From EGF-EGCC Newsletter Supplement September 1997
It is with great regret that the European Go Federation announces the recent
death of its friend and most generous sponsor, Mr. Ing Chang-Ki. Mr. Ing had
been generous not only with financial support for European go, but also with his
interest in our activities, especially in promoting competitive go amongst young
Mr. Ing's original thinking about the rules of go has caused players throughout the
continent to reassess their view of the fundamentals of the game. In many of Europe's
go playing countries are to be found the famous Ing go sets and clocks, generously
provided by Mr. Ing, which have enabled the Ing rules of go to be adopted in so many
There are few go playing communities in Europe which have not been touched
by Mr. Ing's munificence, and our debt of gratitude will last long into the future.
Ing Chang-Ki died August 27 at the age of 84.