GoNews/September 2007 to December 2008

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22 December 2008 (Korea)
Lee Sedol defeated Kang Dongyun in the fourth game of the Myeongin.
9 December 2008 (Korea)
Park Yeonghun defeated challenger Won Sungjin in the GS Caltex Cup, sweeping the series.
8 December 2008 (Korea)
Lee Sedol defeated Kang Dongyun by resignation in the second game of the Myeongin.
8 December 2008 (Japan)
Cho U defeated Yamashita Keigo by 2.5 in the fourth game of the Oza.
5 December 2008 (Korea)
Lee Sedol beat Kang Dongyun by resignation in the second game of the Myeongin.
4 December 2008 (Japan)
Cho U defeated Kono Rin in the third game of the Tengen. Cho thereby wins the title match and gains the Tengen title.
1 December 2008 (Korea)
Kang Dongyun won against Lee Sedol by 5.5 in the first game of the Myeongin.
1 December 2008 (Japan)
Yamashita Keigo avoided defeat in the Oza, beating Cho U by an impressive 11.5 points in the third game. Cho U leads 2-1.
24-29 November 2008 (Korea)
In the second stage of the Nongshim cup, Kang Dongyun nearly ran the table--scoring 5 wins before being defeated by Takao Shinji. The finals will be held in February. Along with Takao, the remaining players are Gu Li, Chang Hao, Lee Sedol and Lee Changho.
24 November 2008 (Korea)
Lee Sedol defeated Mok Jinseok by resignation in the second round of the Kuksu.
15 November 2008 (Japan)
Cho U defeated Takanashi Seiken by 2.5 points in the finals of the Agon Cup.
20 November 2008 (China)
Gu Li defeated Piao Wenyao by 1.5 points in the fifth game of the Mingren, thereby winning the title.
20 November 2008 (Japan)
Cho U defeated Kono Rin by resignation in the second game of the Tengen.
19 November 2008 (China)
Gu Li defeated Piao Wenyao in the fourth game of the Mingren, forcing the fifth and final game.
17 November 2008 (China)
Gu Li defeated Piao Wenyao by resignation in the third game of the Mingren.
13 November 2008 (Korea)
Lee Sedol defeated Mok Jinseok by resignation in the first round of the Kuksu.
13 November 2008 (Japan)
Cho U defeated Yamashita Keigo by resignation in the the second game of the Oza.
10 November 2008 (Korea)
Kang Dongyun defeated Lee Sedol in the first round of the Chunwon.
10 November 2008 (Japan)
Challenger Cho U defeated Kono Rin by resignation in the first game of the Tengen
5-6 November 2008 (Japan)
Cho U defeated Iyama Yuta in the final game of the 33rd Meijin title match, thereby retaining the title.
4 November 2008 (Taiwan)
Lin Zhihan, challenger, defeated Chen Shien in the fourth game of the Guoshou and won the title 3-1.
30-31 October 2008 (Japan)
Iyama Yuta defeated Cho U in just 99 moves, setting up a seventh and final game of the 33rd Meijin Title.
29 October 2008 (China)
Gu Li defeated Chang Hao by resignation in the Chinese Agon Cup.
27 October 2008 (Japan)
Cho U defeated titleholder Yamashita Keigo by resignation in the first round of the Oza.
25 October 2008 (China)
Qiu Jun defeated Liu Xing by resignation in the third round of the Chang-qi, winning the title.
26 October 2008 (China)
Piao Wenyao defeated Gu Li by resignation, taking a 2-0 lead in the Mingren.
21-24 October 2008 (Beijing)
In the first stage of the Nongshim cup, China's Tuo Jiaxi, 3p, won four games, knocking out Heo Yeongho, Yamashita Keigo, Yun Jungsang? and Kono Rin.
23 October 2008 (China)
Liu Xing defeated Qiu Jun by resignation in the first round of the Chang-ki Cup.
20 October 2008 (China)
Challenger Piao Wenyao defeated Gu Li by resignation in the first game of the Mingren.
15-16 October 2008 (Japan)
Cho U defeated Iyama Yuta by a half point in the fifth game of the 33rd Meijin Title. The game was unusual in that Cho played a moyo strategy, in contrast to his typical territorial play.
9 October 2008 (Japan)
Cho U defeated Iyama Yuta by resignation in the fourth game of the 33rd Meijin Title.
24-25 September 2008 (Japan)
Cho U won third game of the 33rd Meijin Title, defeating challenger Iyama Yuta by resignation.
17-18 September 2008 (Japan)
Iyama Yuta defeated Cho U by half a point in the second game of the Meijin Title.
4-5 September 2008 (Japan)
Challenger Iyama Yuta defeated Cho U by 5.5 points in the first game of the 33rd Meijin Title.
15 August 2008 (Japan)
Cho U defeated Yamashita Keigo by resignation to defend his Gosei title with a score of 3-1.
5 August 2008 (Korea)
Lee ChangHo defeated Mok Chin-Seok in the second round of the Electron-Land Cup, taking the title.
4 August 2008 (Korea)
Lee ChangHo won against Mok Chin-Seok in the first round of the Electron-Land Cup.
31 July 2008 (Japan)
Cho U defeated Yamashita Keigo in the third game of the Gosei match bringing the score to 2-1.
22-23 July 2008 (Japan)
Hane Naoki defeated Takao Shinji by resignation in the seventh game of the Honinbo to take the title. The series was one of the few times when a player has come back to win a title after being down 3-0.
17 July 2008 (Japan)
Hane Naoki defeated Takao Shinji by resignation, forcing a seventh game of the Honinbo.
15 July 2008 (Taiwan)
Lin Zhihan defeated Chen Shiyuan in the fourth game of the Tianyuan.
13 July 2008 (Taiwan)
Chen Shiyuan defeated Lin Zhihan in the third game of the Tianyuan.
12 July 2008 (Japan)
Yamashita Keigo defeated Cho U by resignation in the first game of the Gosei.
8 July 2008 (Taiwan)
Lin Zhihan defeated Chen Shiyuan in the second game of the Tianyuan, evening the score.
7 July 2008 (Japan)
Gu Li defeated Lee Changho to win the 21st Fujitsu Cup.
2 July 2008 (Japan)
Hane Naoki defeated Takao Shinji by resignation to extend the 63rd Honinbo match to a sixth game.
29 June 2008 (Taiwan)
Chen Shiyuan defeated Lin Zhihan in the first game of the Tianyuan.
26 June 2008 (Korea)
Weon Seong Chin defeated Gu Li to win the China Korea Tengen match with a score of 2-0.
24 June 2008 (Japan)
Hane Naoki defeated Takao Shinji by resignation to extend the 63rd Honinbo match to a fifth game.
11-12 June 2008 (Japan)
Takao Shinji won against Hane Naoki by resignation, taking a 3-0 lead in his defense of the Honinbo title.
28 May 2008 (Japan)
Takao Shinji defeated Hane Naoki by resignation, taking a 2-0 lead in his defense of the Honinbo title.
15 May 2008 (Japan)
Titleholder Takao Shinji defeated Hane Naoki by 3.5 in the first game of the 63rd Honinbo match.
8 April 2008 (China)
Gu Li defeated Zhou Heyang in the third game of the Tianyuan to keep the title.
7 April 2008 (China)
Challenger Zhou Heyang defeated Gu Li in the second game of the Tianyuan evening the score at 1-1.
5 April 2008 (Korea)
Paek Hongseok won the second game of the Kiseong by 1.5 points, evening the score with Pak Yeonghun.
3 April 2008 (Japan)
Takao Shinji wins the third game of the Judan against previous titleholder Cho Chikun, sweeping the title.
27 March 2008 (Japan)
Takao Shinji defeated Cho Chikun by resignation to take a 2-0 lead in the Judan.
19-20 March 2008 (Japan)
Yamashita Keigo defeated Cho Chikun in the seventh round of the Kisei, keeping the title.
6 March 2008 (Japan)
Challenger Takao Shinji defeated Cho Chikun in the first round of the 46th Judan.
27-28 February 2008 (Japan)
Cho Chikun defeated Yamashita Keigo by 3.5 points in the fifth game of the Kisei. The score is now 3-2 in favor of Yamashita.
28 February 2008 (International)
Lee Sedol won the LG Cup by winning the third round against Han Sanghoon.
27 February 2008 (International)
Lee Sedol defeated Han Sanghoon by resignation in the second round of the LG Cup.
25 February 2008 (International)
Han Sanghoon defeated Lee Sedol by resignation in the first round of the LG Cup.
21 February 2008 (Japan)
Yamashita Keigo defeated Cho Chikun by resignation in the fourth game of the Kisei. Yamashita now leads 3-1.
21 February 2008 (Interntional)
Chang Hao defeated Pak Yeonghun by resignation to win the Nongshim cup for China.
20 February 2008 (International)
Chang Hao defeated Lee Changho by half a point in the Nongshim cup. Chang will play Pak Yeonghun next.
19 February 2008 (International)
Chang Ho defeated Takao Shinji by 2.5 points in the Nongshim cup.
6-7 February 2008 (Japan)
Yamashita Keigo defeated Cho Chikun by resignation in the third game of the Kisei. The score is 2-1.
31 January 2008 (Japan)
Cho Chikun defeated Yamashita Keigo by resignation in the second game of the Kisei, evening the score.
24 January 2008 (International)
Lee Sedol won the Samsung Cup by winning the final round against Pak Yeonghun by 1.5.
23 January 2008 (International)
Pak Yeonghun won the second round of the Samsung Cup against Lee Sedol by resign.
21 January 2008 (International)
Lee Sedol won the first round of the Samsung Cup against Pak Yeonghun by 4.5.
18 January 2008 (International)
Gu Li won the Changki Cup by winning the third and final round against Liu Xing by resignation.
17 January 2008 (International)
Liu Xing defeated Gu Li by resignation in the second round of the Changki Cup, evening the score at 1-1.
15 January 2008 (International)
Gu Li defeated Liu Xing by resignation in the first round of the Changki Cup.
13 January 2008 (Japan)
Yamashita Keigo won the first game of the Kisei against Cho Chikun by resignation.
27 December 2007 (Taiwan)
Zhou Junxun won the fifth game of the Wangzuo against challenger Chen Shiyuan, winning the title by 3-2.
18 December 2007 (Korea)
Won SeongJin won the fourth game of the Chunwon, defeating Kang Dongyun by resignation and winning the title by 3-1.
17 December 2007 (Korea)
Pak YeongHun won the fifth and final game of the GS Caltex Cup defeating the previous titleholder Lee Sedol by a score of 3-2. All 5 games ended by resignation.
16 December 2007 (Taiwan)
Zhou Junxun won the second game of the Wangzuo by resignation, evening the score against challenger Chen Shiyuan.
13 December 2007 (Korea)
Kang Dongyun won the third game of the Chunwon against Won SeongJin. Won currently leads 2-1.
12 December 2007 (Korea)
Pak YeongHun won the fourth game of the GS Caltex Cup over title holder Lee Sedol, tying the series at 2-2.
11 December 2007 (Taiwan)
Challenger Chen Shiyuan won the first game of the Wangzuo over Zhou Junxun.
6 December 2007 (Japan)
Kono Rin won the fourth game of the Tengen, defeating challenger Yamashita Keigo by a score of 3-1.
29 November 2007 (Japan)
Yamashita Keigo won the fourth game of the Oza by resignation, defeating challenger Imamura Toshiya by a score of 3-1.
27 November 2007 (Japan)
Yamashita Keigo won the third game of the Oza to take a 2-1 lead over challenger Imamura Toshiya.
22 November 2007 (Japan)
Kono Rin won the third game of the Tengen match by resignation to take a 2-1 lead against challenger Yamashita Keigo.
15 November 2007 (Japan)
The Oza challenger Imamura Toshiya won the second game against Yamashita Keigo to even the score 1-1.
14 November 2007 (Japan)
Semifinals of the LG Cup: The finalists will be Yi Se'tol and Han Sanghoon 1 dan (!).
9 November 2007 (Japan)
Cho U defeated titleholder Takao Shinji in the seventh and final game of the the Meijin match to take the title.
8 November 2007 (Japan)
Kono Rin won the second game of the Tengen match by resignation to even the score at 1-1 against challenger Yamashita Keigo.
2 November 2007
Takao Shinji defeated challenger Cho U by half a point in the sixth game of the Meijin, to even the score at 3-3 and set up a seventh and final game. Last year, Cho was the Meijin and Takao was the challenger, in a series that went to six games.
2 November 2007 (Japan)
Challenger Yamashita Keigo defeated Kono Rin by resignation in the first game of the Tengen.
1 November 2007 (Korea)
Lee Sedol defeated Yun Junsang to win the first game of the Kuksu.
30 October 2007 (Korea)
Lee Sedol won the third game of the 35th Myeongin against challenger Cho Hanseung thereby sweeping the title match.
26 October 2007 (Japan)
Yamashita Keigo won the first game of the Oza against challenger Imamura Toshiya by resignation.
18 October 2007 (Japan)
Takao Shinji won the fifth game of the 32nd Meijin Title match against challenger Cho U by 2.5 points, making the score for the match 3-2 in favor of Cho.
17 October 2007 (Japan)
Winning the third game against Yashiro Kumiko in the title match by an half-point Xie Yimin took the 26th Female Honinbo title.
11 October 2007 (Japan)
In the fourth game of the 32nd Meijin - Title match, challenge Cho U defeated title holder Takao Shinji the score is now 3-1 in favor of Cho.
27 September 2007 (Japan)
In the third game of the 32nd Meijin - Title match, challenger Cho U defeated title holder Takao Shinji the score is now 2-1 in favor of the challenger

GoNews/September 2007 to December 2008 last edited by tapir on February 13, 2009 - 22:58
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