Lee Chang-ho 9p is a Korean professional, well known in the west as “Stone Buddha”. Considered by many to be the strongest player from 1995 till 2006. He started playing Go at the age of 6 and also became student of Cho Hunhyun 9p. I thought this game would be really exciting to look at, because in this game, the teacher manages to win, although in most games between them Lee Chang-ho wins. They have in fact played 285 games between each other and Lee Chang-ho leads with 175 wins. I hope all of you will enjoy this wonderful game with commentary by Andrii !
Below you can find Andrii Kravets 1-dan professional European player commenting the game. For these of you having trouble with coordinates, please click Ctrl+R or save the sgf with Ctrl+S. Enjoy !
I started to play Go at the age of 8. From the very beginning I liked this game a lot, and after few years of study I became the European under 12-champion. In the next few years Go was a big part of my life. Sometimes I made a pause for a few weeks, sometimes I played like a mad man for 24 hours in row. When I finished University I went to study Go in China. I went twice to China, spending one year in total there. There I improved my go skills a lot and two years later I become a professional. Now I continue to study this game and hope to achieve new victories.