58th Honinbo title
has been decided: Cho U [jp] is the new Honinbo.
By losing the 6th game, title holder's Kato Kensei (Masao) [jp] lost
the title as well.
An all-Korean final in this year's
was won by Lee SeDol [kr], living up to the expectations of many.
Yoda Norimoto [jp], who is traditionally doing well in international
events lost in the semi's against Lee by lack of ko threats to
win the endgame ko's.