European Go Journal

September 2021 Edition of the European Go Journal

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Highlights:

  • An interview with Ryan Li, 3-dan professional go player of the North American Go Federation.
  • Short interviews with Natalia Kovaleva 5d and Dina Burdakova 5d on their victories in the European Pair Go Championship and European Women’s Go Championship, respectively.
  • A report by Ivan Mesenko on the Moscow Cup, which brought together more than 100 players.
  • A detailed commentary on one of the most exciting games of the European Women’s Go Championship, played between Dina Burdakova 5d and Natalia Kovaleva 5d.
  • A review of the decisive game of the 13th Chunlan Cup final between Shin Jinseo 9p and Tang Weixing 9p.
  • An excerpt from the book “Go as Communication”: a report by Ilona Crispien on her experiences teaching go in jail.
  • 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
Kovaleva and Surin, European Pair Go Champions for the Seventh Time
3
Over a Hundred Players Gather for the Moscow Cup
5
Dina Burdakova 5d Wins European Women’s Go Championship
7
Game Commentary: European Women’s Go Championship, Natalia Kovaleva 5d vs. Dina Burdakova 5d
9
World Go News
15
Fujisawa Rina 5p Wins 6th SENKO Cup
15
Shin Jinseo Wins 4th Yongseong
16
Shin Jinseo Wins 13th Chunlan Cup
17
Game Commentary: 13th Chunlan Cup Final, Shin Jinseo 9p vs. Tang Weixing 9p
18
Interview with Ryan Li 3p
23
Art & Photography
34
Kim Ouweleen – Logo Design for the Latin American Go Congress, 2021
34
Aleksandra Khokhlova – Go Tournament, 2021
35
Alizée Chabin – Le Coup Divin, 2019
36
Alexey Khovanets – Go during Mikhailovka’s City Day, 2021
37
Tatsuya Okao – A Game by Fujisawa Hideyuki, 2021
38
Mikhail Krylov – Siths Play Go, 2013
39
Go as Communication: An Excerpt from the Book
40
Favorite Place to Go
43
Thirty-Six Stratagems. No. 7: Create Something from Nothing
45
Let’s Study with AI: High One-Space Approach to Komoku – Part 2
50
World of Tesuji
54
Tesuji No. 1: AI Magic
54
Tesuji No. 2: Simple and Beautiful
55
Tesuji No. 3: Unusual Attack
56
Tesuji No. 4: Missed Opportunity
58
Tesuji No. 5: Aji in the Corner
59
Problems
60
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