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The 2nd SportAccord World Mind Games in Beijing

Go competition
Men’s Individual – Gold :
CHOI Chulhan 9 Dan – Pro [ Korea ]
Women’s Individual – Gold :
LI He 3 Dan – Pro [ China ]
Pair Go – Gold :
CHOI Jeong 2 Dan–Pro & CHOI Chulhan 9 Dan–Pro [ Korea ]

The Go competition of the 2nd SportAccord World Mind Games will take place from 12-19 December 2012 in Beijing, China. Pandanet will make reports from the games.

All Results

Also tv-broadcast games on the official event website.

Date / Venue

December 12th (Wed) – 19th (Wed), 2012
Beijing International Convention Center

Participants

A total of 28 players to participate, with the following distribution:

  1. China, Japan, and Korea – three men and two women each
  2. Chinese Taipei – two men and two women
  3. Europe – three men and three women
  4. U.S. – one man and one woman
  5. South America – one man

Tournament Format

Men’s Individual – A total of 16 players will play a double-elimination tournament.
Women’s Individual – A total of 12 players will play a double-elimination tournament.
Match duration is 60 minutes each side, with three 30-second byo-yomi periods.
Pair Go – A total of eight pairs (4 from Asia, three from Europe, one from US) will play in a single-elimination tournament. Match duration is 60 minutes each side, with three 30-second byo-yomi periods.

Tournament Schedule

December, 2012. Time zone: CST (UTC+8).

Individual

Round 1 Dec 12 (wed) 14:00-17:00
Round 2 Dec 13 (thu) 9:30-12:30
Round 3 Dec 13 (thu) 15:00-18:00
Round 4 Dec 14 (fri) 15:00-18:00
Round 5 Dec 15 (sat) 9:30-12:30
Semifinals Dec 15 (sat) 15:00-18:00
Final Dec 16 (sun) 15:00-18:00

Pair Go

Quarterfinals Dec 18 (tue) 9:30-12:30
Semifinals Dec 18 (tue) 15:00-18:00
Final Dec 19 (wed) 9:30-12:30

Online award

Online award Dec 16 (sun) 10:00-11:30

Players

Players marked with * will play in both Individual and Pair Go

Japan M MURAKAWA Daisuke
7 Dan – Pro *
UCHIDA Shuhei
7 Dan – Pro
FUJITA Akihiko
3 Dan – Pro
F MUKAI Chiaki
5 Dan – Pro *
OKUDA Aya
3 Dan – Pro
 
China M JIANG Weijie
9 Dan – Pro *
CHEN Yaoye
9 Dan – Pro
TUO Jiaxi
3 Dan – Pro
F LI He
3 Dan – Pro *
RUI Naiwei
9 Dan – Pro
 
Korea M CHOI Chulhan
9 Dan – Pro *
KANG Dongyoon
9 Dan – Pro
PARK Jeonghwan
9 Dan – Pro
F CHOI Jeong
2 Dan – Pro *
PARK Jieun
9 Dan – Pro
 
Chinese Taipei M LIN Chi-han
9 Dan – Pro *
LIN Chun-yen
5 Dan – Pro
 
F Joanne MISSINGHAM
6 Dan – Pro *
SU Sheng-fang
2 Dan – Pro
 
Europe M Csaba MERO
6 Dan [Hungary] *
Jan HORA
6 Dan [Czech] *
Ilya SHIKSHIN
7 Dan [Russia] *
F Rita POCSAI
5 Dan [Hungary] *
WONG Lok Ying
5 Dan [UK] *
Natalia KOVALEVA
5 Dan [Russia] *
North America M Tianyu LIN
7 Dan [Canada] *
   
F Irene SHA
6 Dan [Canada] *
   
Latin America M Fernando AGUILAR
7 Dan [Argentina]
   
F      

The total amount of prize money

USD $400,000

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