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SportAccord set to launch the biggest ever World Mind Games online tournament

  The wait is almost over for online gaming enthusiasts! SportAccord begins the countdown to the launch of the 4th edition of the World Mind Games Online Tournament on the 15th of September. The tournament, featuring bridge, chess and go, is being organized by SportAccord in partnership with RSportz […]

Hong Retains Amateur Meijin and Honinbo Titles

Hong Seok-ui, the Korean-born go player who moved to Japan in 2011 and promptly won the Japanese Amateur Meijin tournament, has now won his fourth straight Amateur Meijin title and his second straight Amateur Honinbo title. For good measure he also owns the Amateur Dragon Star title, making him a tr […]

Learn Go Week Starts on September 13, 2014

Next month, starting on World First Aid Day (September 13) and running through International Talk Like a Pirate Day (September 19), the planet has a whole week in which to encourage more of its inhabitants to play go. Inspired by David Ormerod of Go Game Guru, Learn Go Week has already attracted sup […]

4th SportAccord World Mind Games Online Tournament

The 4th SportAccord World Mind Games will be held in Beijing, China, December 11-17, 2014. Like last year, the Mind Games will be preceded by the 4th SportAccord World Mind Games Online Tournament, which will be played on the Internet Go Server (IGS, aka Pandanet). The tournament is open to amateur […]

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