* A photograph is the thing last year.

Sponsors The International Go Federation & China Qi-Yuan
Venue Guangzhou Qi-Yuan, Guangzhou, China
Schedule From 13th to 16th May 2012
Competitors 55 players from 55 countries and regions
(1) Asia: 12 countries and regions
China, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong China, Japan, Korea, Macau China, Malaysia, Mongolia, D.P.R. Korea, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam
(2) Near and Middle East: 1 countries
(3) Europe: 30 countries
Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France,Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg,Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom
(4) Africa: 2 countries
Morocco, South Africa
(5) North & Central America: 4 countries
Canada, U.S.A., Costa Rica, Mexico
(6) South America: 4 countries
Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia
(7) Oceania: 2 countries
Australia, New Zealand

Starting May 13th Ranka online (the bulletin of the International Go Federation) will have coverage of the 33rd WAGC with news, interviews, photos, commented games and results.