List of top title holders in Go

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The lists below comprise the top title-winning professional Go players. Bold names indicate active players.

International[edit]

As of 10 June 2018
# Nat. Player Total
1 South Korea Lee Changho 21
2 South Korea Lee Sedol 18
3 South Korea Cho Hunhyun 11
4-t China Gu Li 8
4-t China Ke Jie 8
6-t Japan Takemiya Masaki 6
6-t South Korea Yoo Changhyuk 6
6-t China Kong Jie 6
9 South Korea Park Junghwan 5
10 Japan Yoda Norimoto 4

Total by country[edit]

Continental[edit]

As of 26 August 2013
# Nat. Player Total
1 China Gu Li 9
2 South Korea Lee Changho 6
3 China Chang Hao 5
4 China Chen Yaoye 4
5-t China Ma Xiaochun 3
5-t Japan Cho Chikun 3
5-t South Korea Lee Sedol 3
8-t South Korea Park Yeonghun 2
8-t Japan Rin Kaiho 2
8-t Japan Kobayashi Koichi 2
8-t Japan Cho Sonjin 2

Total by country[edit]

China[edit]

As of 1 November 2018
# Player Domestic Continental International Total
1 Ma Xiaochun 47 5 2 54
2 Gu Li 31 12 8 51
3 Nie Weiping 33 1 0 34
4 Chang Hao 20 5 3 28
5 Ke Jie 10 2 8 20
6 Chen Yaoye 13 4 2 19
7 Kong Jie 11 1 6 18
8 Liu Xiaoguang 12 1 0 13
9 Zhou Heyang 10 1 1 12
10-t Qiu Jun 9 2 0 11
10-t Lian Xiao 10 1 0 11

Japan[edit]

As of 6 August 2014
# Player Domestic Continental International Total
1 Cho Chikun
Meiyo Meijin, 25th Honinbō
70 3 2 75
2 Eio Sakata (deceased)
23rd Honinbō
64 0 0 64
3 Koichi Kobayashi
Meiyo Kisei, Meijin and Gosei
58 2 1 61
4 Yuta Iyama
26th Honinbō
Meiyo Kisei and Gosei
55 2 1 58
5 Masao Kato (deceased)
Meiyo Oza
47 0 0 47
6 Hideo Otake
Meiyo Gosei
38 0 3 41
7 Cho U 37 1 1 39
8-t Norimoto Yoda 30 0 4 34
8-t Rin Kaiho
Meiyo Tengen
31 2 1 34
10 Yoshio Ishida
24th Honinbō
23 0 1 24

South Korea[edit]

As of 10 June 2018
# Player Domestic Continental International Total
1 Cho Hunhyun 143 0 11 154
2 Lee Changho 117 6 21 144
3 Lee Sedol 30 1 18 49
4 Kim In 30 0 0 30
5 Seo Bongsoo 27 0 1 28
6 Yoo Changhyuk 18 0 6 24
7 Cho Namchul (deceased) 23 0 0 23
8 Park Junghwan 16 1 5 22
9 Park Yeonghun 15 2 3 20
10 Choi Cheolhan 14 0 2 16

Europe[edit]

Currently Europe holds no record winners

References[edit]