Piao Wenyao

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Piao Wenyao
Full name Piao Wenyao / Park Moon-yo
Chinese 朴文堯 / 박문요
Born (1988-04-25) April 25, 1988 (age 26)
Heilongjiang, China
Residence China
Turned pro 1999
Rank 9 dan
Affiliation Zhongguo Qiyuan

Piao Wenyao (born April 25, 1988) is a Chinese professional Go player of Korean descent currently residing in Harbin, Heilongjiang.[1]

Biography[edit]

Piao became a professional player at the age of 11 in 1999. He was promoted to a rank of 3 dan in 2001, and is currently 9 dan. Piao achieved his first international breakthrough in 2011 by winning the 15th LG Cup, defeating compatriot Kong Jie by a score of 2-0. Prior to winning the LG Cup, Piao's other international achievement was coming in runners up in the World Oza, where he lost 2-0 to Gu Li in the finals.

Promotion record[edit]

Rank
Year
Notes
1 dan 1999
2 dan 2001
3 dan 2001
4 dan 2005
5 dan 2007
6 dan
7 dan
8 dan
9 dan 2011 Promoted from 5 dan to 9 dan for winning the 15th LG Cup.

Titles and runners-up[edit]

Domestic
Title Wins Runners-up
Mingren 1 (2008)
Ahan Tongshan Cup 1 (2009)
Xinan Wang 1 (2010)
CCTV Cup 1 (2007)
National Go Individual 1 (2010)
Total 2 3
Domestic
Title Wins Runners-up
LG Cup 1 (2011)
World Oza 1 (2008)
Total 1 1

Total: 3 titles, 4 runners-up.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Games List: Piao Wenyao". Fuseki Info. Retrieved 28 December 2010. 
  2. ^ "Piao Wenyao 5p". gogameworld.com. Retrieved 31 May 2011.