Here is your daily Tsumego Trouble Master, provided by In-Seong Hwang 8d, since it's the weekend you get two harder problems for the entire weekend, good luck ^^
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These will be discussed during his lecture on Monday at 15:30 in the Velge auditorium on the 2nd floor in the main building. You might win some Belgian chocolates if you go there with your solutions.
Lecture 1 @ 16:30
Guo Juan - AlphaGo 3.3 Invasions
Lecture 2 @ 18:00
Antti Törmänen - How to solve Tsumego systematically
A recap of the current events in the European Championship
The European Championship has reached the semi-finals yesterday. Check the standings here. And two surprising competitors are still in the race: while last year in Pisa all semi-finalist were professionals, this year, amateur Lukas Podpera prevailed over Ali Jabarin, and so did amateur Stanislaw Frejlak against last year winner Pavol Lisy ! (taking his revenge of his defeat against him last year in Pisa, also in 1/4 finales). A more expected result was the victory of Ilya Shikshin over Viktor Lin, who still made a terrific performance.
Finally, the duel between the 2 pros, Mateusz Surma and Artem Kachanovskyi has turned in favor of the latter. While you are reading these lines, Lukas is affronting Ilya, and Stanislaw, Artem for a place in the final, which will be played on Sunday.
In the main tournament, one of the three Chinese professionals, Zhang Taiyu (1p) has finally been beaten... by one of his countryfellows, Sun Tengyu (7p). Sun Tengyu is the favorite for the final title: he is ranked # 72 in the world ranking, according to the famous website "goratings", ahead of champions like Gu Li, Cho U and Lee ChangHo, for instance ! Beside Sun Tengyu, the only other unbeaten top player up till now is the 3rd Chinese pro, Jian Ganglu (2p). Trailing them are three strong Korean amateurs and an American one with a 4/5 score.
The best European representatives are Remy Campagnie (FR, 6d) and Dmytro Jatsenko (UK, 5d) among a bunch of other European competitors with 3 victories but with a lesser SOS.
Only 6 European participants remained unbeaten after the first week : Xing Yuze (DE, 2d), Singh Sathya (US, 2k), Damaz Dani (FR, 4k), Doyle-Plikk Carol (IE, 10k), Prydatkevych Petro (UA, 15k) and Ebbesen Bjoern (DE, 20k). Congratulations to them !
Check the photos taken by EuroGoTv
The people of EuroGoTv have already taken quite a lot of pictures, are you in some of them, go check on their website to find out.
The registration list for the Children's tournament (starting Monday 2019-07-29 at 15:00) is up.
Only children and teenagers under 18 year old can subscribe. If you had not ticked the box on the registration form, it’s time to register!
Registration deadline is Monday 13:00.
Today the weekend tournament will start, don't forget to check the wall-list to see if you're on it. Registration is open until 10:30; and the first round is scheduled to start at 11:00
You can go to the 2nd floor review corner between 15:00 and 18:30 to have your game reviewed.
If you want to play a simultaneous game againstChang Ruei Jie (3p) or Li Liang (5p), please go to info desk and write your name on the list. Hurry up! There are just 12 places…and they fill up super-quick!
The games will take place on the second floor in the Glass Building.
Korea - Europe Friendship Match
We hope to have a Friendship Match between Korean and European on Sunday evening(28th of July). The players from the Korea team will be the current players of Daegu City of the National Baduk League. At this moment (July) the Daegu team is the top ranking team of the League due to 9 wins and 2 losses out of 17 rounds total. We are looking forward to playing with Strong European players.
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