List of top title holders in Go

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A list of the top title winning professional Go players.

Lists updated on 21 December 2011.

International[edit]

As of 25 August 2013
# Nat. Player Total
1 South Korea Lee Chang-ho 21
2 South Korea Lee Sedol 17
3 South Korea Cho Hunhyun 11
4 China Gu Li 7
5-t China Kong Jie 6
5-t South Korea Yoo Changhyuk 6
5-t Japan Masaki Takemiya 6
8 Japan Norimoto Yoda 4
9-t China Chang Hao 3
9-t South Korea Pak Yeong-hun 3
9-t China Yu Bin 3
12-t South Korea Choi Cheol-han 2
12-t Japan Cho Chikun 2
12-t Japan Cho U 2
12-t Japan Hideo Otake 2
12-t Japan O Rissei 2
12-t China Ma Xiaochun 2
12-t South Korea Paek Hongsuk 2

Total by country and region[edit]

Continental[edit]

As of 26 August 2013
# Nat. Player Total
1 China Gu Li 9
2 South Korea Lee Chang-ho 6
3 China Chang Hao 5
4 China Chen Yaoye 4
5 China Ma Xiaochun 3
6 Japan Cho Chikun 3
7 South Korea Lee Sedol 3
8 South Korea Pak Yeong-hun 2
9 Japan Rin Kaiho 2
10 Japan Kobayashi Koichi 2
11 Japan Cho Sonjin 2

Total by country[edit]

China[edit]

As of 26 August 2013
# Player Domestic International Continental Total
1-t Gu Li 31 7 9 47
1-t Ma Xiaochun 42 2 3 47
3 Nie Weiping 30 0 1 31
4 Chang Hao 20 3 5 28
5 Kong Jie 11 6 0 17
6-t Chen Yaoye 8 0 4 12
6-t Zhou Heyang 10 1 1 12
8 Yu Bin 8 3 0 11
9 Liu Xiaoguang 9 0 1 10
10 Qiu Jun 8 0 1 9
11-t Wang Xi 6 1 0 7
11-t Jiang Weijie 5 1 1 7

Japan[edit]

As of 06 August 2014
# Player Domestic International Continental Total
1 Cho Chikun
Meiyo Meijin, 25th Honinbo
69 2 3 74
2 Eio Sakata (deceased)
23rd Honinbo
64 0 0 64
3 Koichi Kobayashi
Meiyo Kisei, Meijin and Gosei
58 1 2 61
4 Masao Kato (deceased)
Meiyo Oza
47 0 0 47
5 Hideo Otake
Meiyo Gosei
38 3 0 41
6 Cho U 37 2 0 39
7-t Norimoto Yoda 30 4 0 34
7-t Rin Kaiho
Meiyo Tengen
31 1 2 34
9 Yuta Iyama 27 0 1 28
10 Yoshio Ishida
24th Honinbo
23 1 0 24
11-t Masaki Takemiya 17 6 0 23
11-t Naoki Hane 22 0 1 23
13-t Hideyuki Fujisawa (deceased)
Meiyo Kisei
21 0 0 21
13-t Keigo Yamashita 21 0 0 21
13-t O Rissei 19 2 0 21

South Korea[edit]

As of 31 August 2013
# Player Domestic International Continental Total
1 Cho Hunhyun 143 11 0 154
2 Lee Chang-ho 117 23 6 146
3 Lee Sedol 26 16 0 42
4 Kim In 30 0 0 30
5 Seo Bongsoo 27 1 0 28
6 Cho Namchul (deceased) 23 0 0 23
7 Pak Yeong-hun 14 3 2 19
8 Yoo Changhyuk 13 6 0 18
9-t Choi Cheol-han 11 2 0 13
9-t Park Junghwan 11 1 1 13
Key

Bold indicates an active player

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