American Go E-Journal

Yuelun Yang 4D wins SFGC’s Shinji Dote tourney

Tuesday June 21, 2022

The San Francisco Go Club hosted a three-round go tournament on Saturday June 18, in remembrance of the late Shinji Dote, who played an integral role in the longtime success of go in the San Francisco Bay area. Thirty players competed for honors with division winners taking home cash prizes.

In Division 1, first place went to Yuelun Yang 4D, with Christopher Kim 5D and James Lou 4D coming in second and third, respectively. Division 2 was won by Isaiah Bird 2D and in second place was Qilu Chen 2D and third place went to Jonathan Ketner 1D. Then, for Division 3 Benjamin Lo 8K came in first place with Andrew Shi 11K in second and Brianna Forster 16K in third. 

The San Francisco Go Club will be hosting its next tournament on Saturday July 23rd (register here). 

Matthew Barcus, SFGC Vice President