Author: xinwengolife

Brunei most talented female player to compete in the 9th Korea Prime Minister Baduk Championship 2014

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*Ladies in Seoul*

Chai Hui and Hui Yee
Chai Hui and Hui Yee

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The 9th Korea Prime Minister Baduk Championship will be occurring on the 17th September to the 23rd September, 2014 first time in Seoul, South Korea! Our most talented female player: Hui Yee (1-dan) will be making her debut in this world championship against over 60-countries! The Association’s president Chai Hui (1-dan) will be accompanying the player and exposing herself to the host Association.

Be sure to support us at http://www.facebook.com/groups/Bruneigo for more information!

Hari Belia Kebangsaan Ke-9 2014

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*The 9th National Youth Day Celebration*

BDGA representatives
BDGA representatives

[pictures credit to : JiaHui]
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The 9th National Youth Day Celebration was held at the Indoor Stadium Brunei Darussalam on the 3rd September, 2014 in the morning from 08 00. His Majesty the Sultan dan Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam arrived at 10 00. During the event, His Majesty also presented a titah and awarded three recipients and one association with an annual youth award.

On the other hand, Ray, David Duo, Xinwen, Jiahui and Peng Hui attended the celebration as the representative of Brunei Darussalam Go Association.

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*More Pictures*

VVIP Seats
VVIP Seats
HIs Majesty Sultan of Brunei
HIs Majesty Sultan of Brunei
Performances
Performances
Overall look
Overall look

 

Gathering with the crew during Ramandhan and Raya

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*10-years in promoting Go*

Sungkai Buffet at Cocoa Cafe
Sungkai Buffet at Cocoa Cafe

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Open House at Lumut with Sid and his wife
Open House at Lumut with Sid and his wife

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Last but not least, on behalf of the Brunei Darussalam Go Association, i wish you all Selamat Hari Raya Aidilfitri Maaf Zahir dan Batin! eat safe and play safe !!

No miracle bestow upon Winston in WAGC

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*No luck :(? *

Against Mongolia
Against Mongolia at Final Round

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The 35th World Amateur Go Championship was hosted in Gyeongju of South Korea on the 4th July to the 11th July, 2014 with our player: HoSoon fighting his best in the 8-rounds competition. To whatever reason our players failed to bring up good performance in the tournament earned only 1-win.

Nevertheless, the results are as followed with Taiwan to win the tournament the first time in the history of World Amateur Go Championship!

1st – Yi-Tien CHAN (Taiwan)
2nd – Tae-woong WEI (Korea)
3rd – Wang RUORAN (China)
4th – Nai San CHAN (Hong Kong)
5th – Bogdan ZHURAKOVSKYI (Ukraine)
6th – Lukas PODPERA (Czech Republic)
7th - Dmitri SURIN (Russia)
8th – Fredrik BLOMBACK (Sweden)
9th – Kiko EMURA (Japan)

11th – Jia Cheng (Singapore)

14th – Tiawattananont THANAPOL (Thailand)

20th – Suzanne D’BEL (Malaysia)

25th – Rafif Shidqi FITRAH (Indonesia)

53rd – Ho Soon (Brunei)

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*Our Leader is being featured in Ranka!*

President of Brunei Darussalam Go Association
President of Brunei Darussalam Go Association

read here: http://ranka.intergofed.org/?p=11262

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*Some Pictures*

our player!
our player!
With Cho HunHyun
With Cho HunHyun

please join http://facebook.com/groups/BruneiGo for more pictures and information about us!!

“Miracle Winston” to fight in the 35th World Amateur Go Championship 2014

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*Winston Ang and Chai Hui*

Brunei Representatives
Brunei Representatives

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The 35th World Amateur Go Championship will be held in Gyeongju of Gyeongsang Province, South Korea from the 4th of July ~ 11th July, 2014. Its the second times for Brunei Darussalam Go Association to participate in this world championship sending Ho Soon (3-kyu) and the Association’s president, Chai Hui (1-dan) as team leader.

Previously (here), Ho Soon had brought proud to the Association in the 2012 Korea Prime Minister Baduk Championship considering its his debut in World Championship – but can he perform better and achieve expectation!?

external link:

http://facebook.com/groups/Bruneigo

http://ranka.intergofed.org/

Happy 100th Birthday to Go Seigen (吳清源)!

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*Go Seigen*

Go Seigen (credit to Zhang Jingna)
Go Seigen (credit to Zhang Jingna)

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One of the most favourited and greatest Professional Go Player of all time has just turned into 100 years old! Can you imagine that!?

He who had changed the conventional style of play of ours into a modern fuseki along with kitani minoru (木谷 実)!

Lets us not forget to enjoy our game of Go and for more information about him, please visit http://gogameguru.com/go-seigen-turns-100-today/

Please support the Brunei Darussalam Go Association by joining us at http://www.facebook.com/groups/bruneigo

don’t forget to follow me at @xinwengolife

Game of Go song in the 80s!

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*Chris Linn

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Have everyone heard of the game of Go song by Chris Linn back in the 80s? Listen to it now then! Never knew there was actually a song about Go written by a singer

 

In memories of Honinbo Shusaku 185th

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google.com
google.com

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Today [6th of June] marks the 185th birthday of Honinbo Shusaku (本因坊秀策). The image is shown at the google search itself other than brunei’s google search for whatever lousy reason (which they have never celebrated anything).

Proud to be part of the big world of Go’s family. Enjoy and remember to play Shusaku Fuseki to commemorate the legendary player!