4 votes

What is the actual world ranking of Fan Hui

Just to add a few notes in addition to Pieter's answer, and with a hint to your implied question (can AlphaGo beat Lee Sedol?): First off, I'm not sure if you thought being 9p automatically means ...
user avatar
  • 6,854
4 votes

What board and card games have full-time professional players?

Duplicate bridge certainly has full-time professional players who earn their living playing, although most of them are also teachers, and play with students for pay. There at least used to be ...
user avatar
  • 1,065
3 votes
Accepted

What is the actual world ranking of Fan Hui

I believe your information comes from this unofficial rating system: http://www.goratings.org/ Fan Hui's page on that site: http://www.goratings.org/players/1480.html Fan Hui only only played a ...
user avatar
  • 1,021
3 votes

What board and card games have full-time professional players?

I won't give a list since a list will keep changing. Rather, I'll give a method to find these games. Go to https://www.twitch.tv/, which is the most popular platform used by streamers to stream ...
user avatar
  • 11.2k
3 votes

What board and card games have full-time professional players?

There are a number of Magic: the Gathering players who derive all their income from the game, whether that be: A direct contract from Wizards of the Coast, given to the players with the best ...
user avatar
2 votes
Accepted

Mysterious move

I will concentrate on the question 3 vs. a. While a move at a will also settle black's top left group, it helps the two white stones to make shape and build up pressure towards blacks top right corner....
user avatar
1 vote

What is the actual world ranking of Fan Hui

Is there any official and accessible world ranking ? No; Rankings are done by national Go organizations, with some variance existing between them. What is the exact rank of Fan Hui ? As reported ...
user avatar

Only top scored, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible