Cao Dayuan

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Cao Dayuan
Full name Cao Dayuan
Chinese 曹大元
Pinyin Cáo Dàyuán
Born (1962-01-26) January 26, 1962 (age 56)
Shanghai, China
Residence China China
Turned pro 1985 (full time)
Rank 9 dan
Affiliation Zhongguo Qiyuan

Cáo Dàyuán (曹大元), born January 26, 1962) is a professional Go player.


Cao started learning Go when he was 11. He won the 4th World Amateur Go Championship in 1982 and turned professional in 1985. He was promoted to 9 dan in 1986.

Titles & runners-up[edit]

Ranks #10 in total amount of titles in China.

Title Years Held
Current 5
China NEC Cup (China) 1996
China CCTV Cup 1996, 1998
China National Go Individual 1994
China New Sports Cup 1986
Title Years Lost
Current 8
China Mingren 1993
China NEC Cup 1997, 1998
China CCTV Cup 1991
China New Sports Cup 1981, 1985, 1987, 1990
Defunct 1
China Qiwang 1998
Continental 1
Japan South Korea China Taiwan Asian TV Cup 1991

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