11-22 Yamashita facing kadoban
By winning the 2nd game Cho U takes a clear lead in
the 53rd Oza title match. His opponent, challenger
Yamashita Keigo is now facing kadoban.
The match will continue the 1st of December.
11-17 31st Tengen title
It's all square in the 31st Tengen title match. Challenger Kono Rin
takes the 2nd game from title holder Yamashita Keigo on points.
The 3rd game is scheduled for the 24th of November.
11-10 Gosei preliminaries
The preliminary tournament of the challenger knockout final
for the 31st Gosei featured an interesting tsume-go
problem. It's very rare to see this technique applied in
real-world games. The game continued in style and ended
in a 0.5 point victory.
11-10 Cho U keeps title
The 7th and decisive game for the 30th Meijin title was won by Cho U,
unexpectedly easily after all. Some early successes of Kobayashi Satoru,
the challenger couldn't prevent Cho from invading black's territories.
The title holder showed great skills in the ensuiing fighting.
11-09 Meijin title, 7th game
The 7th and decisive game in the 30th Meijin title match has been
adjourned after 86 moves. Kobayashi Satoru, the challenger played
a fast paced opening and is trying to gain from some weak groups
of title holder Cho U.
To be continued in a few hours, watch it live on IGS-PandaNet.
11-07 31st Tengen title
The 31st Tengen title match is on it's way. Challenger Kono Rin
will try to improve upon Hane's performance last year but got
off to a bad start by losing the first game to title holder
To be continued the 17th of November
11-04 Meijin title, 6th game
Well, well... We have a classic match on our hands for the
30th Meijin title. Kobayashi Satoru, the challenger also
managed to squeeze out a 0.5 point win in the 6th game, making
it 3-3 and forcing this best-of-seven match to go all the way.
Will title holder Cho U manage to recover from losing three
games in a row?
We will see next week, the 9th and 10th of November, live on