Go at the 2010 Asian Games
at the 2010 Asian Games
|Venue||Guangzhou Chess Institute|
|Dates||20 November 2010– 26 November 2010|
|Competitors||77 from 10 nations|
A Weiqi tournament was held at the 2010 Asian Games in Guangzhou for the first time at an Asiad. The three events in the competition - men's team, women's team and mixed doubles — were held between 20 and 26 November 2010 at the Guangzhou Chess Institute.
Competitors from China, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, North Korea, Malaysia, Mongolia, Chinese Taipei, Thailand and Vietnam were taking part in Weiqi across the three events, although not all nations had competitors in each.
A total of 77 athletes from 10 nations competed in go at the 2010 Asian Games:
- Jiang, Yuxia. "New sports to be introduced at Asian Games 2010". Xinhua. Retrieved 9 July 2010.
- "The Guangzhou 2010 Asian Games Sports Events Programme". Official Games website. Archived from the original on 24 July 2010. Retrieved 9 July 2010.
- "Weiqi - Sport Related Information". Guangzhou Asian Games Organizing Committee. Archived from the original on 13 November 2010. Retrieved 14 November 2010.