Teen Go prodigy Nakamura to shift playing base to S. Korea


Sumire Nakamura, a 14-year-old Japanese prodigy in the ancient board game of Go, is trying to shift her playing base to South Korea, where many world champions have been born. Japan's Go governing body, the Nihon Ki-in, made the announcement earlier this week following a report by South Korea's Yonhap News Agency about Nakamura's move. South Korea and China have been the strongest countries in the game of black and white stones in recent years, while Japan continues to struggle. If South Korea's governing body approves her application, Nakamura will next March become the first player among tho...

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