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  • [2013-07-18] Iyama Yuuta 9-dan successfully defended his Honinbo title, but had to fight hard into the 7th game to beat Takao Shinji 9-dan 4-3. Iyama is still holding 5 out of 7 major Japanese titles.
  • [2013-07-11] Chinese players continued their good forms in the 2nd round of the Mlily Cup. occupying 13 of the final 16 positions.

Professional Go News - June 2013 Archive

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  • Iyama Yuuta 9-dan is the winner of the 25th Asian TV Cup, winning three games in a row. This is Iyama's biggest international success so far.


  • Iyama Yuuta 9-dan beat Takao Shinji 9-dan in title match #5 of 68th Japanese Honinbo tournament, having an overall lead of 3-2.



Professional Go News - May 2013 Archive



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  • In the best-of-5 final of the first Chinese Qisheng tournament, Zhou Ruiyang 9-dan managed to hold on, winning game 3 and 4 after losing game 1 and 2 to Tuo Jiaxi 3-dan. This is a brand new tournament, not to be confused with the old Chinese Qisheng tournament held around year 2000. More information is at http://www.go4go.net/go/node/26


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