The world go championship

The second world go championship

Pro Tournaments name The world go championship
Sponsorship The Nihon Ki-in
The special support
The support NTT DOCOMO Inc.Sumitomo Mitsui CardHankyu CorporationGo shogi channel
Special cooperation Nihon Keizai Shimbun, Inc.
Cooperation Japan Airlines Co., Ltd., Dwango Co., Ltd.
Special support
Support
The championship prize money 20 million yen
Special site World go championship special site
Challenge class, the final
Pro Tournaments form Tie by six
The time limit Three hours
Countdown It is countdown of one minute for five minutes
Komi Six and a half
Participation qualification Last time champion, person from each country ranking high rank
Remaining, seed rule Champion is next time participation qualification
The foundation year 2017

※ Title, grade are things at the time of lottery

Representative from Japan deciding match

  • Time limit three hours
  • We count down from remainder five minutes

Lottery day: December 14, 2017

Go players nameThe semifinalsThe final
Motoki Katsuya 8dan Yamashita
2/5
2/19
Yamashita Keigo 9dan
Kono Rin 9dan Ichiriki
1/22
Ichiriki Ryo 8dan

The first world go championship

Pro Tournaments name The world go championship
Sponsorship The Nihon Ki-in
The special support
The support NTT DOCOMO Inc.Sumitomo Mitsui CardDaiwa Securities Group Inc.Hankyu Corporation
Special cooperation Nihon Keizai Shimbun, Inc.
Cooperation Hankyu Hanshin hotelsJapan Airlines Co., Ltd.Dwango Co., Ltd.
Special support Go shogi channel
Support
The championship prize money 30 million yen
Special site World go championship special site
Challenge class, the final
Pro Tournaments form Round robin league match
The time limit Three hours
Countdown It is countdown of one minute for five minutes
Komi Six and a half
Participation qualification One person is recommended by Japan, China, Korea. The Nihon Ki-in recommends AI
Remaining, seed rule
The foundation year 2017
First kaiyushoho*kan

※ Title, grade are things at the time of lottery

League match

Korean ho*kankyudan wins the championship!
DZGParkIyamaVictory or defeatOrder
DeepZenGo (Go AI) ●(one-sided game)
3/21
●(one-sided game)
3/22
○(one-sided game)
3/23
1-2 The third place
芈 昱*kyudan (China) ○(one-sided game)
3/21
●(one-sided game)
3/23
○(two and a half)
3/22
2-1 Runner up
ho*kankyudan (Korea) ○(one-sided game)
3/22
○(one-sided game)
3/23
○(one-sided game)
3/21
3-0 Championship
Iyama Yuta 9dan (Japan) ●(one-sided game)
3/23
●(two and a half)
3/22
●(one-sided game)
3/21
0-3 The fourth place

Participation player

芈 昱*kyudan
ho*kankyudan
DeepZenGo