This month Jan Simara won the 7th European Professional Qualification and thus was promoted to 1-dan professional.
In the March edition of the European Go Journal, you will find a detailed interview with Jan and his commentary on the final game he played against Lukáš Podpěra 7d.
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While we prepare an interview with newly-certified professional Jan Simara, we opened free access to the November 2021 edition of our magazine, a significant part of which is dedicated to the previous Professional Qualification tournament. You can see more information in the blog post: Free Access to November 2021 Edition of the European Go Journal - European Go Journal
Seki Kotaro 9p won the 70th NHK Cup. His final game against Ichiriki Ryo 9p, played on the 19th of March, was very intense, with several big ko fights and exchanges. After 318 moves, Seki won by half a point. In the March edition of the European Go Journal, you will find detailed commentary on that game.
The March 2023 edition of the European Go Journal is now available on the website: March 2023 Edition of the European Go Journal
Drawing on the cover by Ofer Zivony
- Interview with Jan Šimara, Europe’s newly certified 1-dan professional, along with his commentary on the final game of the 7th European Professional Qualification he played against Lukáš Podpěra 7d- A brief interview with Vsevolod Ovsieenko 5d, the winner of the 28th U16 European Youth Go Championship- A review of the 70th NHK Cup final played between Ichiriki Ryo 9p and Seki Kotaro 9p- An article reflecting on the legendary match between Lee Sedol 9p and AlphaGo by Joan Lluís i Rabassó- The latest of the Thirty-Six Stratagems presented by Dai Junfu 8d, Art & Photography and much more
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