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Archive for June, 2006

Top 8 Result – June 28

Posted by stephen on June 30th, 2006

In top 8 news, on Wednesday evening (June 28) Claas (b) beat Paul by resignation, moving him to 2 wins from 4 games. This result has been reflected in the latest Top 8 table.

ChiyoDad’s excellent blog

Posted by stephen on June 23rd, 2006

I came across a blog about go called ChiyoDad Learns Go recently.  It’s written by a guy who calls himself ChiyoDad, and not surprisingly is about his efforts to learn go!  Excellent stuff, and plenty of interesting content for both beginners and dan level players.  Definitely worth a look.

Go in Kyoto

Posted by stephen on June 20th, 2006

I (Steve) had the pleasure of spending a few days in Kyoto in early June following the WAGC in Sasebo. One of the things I managed was to visit a traditional Go salon. I had previously discovered that there was a go salon just around the corner from the hotel in which I was staying. […]

New website!

Posted by stephen on June 20th, 2006

I’ve been working on a new look and feel to the website in recent days, and have decided to publish it. It’s still not 100% complete – in particular, some of the links in the old posts may be broken, but I’ll get that sorted out before too long. The decision to change was partly […]

2006 WAGC Round 1

Posted by stephen on June 15th, 2006

This is the round 1 game between Stephen Flinter (1d, black) from Ireland and Kivanc Doganay (2d, white) from Turkey. This full game record is available with comments from a Japanese pro.

At the WAGC

Posted by stephen on June 15th, 2006

The 2006 World Amateur Go Championship was held in Huis Ten Bosch, Sasebo, Nagasaki Prefecture.  Steve Flinter was the Irish representative on this occasion.  He was disappointed to only finish with 2 wins out of a possible 8, meaning he finished in 60th position out of a record 68 participants.  Check out the full table […]