2th ~ 5th June 2019, The 14th Korea Prime Minister International Baduk Championship was held at Yeong Sports Park Stadium, Yeongwol-gun, Gangwon-do. SIA KXiang 2-dan made his debut in the World Amateur Go Championship accompanied by official, Winston ANG.
Notably, Asian Go Federation Annual General Meeting attended by representative Winston ANG has reported that prize ceremony was given out to the top 4 countries that excelled during the AGF Online Tournament happened this year. The Meeting also expressed that the objective of AGF will assist as much as possible in Go relevant supports upon requested.
KXiang won 2 games out of 6 games earning himself a position of 42 out of 62.
18th July 2019, the last day of St. Andrew’s School Go Class. Brunei Darussalam Go Association felt very pleased because there were some very promising students. Regardless, the students enjoyed a lot from Go.
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30th June 2019, Brunei Olympic Day was organized by the Ministry of Culture, Youth, and Sports. The event was held at the Multi-Purpose Hall of the Hassanal Bolkiah National Sports Complex, initiated by His Royal Highness Prince Haji Sufri Bolkiah.
Brunei Darussalam Go Association was invited to set up an exhibition to allow the Public to learn the game; moreover, The Association had the opportunity to demonstrate to His Royal Highness.
2th ~ 5th June 2019, The 40th World Amateur Go Championship was held at Shimane Culture Hall, Matsue, Shimane, Japan. Lim Fyang (age:13) has made his debut in the World Amateur Go Championship accompanied by team leader, Xinwen.
Brunei Darussalam Go Association has skipped for two-years and had decided to join the WAGC this year 2019 which was held at Matsue City of Shimane. Fyang was the youngest participants among the other 59 representatives.
Credit to Russia Go Federation
Fyang won 1 game out of 8 games earning himself a position of 59th out of 60th – overall he wasn’t prepared but he has did his best considered his level (10kyu 2019).
List of Fyang opponent & Kifu:
1- Shou Kai LEE (Malaysia)
5th May, 2019, The 8th Ilyo News World Children’s Baduk Championship was commenced at the Olympic Park of Seoul, Korea. This is the first time Korea Baduk Federation and Ilyo News invited Association from the Asia to participate.
From Brunei Darussalam Go Association, we have Cayenne (age:11) and Yoon Jae (Age:8) participated in the Asia Children’s Group.