09-29 Meijin title, 3rd game
Kobayashi Satoru, the challenger for the 30th Meijin title doesn't
seem to be able to get a grip on the game of title holder Cho U.
Also the 3rd game goes to the latter, leaving the challenger facing
kadoban: one more loss will lose the match.
To be continued on the 11th of October.
09-28 30th Shinjin-O tournament
Kim Shushun, pupil of Cho Chikun, is the new Shinjin-O beating
16 years old talent Iyama Yuta in the final with straight wins.
09-23 Cho U takes 2-0 lead in Meijin
Kobayashi Satoru doesn't seem to get a grip yet on title holder
Cho U who also takes the 2nd game to take a clear 2-0 lead and
seems well on his way to defend his title.
The match continues the 28th of September.
09-21 30th Meijin challenger
As promised, the play-off game between Kobayashi Satoru and
Yamashita Keigo to decide the challenger of the 30th Meijin
title. We know the result but the game is interesting study
09-19 Jürgen Mattern
Some old-timer games have been added to the GoBase collection.
Jürgen Mattern, 7 times European Champion is playing handicap games
against Japanese professionals.
Thanks goes to Jérôme Hubert for the game records.
09-15 30th Shinjin-O tournament
The first game of the Shinjin-O final is won by Kim Shushun,
pupil of Cho Chikun. His opponent is the Japanese 16 years old
talent Iyama Yuta.
09-15 49th Guksu challenger tournament
The players for the final for the challenger tournament
of the 49th Guksu are known: Yoon HyunSeok versus Lee ChangHo
who beats his teacher Cho HunHyun in the semi-finals.
The winner will meet the winner of the loser section to
decide the challenger of title holder Choi CheolHan.
09-08 53rd Oza challenger
For the 2nd year in a row Yamashita Keigo will challenge
Cho U for the Oza title. In the challenger final Yamashita
beat Nakaonoda Tomomi, 9p. In an earlier final (to challenge
Cho U for the Meijin title) Yamashita had lost to Kobayashi
Satoru (see below) so winning this one must have felt good.
09-08 30th Meijin title started
Cho U, the title holder takes the first game by resign in the 30th
Meijin title match against challenger Kobayashi Satoru.
The match continues the 22nd of September.