The group stage of the second season of the Transatlantic Professional Go League (TPGL) concluded on 19 June. Three players out of five are qualified for the knockout stage from each group, and below you can see the pairing:
Ilya Shikshin 4p v. Brady Zhang 7d
Ali Jabarin 2p v. Artem Kachanovskyi 2p
Ryan Li 3p v. Ilya or Brady
Kevin Yang 7d v. Ali or Artem
Ryan Li and Kevin Yang finished the group stage with a flawless score of 4-0, and both lost one game out of nine they played: to Ali Jabarin 2p and Artem Kachanovskyi 2p, respectively.
The second and third places in each group were decided by the tie-breakers, as there were three players with two wins. For more details, see the web page of the 2nd TPGL.
Below you can find a game in which Ali Jabarin 2p defeated Ryan Li 3p.
Report by Artem