List of top title holders in Go

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The lists below comprise the top title-winning professional Go players.

International[edit]

As of 22 November 2017
# Nat. Player Total
1 South Korea Lee Changho 21
2 South Korea Lee Sedol 18
3 South Korea Cho Hunhyun 11
4 China Gu Li 8
5 China Ke Jie 7
6-t Japan Takemiya Masaki 6
6-t South Korea Yoo Changhyuk 6
6-t China Kong Jie 6
9 Japan Yoda Norimoto 4
10-t Japan Otake Hideo 3
10-t China Chang Hao 3
10-t South Korea Park Yeong-hun 3
10-t China Yu Bin 3

Total by country[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 Park Yeong-hun 2
9 Japan Rin Kaiho 2
10 Japan Koichi Kobayashi 2
11 Japan Cho Sonjin 2

Total by country[edit]

China[edit]

As of 26 December 2017
# 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-t Kong Jie 11 1 6 18
5-t Chen Yaoye 12 4 2 18
6 Ke Jie 7 1 7 15
7 Liu Xiaoguang 12 1 0 13
9 Zhou Heyang 10 1 1 12
10 Qiu Jun 9 2 0 11

Japan[edit]

As of 6 August 2014
# Player Domestic International Continental Total
1 Cho Chikun
Meiyo Meijin, 25th Honinbō
70 2 3 75
2 Eio Sakata (deceased)
23rd Honinbō
64 0 0 64
3 Koichi Kobayashi
Meiyo Kisei, Meijin and Gosei
58 1 2 61
4 Yuta Iyama
26th Honinbō
Meiyo Kisei and Gosei
51 1 2 54
5 Masao Kato (deceased)
Meiyo Oza
47 0 0 47
6 Hideo Otake
Meiyo Gosei
38 3 0 41
7 Cho U 37 1 1 39
8-t Norimoto Yoda 30 4 0 34
8-t Rin Kaiho
Meiyo Tengen
31 1 2 34
10 Yoshio Ishida
24th Honinbō
23 1 0 24
11-t Masaki Takemiya 17 6 0 23
11-t Naoki Hane 22 0 1 23
13 Keigo Yamashita 22 0 0 22
14-t Hideyuki Fujisawa (deceased)
Meiyo Kisei
21 0 0 21
14-t O Rissei 19 2 0 21

South Korea[edit]

As of 17 December 2017
# 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 Yeonghun 15 2 3 20
9 Park Junghwan 15 1 2 18
10 Choi Cheolhan 14 0 2 16
Key

Bold indicates an active player

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