[news] Interview in Pilihan FM Mandarin 95.9

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*Pilihan FM Mandarin*

DJ Mayting and Jiahui
DJ Mayting and Jiahui

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Brunei Darussalam Go Association was lucky to get interviewed by DJ Mayting from the local Pilihan FM Mandarin 95.9 on the 19th November and was broadcast on 20th November 4.50pm locally.

The interview covered the topics of introduction of Brunei Darussalam Go Association, the game of Go, and introducing the upcoming “1st Brunei International Invitational Go Tournament”

There will be English Interview soon as well, please stay tune and follow us in http://www.facebook.com/groups/BruneiGo

[news] Brunei Team in the 19th Asian University Go Tournament, Thailand 2014

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Jin Quan and Ray
Jin Quan and Ray

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The 19th Asian University Go Tournament 2014 will be held in Chiang Rai, Thailand from the 12th November to the 17th November.The event is one of the most highlighted ones hosted by Thailand Go Association to bring all students from around Asia together.

Jin Quan (6-kyu) will be participating in his second International Event after the South East Asia Weiqi Tournament from last year 2013 in Singapore. While Ray (8-kyu) will be making his debut in his first International Tournament.

Be sure to check us up at http://www.facebook.com/groups/BruneiGo for more information!

[news] Brunei Team in the 10th Nanning-ASEAN Board & Card Games International Invitational Tournament 2014

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Sid and Ho Soon
Sid and Ho Soon

The 10th Nanning-ASEAN International Invitational Go Tournament  will be held in Nanning, China from the 6th November to the 12th November in conjunction with other events such as Chinese Chess (XiangQi) and Bridge.

Two of our top league’s players are representing Brunei Nation and Brunei Darussalam Go Association in this competition: Sid Miller (1-dan) and HoSoon (3-kyu).

The 1st Brunei International Invitational Go Tournament 2014

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The 1st Brunei International Invitational Go Tournament
The 1st Brunei International Invitational Go Tournament

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The 1st Brunei International Invitational Go Tournament is still a month+ away from now, but Brunei Darussalam Go Association is still proudly present the expectation to everyone!

Currently there are so many things that are about to get out of controls! many supports are truly needed! The Association been working hard to get big companies to take part with us, this is the opportunity to promote the game and raise awareness to the public of Brunei!

Registration is still open for everyone, please join http://www.facebook.com/groups/BruneiGo for more information!

The Divine Move (Korean Film)

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*Go-related film*

신의 한 수 (Film, 2014)
신의 한 수 (Film, 2014)

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The new Korean action go move “The Divine Move” was out recently in July Worldwide, and received mostly positive feedback from audiences.

When on thinks of the go community, violence and action are seldom the first thoughts that spring to mind. But Korean director Jo Beom-gu (조범구) has painted go players in a new light in his action movie about a professional go player whose brother is murdered. Framed for the crime, he must spend time in jail….etc.

The film basically is about “revenge in the name of his brother and using go”.

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*the possibility of violence in go*

one of the extreme scene
one of the extreme scene

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Even in “Hikaru no go” anime, gambling in go was featured in the early episodes; so betting in go is pretty common even in Tygem or Wbaduk server. However, what is the possibility can go leads to mafia, blackmarket kind of scenario?

The possibility is there but, why do you want to settle using a game of Go? When you have guns and knife?

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*authenticity of the kifu*

Prologue Scene
Prologue Scene

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The kifu in the film is actually directed by Seonho Kim 2p so the game is as nice as it should as shown in wbaduk site: http://www.wbaduk.com/news/news_view.asp?news_no=1127&listType=1&tabMenu=1&global_div=&national_code_no=&index_div=

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*Full Movie*

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Film is in Chinese Subs, and to appreciate the effort of uploading, please support Brunei Darussalam Go Association at http://www.facebook.com/groups/bruneigo

Lastly, please support original by buying original DVD or BluRay of the film :D

Kuching Go Club is here!!

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*Kuching Go Club*

Kuching Go Club
Kuching Go Club

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It is definitely a great news that someone from Kuching is promoting and introducing the game of Go to the youngster and even adults. The person in charge: Mr.Lim (林国财) is very passionate in go and taking up the interest to teach all the new people in Kuching.

For more information please visit https://www.facebook.com/qiyi.pioneer

Just hope Kuching can join the 1st Brunei Invitational International Tournament which is falling on the 6th December to the 7th December, 2014!

Brunei Go Player needs a push!

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*luck isn’t by HuiYee Side*

HuiYee vs Belarus
HuiYee vs Belarus

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The 9th Korea Prime Minister Baduk Championship had just adjourned on the 23rd September, 2014. It was definitely a great experience for everyone especially Hui Yee who had made her debut in this world championship. It is however the host Association did not fully sponsor the event making a drop from 60s to 52 countries only this year.

There were many notable players in tournament such as: Taewoong Wei of Korea (who got 2nd during the WAGC) HU YuQing from China, Sebastian Mualim from Indonesia, Wan Kao of Macau and Andrew Kay of United Kingdom.

Regardless, Hui Yee had shown her great fighting spirit against all the foes she against earning herself 1 win.

Result:
1st – Tae-woong WEI (Korea)
2nd – YuQing HU (China)
3rd – Vorawat TANAPATSOPOL (Thailand)
4th – Yoshiyuki TSUCHIMUNE (Japan)
5th – Benjamin LOCKHART (USA)
6th – Lukas PODPERA (Czech Republic)
7th - Emil Estuardo GARCIA BUSTAMANTE (Mexico)
8th – Cheng Jiun JUANG (Chinese Taipei)
9th – Dmitry SURIN (Russia)
10th – Jiarui ZHAO (Hong Kong)
– Alvin Ng Yong Han (Singapore)

17th – WanKao Lou (Macau)
18th – Jimmy Khai Yong CHENG(Malaysia)

32nd – Sebastian MUALIM (Indonesia)

51st – Hui Yee SUNG (Brunei)

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For more information please like us at http://www.facebook.com/groups/Bruneigo