Pair Competition Begins

At 9:30 a.m. on December 17th deputy chief referee Michael Redmond greeted the sixteen contestants taking part in the pair go competition, reviewed the time control and other details, and gave the instruction to start the first round. On board … Continue reading

Round 1

The go competition at the third SportAccord World Mind Games began with the first round of the men’s team round robin, which started at 12:30 p.m. on December 12, and the first round of the women’s individual tournament, which started … Continue reading

Round 8

The starting instructions for the eighth and final round were given by the youngest referee, Ryo Ichiriki. On each board, the players chose colors by the even-odd guessing procedure. On board 18, Brazil’s Thiago Shimada threw up his hands in … Continue reading