Archive for January, 2009

Kisei Title: Yamashita-Yoda 2:0

Wednesday, January 28th, 2009
Yoda Norimoto is challenging Yamashita Keigo for the Kisei Title in Japan. Yamashita won the first two games so far.  
Yoda Norimoto vs. Yamashita Keigo, Kisei Title 2009

(More photos from the title here.)

Game 2: Yamashita won by half a point

 

Game 1: Yamashita won by 1.5 points

 

Hye Yeon’s Story About Her Baduk Pro Career

Saturday, January 24th, 2009
Hye Yeon Cho, 8 dan professional in South Korea, the top pro to keep an English blog, has recently started a series of articles about how she learned Go and then how she became a professional player, then about her many title games with Rui Naiwei 9p. The series seems to be inspired by her recent challenge for Women Myeongin title against Rui Naiwei 9p. Hye Yeon won the first game, but then lost the following two.     Rui Naiwei vs. Cho Hye Yeon   Here are the links to the articles so far:
  1. http://loveku.livejournal.com/39112.html
  2. http://loveku.livejournal.com/39213.html
  3. http://loveku.livejournal.com/39581.html
  4. http://loveku.livejournal.com/39707.html
  5. http://loveku.livejournal.com/40084.html
  6. http://loveku.livejournal.com/40430.html
  7. http://loveku.livejournal.com/40700.html
  8. http://loveku.livejournal.com/40826.html
  9. http://loveku.livejournal.com/41118.html