes
Member’s Edition: Yuan Zhou on a Single Digit Kyu Game

SEPTEMBER
Member’s Edition: Yilun Yang’s September Easy Life and Death Puzzle
Member’s Edition: Yuan Zhou on a Dan Game
Member’s Edition: Guo Juan 5P on Two Club Games
Member’s Edition: Yilun Yang’s September Hard Life and Death Puzzle
Member’s Edition: Lessons with Kaz: Common Mistakes
Member’s Edition: Albert Yen 7d on a Pandanet Game
Member’s Edition: Yuan Zhou on a Kyu Game

OCTOBER
Member’s Edition: Yilun Yang’s October Easy Life and Death Puzzle
Member’s Edition: Guo Juan 5P on a Club Game
Member’s Edition: Lessons with Kaz: Common Mistakes
Member’s Edition: Yilun Yang’s October Hard Life and Death Puzzle
Member’s Edition: Albert Yen 7d on a Fox Server Game
Member’s Edition: Albert Yen 7d on an Online Pro Game

NOVEMBER
Member’s Edition: Guo Juan 5P on an SDK League Game
Member’s Edition: Yilun Yang’s November Easy Life and Death Puzzle
Member’s Edition: Yilun Yang’s November Hard Life and Death Puzzle
Member’s Edition: Lessons with Kaz: Common Mistakes
Member’s Edition: Yuan Zhou on a Low Dan Game
Member’s Edition: Gansheng Shi 1P on 2020 Samsung Cup

DECEMBER
Member’s Edition: Yilun Yang’s December Easy Life and Death Puzzle
Member’s Edition: Guo Juan 5P on a Study Group Game
Member’s Edition: Yilun Yang’s December Hard Life and Death Puzzle
Member’s Edition: Lessons with Kaz: Common Mistakes
Member’s Edition: Yuan Zhou on a Single Digit Kyu Game
Member’s Edition: Albert Yen 7d on an Online Game
Member’s Edition: Albert Yen 7d on a City League Match

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