Qian Yuping

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Qian Yuping
Full name Qian Yuping
Chinese 錢宇平
Born (1966-10-06) October 6, 1966 (age 51)
China Shanghai, China
Residence China China
Turned pro 1985 (full time)
Rank 9 dan
Affiliation Zhongguo Qiyuan

Qian Yuping (simplified Chinese: 钱宇平; traditional Chinese: 錢宇平; pinyin: Qián Yǔpíng; born October 6, 1966) is a Chinese professional Go player.[1]


Qian was born in Shanghai, China. He started playing Go when he was 6 years old. In 1987, he reached 9 dan, the highest rank. At the time he was one of the youngest 9 dans. A year later, he won his first title, the National Go Individual. In 1991, he made it all the way to the final of the Fujitsu Cup, but could not play due to health reasons.

Qian was one of China's best players during the 1990s.

Past titles & Runners-up[edit]

Title Years Held
Current 3
China CCTV Cup 1990, 1992
China National Go Individual 1988
Defunct 1
China Qiwang 1994
Title Years Lost
Current 3
China Tianyuan 1990
China CCTV Cup 1994
China National Go Individual 1990
China New Sports Cup 1983
Defunct 1
China Qiwang 1995
Continental 1
Japan South Korea China Taiwan Asian TV Cup 1994
International 1
Japan South Korea China Taiwan Europe United States Fujitsu Cup 1991


  1. ^ "Games List: Qian Yuping". Fuseki Info. Retrieved 28 December 2010.