Young North American pro Ryan Li 1P takes an in-depth look at his recent win in the MLily Meng Baihe Cup World Go Open Tournament against Chen Yaoye 9p in a brand-new 75-minute video commentary hosted by American Go E-Journal Managing Editor Chris Garlock. Though it wasn't his first international tournament, Li admits it was "a real challenge to go up against players who have a lot more tournament experience than I do." Li credits his study of Chen's games and strong prep support from fellow North American player Stephanie Yin. "Just as in other sports," Li says, "I think that a strong mentality is going to give you the edge in a tournament like this."
The games on board one of the 2016 US Go Congress were broadcast live -- you too can follow along and see their sweat and tears as they gave it their all.
These games also featured live commentary partway through the match by professional guests, Including Jiang Mingjiu 7p, Ryo Maeda 6p, Ha Younggil 6p, Lee Hajin 4p, Jennie Shen 2p, Hsiao Ailin 2p, Cathy Li 1p, Stephanie Yin 1p, and Gansheng Shi 1p.
During the 2016 US Go Congress, games from the Open Masters were reviewed on KGS from the E-Journal room. These reviews generally covered the key points of each game, lasting from 10-30 miutes and covering the main turning points of each game -- but don't miss Feng Yun 9p's 90-minute tour de force through Andy Liu 1p's thrilling game with Kenryo Ito 1p! She covers the complicated fighting there with incredible depth & clarity.
Professional guests featured in this playlist are Feng Yun 9p, Liao Guiyong 9p, Hsiao Ailin 2p, and Stephanie Yin 1p.