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16 Mar. World Go Championship 2018 in Tokyo!

We are pleased to inform you that the World Go Championship 2018 will be held in Tokyo (at the Nihon Ki-in), Japan from 17 to 19 March 2018.

This Championship will be held to decide a best player in the world. (The winner will get 20 million Japanese Yen)

The world class go players representing each country of Japan, China, Korea and Chinese Taipei will compete at this international go tournament.

Participating players are the following 6 players:
Park Jeong-Hwan 9p as the defending champion in 2017, Iyama Yuta 9p (ranking number one in Japan), Ke Jie 9p (ranking number one in China), Shin Jinseo 8p (ranking number two in Korea), Wang Yuanjun 8p (ranking number one in Chinese Taipei) and Yamashita Keigo 9p (ranking number four in Japan)

For further details, please visit the official website (in English) from here.

[ Live Broadcast and Commentary ]
Please be informed that the Nihon Ki-in will provide you with the English live commentary on the above matches in YouTube from the following link : https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCl4UWklKYTaUOZAhSJAprWQ
* Commutator: Michael Redmond 9p
* Date: 17th, 18th and 19th from 13:00h (till the end) in Japan time
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