European Go Journal

November 2021 Edition of the European Go Journal

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Highlights:

  • An interview with Harry van der Krogt – EGF Treasurer
  • An interview with Stanisław Frejlak, newly-certified 1-Dan Professional of the EGF.
  • Stanisław’s commentary on his second game against Lukáš Podpěra, played in the final of the European Professional Qualification tournament
  • A review of the decisive game of the 26th Samsung Cup final between Shin Jinseo 9p and Park Junghwan 9p.
  • The next chapter of the Thirty-Six Stratagems, presented by Dai Junfu 8d, illustrating tactics used in warfare through examples from games of go.
  • Breathtaking tesujis compiled by Alexander Dinerchtein 3p.

Number of pages: 63



Contents:

Preface
1
European Go News
3
Qualification Tournament Completes List of Grand Slam Participants
3
Anton Chernykh Wins Russian Championship
4
Interview with Stanisław Frejlak, 1-Dan Professional of the EGF
5
Game Commentary: European Professional Qualification, Lukáš Podpěra 7d vs. Stanisław Frejlak 7d
11
World Go News
20
Iyama Yuta Defends Meijin
20
Ueno Asami 4p Wins 16th Hiroshima Aluminium Cup
22
Park Junghwan Wins 26th Samsung Cup
22
Game Commentary: 26th Samsung Cup Final, Shin Jinseo 9p vs. Park Junghwan 9p
24
Interview with Harry van der Krogt 2d – EGF Treasurer
31
Art & Photography
41
Ofer Zivony – Portrait of Stanisław Frejlak, 2021
41
Hugo Maussion – Go Club Meeting, 2021
41
Camille Lévêque – Cat to Play, 2021
43
Alizée Chabin – Confinement Sous les Cerisiers en Fleurs, 2020
44
Alexey Khovanets – Multi-Color Go, 2021
46
Mikhail Krylov – Enormous 13x13 Go Board, 2016
47
Thirty-Six Stratagems. No. 9: Watch the Fires Burning Across the River
48
Let’s Study with AI: Unusual Response to San-San Invasion
53
World of Tesuji
55
Tesuji No. 1: A Textbook Tesuji
55
Tesuji No. 2: Escape from Captivity
56
Tesuji No. 3: A Winning Endgame
58
Problems
60
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