Pandanet-AGA City League
The City League is an AGA tournament where teams from city’s play in a league system on the Pandanet-IGS server in the AGA room. The teams consist of up to five players, out of which three are selected to play in each round.
See current rules for more information at this time.
One Week Away!
In one week the Pandanet AGA City League Finals will be played in Boston, MA a the US Go Congress. Canwa Vancouver 1 will take on Greater Washington for the championship. Canwa Vancouver won the second year of the tournament. Greater Washington has been in the finals before. All games will be broadcast on Pandanet in the AGA City League room at 3pm EST.
Your lineup for the finals will be:
Board 1: Hanchen Zhang vs Zirui Tim Song
Board 2: Ryan Li vs Eric Lui
Board 3: Bill Lin vs Yuan Zhou
And the winners are...
Finals: Greater Washington vs Canwa Vancouver 1
3rd: Los Angeles
1st: Washington DC 2
3rd: New Jersey
4th: San Francisco 1
1st: Atlanta 2
2nd: Boston 3
On Saturday July 30th Greater Washington will face Canwa Vancouver 1 at the US Go Congress. They each are vying for the $5000 first place prize and a very large trophy. The game will be broadcast on the AGA Youtue Channel and reviewed by Hajin Lee 3p. Watch this space for the finals lineup.
Nick Sibicky reviews Eric Lui vs Ricky Zhao
Final rounds of the AGA City League this Sunday
The last round of the Pandanet AGA City League is this Sunday May 22nd. Each of these teams has played six exciting rounds so far with one more and the finals to go. Play starts at 3pm EST/12pm PST on Sunday unless otherwise noted on the schedule pages. Schedules: A League / B League / C League
Vancouver has climbed slightly ahead of Greater Washington in the A League. They are 5-1 each against the rest of the field. With two professionals for each team (Chinese and American professionals), play has shown the strength of their players. Los Angeles has been hot on their heels all year with Boston one game behind them.
Washington DC 2 has taken a commanding lead all year with their undefeated streak. Edmonton has taken one loss this year. We’ll have to see who leads the middle of the pack between Washington DC 1, New Jersey, and San Francisco 1.
The C League is led by Atlanta 2, followed by Boston 3, and Atlanta 1.
AGA City League Round 3 results
As the third round of the Pandanet AGA City League closes out we have some leaders emerging from the packs. In League A the Greater Washington and Canwa Vancouver 1 teams have always been at the top of the leader boards. Both teams are undefeated in their league. Los Angeles, two time winners, are in third place at this point. Washington DC 2 has come out strong this year leading with three wins so far. Coming closely behind is Washington DC 1 and San Francisco 1. League C has Atlanta 2 leading with the third round. Their opponents have some catching up to do for the last four rounds. Boston 3 is close behind Atlanta 2.
Watch Hajin Lee 3p review two games from the A League. This round she looked at new 1p Eric Lui’s game against Edward Kim 7d and Bill Lin’s win over AGA professional exam contender Aaron Ye. Learn why joseki is important throughout the game in this video.