Pro player profiles

An Younggil 8P AnYounggil is an 8 dan professional Go player with the Korean Baduk Association. He qualified as a professional in 1997.  In 1998 he won the 'Prize of Victory of the Year' for winning eighteen games in a row.  In 2001 took 3rd place in the 35th Wangwi cup, and the 3rd place in the 1st Korean Rookies' Victories and achieved high placings in many other tournaments until he was conscripted for compulsory military service. An Younggil left Korea in 2008 to teach and promote the game Go overseas. Younggil now lives in Sydney, Australia, and is one of the founders of Go Game Guru.  Younggil lectures at the Sydney Go Club which are recorded and posted on Facebook.  Younggil also teaches students face to face as well as over the Internet. Younggil is also part of the steering committee for the Australian Go Congress and helps events such as the Hanho Newspaper Cup, the Korean Ambassadors Cup. Younggil also travels...
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Divisions & Prizes

Divisions There will be three divisions as follows: Division 1 This is the premier division for players 5 dan and above. All matches will be even games with 6.5 komi for white, the draw and player colours are determined by the draw. Players will have 1 hour each plus 3 x 40 seconds byo yomi. Prizes 1st - $2,000 2nd - $1,000 3rd - $650 4th - $400 5th - $300 6th - $200 Note – the highest placed Australian Go Association member in this divisions will be the 2017 AGA National Champion. Division 2 This division is for players between 1 dan and 4 dan. All matches will be even games with 6.5 komi, the draw and players colours are determined by the draw. Players will have 1 hour each plus 3 x 40 seconds byo yomi. Prizes 1st - $1,000 2nd - $750 3rd - $500 4th - $300 5th - $200 6th - $150 Division 3 This division is for kyu players. All matches will be handicap game, players get half a point each for a drawn game. Players will have 1 hour each plus...
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3rd Congress Schedule

The Third Go Congress will start on Thursday 28th September 2017 and will run for four days at The University of Sydney.  The highest placed Australian Go Association member in Division 1 will be the 2017 AGA National Champion. The closing ceremony will be on Sunday evening 1st October 2017.  The schedule is as follows: Thursday 28th Sept 09:00 to 15:00 - Registration and Reception 10:30 to 12:30 Stream 1 – Professional simultaneous games (max 10 boards) – (Jaeho Yang 9P) 11:00 to 12:30 Stream 2 – Professional lecture – (An Younggil) 12:30 to 14:00 Lunch 14:00 to 16:00 Stream 1 - Professional simultaneous games (max 10 boards) – (Jaeho Yang 9P) 14:00 to 16:00 Stream 2 – Professional simultaneous games (max 10 boards) – (An Younggil 8P) 16:00 to 17:30 Break 17:30 to 19:00 Stream 1 - Movie - The Surrounding Game 17:30 to 19:00 Stream 2 - Professional lecture Friday 29th Sept 09:16 to 09:45 - Opening Ceremony 10:00 to 12:30 - Round 1 12:30 to 13:00 - Lunch 13:00 to 15:30 - Round...
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