World Youth Go Championship

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World Youth Go Championship
Full nameWorld Youth Go Championship
Started1984
SponsorsIng Wei'Chi Foundation

The World Youth Go Championship (WYGC) is a Go tournament that has been held annually since 1984 making it the second longest running amateur Go tournament in the world.[1]

This event is sponsored by the Ing Foundation, and therefore Ing's rules are used. A number of strong participants in the World Youth Go Championship eventually became World Champions, such as Chang Hao, Gu Li, Lee Sedol.[2]

There is a Junior division for players aged under 12, and a Senior division for players aged under 16.

Past results[edit]

Event Year Location Junior Winner Senior Winner US Junior Rep US Senior Rep Canada Senior Rep[3]
1st 1984 Taipei, Taiwan 金荣桓(韩) N/A Janice Kim N/A NA
2nd 1985 Taipei, Taiwan 孔柄柱(韩) N/A Janice Kim N/A NA
3rd 1986 Taipei, Taiwan 李相勋(韩) N/A Tony Pa N/A NA
4th 1987 Hong Kong, China 余平(中) N/A Tony Pa/Alan Chen N/A NA
5th 1988 Paris, France Chang Hao N/A David Mechner/Tony Pa N/A NA
6th 1989 Singapore 夏衔誉(台) 金万树(韩) Lisa Chen/Irene Chen ? ?
7th 1990 Guilin, China 李君凯(中) 夏衔誉(台) Lisa Chen/Irene Chen ? ?
8th 1991 Ningpo, China 韩文德(韩) Wang Lei David Haff ? ?
9th 1992 San José, USA Lin Chih-han Zhou Heyang None Joey Hung / David Zeng / Yuan Zhou Vincent Wong
10th 1993 Ottawa, Canada 王尧(中) An Cho-young John Lee ? ?
11th 1994 San Francisco, USA Gu Li 安达勋(韩) ? ? ?
12th 1995 Amsterdam[4] 李秀勇(韩) Huang Yizhong Bellamy Liu James Chien ?
13th 1996 Seoul, Korea Park Yeong-hun Hu Yaoyu Eric Lui Janathan Wang ?
14th 1997 Nantou County, Taiwan Lee Young-gu 刘熙(中) Jesse Chao Janathan Wang ?
15th 1998 Guiyang, China 李康(中) Liu Xing Eric Lui Janathan Wang ?
16th 1999 Singapore 景石(中) 彭荃(中) Eric Lui Janathan Wang ?
17th 2000 Prague, Czech Republic[5] Tong-yun Kang Lei Wang Eric Liu Matthew Curran ?
18th 2001 Maui, USA[6] Hyeong-chin Kweon Hyeong-hwan Kim Curtis Tang Eric Lui ?
19th 2002 Bangkok, Thailand[7] Zhou Ruiyang Kang Li Mozheng Guan - ?
20th 2003 Shanghai, China 강유택 Chen Yaoye ? ? ?
21st 2004 Vancouver, Canada[8] Yulin Tong Gu Lingyi Curtis Tang Mozheng guan ?
22nd 2005 Barcelona, Spain[9] Hyeon Na Hao Zhang Calvin Sun Sichen Zhong ?
23rd 2006 Shenzhen, China[10] Hyeon Na Peng Liyao Calvin Sun Curtis Tang ?
24th 2007 Waltham, USA[11] Seung-yu Han Xingwen Liao Calvin Sun William Zhou ?
25th 2008 Guiyang, China[12] Ke Jie Mi Yuting Calvin Sun William Zhou ?
26th 2009 Changzhi, China[13] Yang Dingxin Li Xuanhao Andrew Lu Calvin Sun Andrew Huang
27th 2010 Penghu Island, Taiwan[14] Li Qincheng Han Seung Joo Kevin Fang Calvin Sun Andrew Huang
28th 2011 Bucharest, Romania[15] Yuanpei Liao Ke Jie Aaron Ye[16] Vincent Zhuang Amira Song
29th 2012 Luoyang, China[17] Wang Shi Yi Li Qincheng Aaron Ye[18] Calvin Sun Bill Lin
30th 2013 Prague, Czech Republic[19] Seki Kotaro Wang Zejin Jeremy Chiu[20] Andrew Lu Amira Song
31st 2014 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia[21] Huang Mingyu Xu Jiayang Brandon Zhou[22] Albert Yen David Lu
32nd 2015 Harbin, China[23] Xinghao Wang Weiqing Li Ary Cheng Jeremy Chiu Melissa Zhang
33rd 2016 Tokyo, Japan[24] Yeom Jiwoong Jiang Qirun Matthew Cheng Aaron Ye Kevin Wan
34th 2017 Chiangmai, Thailand[25] Chunhui Wang Xinghao Wang Frederick Bao Gabriella Su
35th 2018 Bacharach, Germany[26] Xiào Zébīn Lǐ Zéruì Elwin Li Melissa Cao Henry Chen

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "World Youth Goe Championship".
  3. ^ "U.S. World Youth Go Championship Rep".
  4. ^ Jan, Van der Steen. "12th World Youth Go Championship". GoBase.org. Retrieved 9 February 2012.
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  6. ^ "World Youth Go Championship 2001".
  7. ^ "World Youth Go Championship 2002".
  8. ^ "World Youth Go Championship 2004".
  9. ^ "World Youth Go Championship 2005".
  10. ^ "World Youth Go Championship 2006".
  11. ^ "World Youth Go Championship 2007".
  12. ^ "World Youth Go Championship 2008".
  13. ^ "World Youth Go Championship 2009".
  14. ^ "World Youth Go Championship 2010".
  15. ^ "World Youth Go Championship 2011 Finals". EuroGoTV. Retrieved 9 February 2012.
  16. ^ "2011 U.S. World Youth Go Championship Qualifiers".
  17. ^ "World Youth Go Championship 2012".
  18. ^ "2012 U.S. World Youth Go Championship Qualifiers".
  19. ^ "World Youth Go Championship 2013".
  20. ^ "2013 U.S. World Youth Go Championship Qualifiers".
  21. ^ "World Youth Go Championship 2014".
  22. ^ "2014 U.S. World Youth Go Championship Qualifiers".
  23. ^ "World Youth Go Championship 2015".
  24. ^ "World Youth Go Championship 2016".
  25. ^ "World Youth Go Championship 2017".
  26. ^ "World Youth Go Championship 2018".