Mark Lee 7D (right) is the odds-on favorite to win this year’s Cotsen Open, being held in Los Angeles, CA this weekend. The former Korean insei swept the US Masters 9-0 last August and has been visiting Myungwan Kim 9P in LA since then, where he’s also been teaching go and studying English. Lee defeated Yixian Zhou 6D handily in the first round Saturday morning. Other top players at the Cotsen include Beomgeun Cho 7D, Calvin Sun 7D, Youwhan Kim 7D, Leran Zou 7D, and Qipeng Luo 7D. The E-Journal is broadcasting top boards live on KGS all day from the Korean Cultural Center in Los Angeles, as well as tweeting @theaga and posting updates here.
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