WAGC 2013

34th World Amateur Go Championship

Sendai, Mayagi Prefecture, Japan
1st September - 4th September 2013

The WAGC was held in the Sendai, delayed from its normal spring date to allow further recovery from the 2011 tsunami.
56 countries took part.

Choi of Korea was unbeaten to take the championship. Hu of China only lost to Korea in round 6 to come second.

  1. CHOI Hyunjae (Korea) - 8 wins
  2. HU Yuqing (China) - 7 wins
  3. Artem KACHANOVSKYI (Ukraine) - 6 wins
  4. Ijla SHIKSHIN (Russia)
  5. Pavol LISY (Slovakia)
  6. KWAN King Man (Hong Kong)
  7. Nikola MITOC (Serbia)
  8. EMURA Kikou (Japan) - 5 wins
  9. LIN Shin-Wei (Chinese Taipei)
  10. Bill LIN (Canada)

Alexandr Bukh from Kazakhstan received the Asada Fighting Spirit Prize for manners and sportsmanship, and Suzanne Low from Malaysia received a special prize, for originality and good sense, from Masaki Takemiya, the chief referee.

Ranka Online reports

Results

Nihon Ki-in Results Page
Pl No Name                             Country            1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8  win sos sosos

 1  2 Hyunjae Choi                     Korea             24+ 15+  7+ 13+ 16+  1+  5+  8+  8  41  315 
 2  1 Yuqing Hu                        China             25+ 40+ 12+  5+  3+  2- 16+  4+  7  39  318 
 3  8 Artem Kachanovskyi               Ukraine           33+  4- 26+  6+  9+ 19+ 18+  2-  6  44  282 
 4  5 Ilya Shikshin                    Russia            22+ 31+  4+  1- 12+  3+  2- 16+  6  42  308 
 5 10 Pavol Lisy                       Slovakia          30+ 28+ 14- 16- 27+ 17+ 12+ 19+  6  36  289 
 6  6 King Man Kwan                    C.Hong Kong       35+  3- 38+  8- 20+ 22+ 21+ 14+  6  36  286 
 7 18 Nikola Mitic                     Serbia            55+ 23+ 16- 34+ 25+ 21+  8- 30+  6  32  276 
 8  3 Kikou Emura                      Japan             19+  6+  9+ 14+  1-  5-  4- 12+  5  43  310 
 9  4 Shin-Wei Lin                     C.Taipei          36+  8+  5- 15+ 14+ 16-  3+  1-  5  42  314 
10 16 Bill Tianyu Lin                  Canada            54+ 41+ 18+ 10+  2-  4+  1-  5-  5  41  285 
11 14 Gheorghe Cornel Burzo            Romania           42+ 17+ 10+  3-  4-  9+ 15+  6-  5  39  290 
12 19 Javier Aleksi Savolainen         Finland            3- 43+ 17+ 40+ 13+  8- 34+ 10-  5  37  288 
13  9 Thomas Debarre                   France            39+ 29+  3- 20+  8- 14- 17+  7+  5  36  299 
14 15 Curtis Tang                      U.S.A.            53+  2- 11+  4-  7+ 25+ 14- 13+  5  36  298 
15 22 Charlie Akerblom                 Sweden             5- 52+ 39+ 21- 29+  6- 24+ 20+  5  34  270 
16 34 Ofer Zivony                      Israel             7- 44+ 29+ 18- 40+ 24+ 19- 21+  5  33  280 
17 30 Albert Sanchez Escue             Spain             10- 47+ 42+ 25- 53+ 37+ 33+ 18-  5  33  245 
18 11 Ondrej Silt                      Czech             37+  7- 15- 17- 38+ 28+ 44+ 32+  5  32  263 
19 37 Vladas Zaleskas                  Lithuania         11- 32+ 53- 39+ 44+ 30- 36+ 29+  5  30  252 
20 33 Krzysztof Giedrojc               Poland             8- 51+ 50+ 53+ 21- 36+ 30- 27+  5  29  258 
21 12 Csaba Mero                       Hungary           38+ 21+  1-  7+  5- 13+ 10-  3-  4  39  300 
22  7 Jia Cheng Tan                    Singapore         34+ 11+  2- 12- 15- 40+ 27+  9-  4  39  284 
23 13 Merlijn Kuin                     Netherlands       32+ 26+ 20+  2- 19- 12- 25+ 15-  4  37  282 
24 24 Andrew Kay                       U.K.               2- 35+ 28- 26+ 23+ 34- 22- 40+  4  37  257 
25 17 Franz-Josef Dickhut              Germany           46+ 14- 19- 11+ 28+ 10-  9- 25+  4  36  273 
26 20 Vorawat Charoensitthisathien     Thailand          47+ 27+ 13-  9-  6- 26+ 23+ 22-  4  35  258 
27 21 Hao Song Sun                     Australia         56+ 12- 41+ 22+ 33+ 18-  6- 34-  4  35  252 
28 29 Per Marquardsen                  Denmark           44+  9- 34- 42+ 22- 39+ 31+ 37-  4  33  250 
29 27 Martin Unger                     Austria           51+ 20- 23+ 28+ 10- 32+  7- 33-  4  33  248 
30 28 John Daniel Walch                Switzerland       52+ 10- 24+ 27- 17- 11- 38+ 31+  4  31  254 
31 39 James Hutchinson                 Ireland            9- 48+ 22- 37- 42+ 29- 41+ 50+  4  30  237 
32 26 Xu Qi Wu                         New Zealand       50+ 13-  8- 24- 45+ 20- 53+ 44+  4  29  272 
33 32 Fredrik Andreas Dahl             Norway            13- 37- 54+ 47+ 50+ 27- 43+ 11-  4  29  237 
34 23 Sebastian Mualim                 Indonesia         45+ 18- 27- 41+ 24- 53+ 20- 36+  4  28  251 
35 35 Bertan Bilen                     Turkey             6- 24- 48+ 50- 43- 54+ 47+ 45+  4  27  223 
36 43 Santiago Quijano Novoa           Colombia          31- 19- 44- 55+ 35+ 47+ 32- 46+  4  25  232 
37 25 Lucas Neirynck                   Belgium            1- 56+ 36+ 30+ 18- 15- 13- 17-  3  36  264 
38 40 Janez Janza                      Slovenia          49+  1- 31+ 19- 34-  7- 46+ 24-  3  34  257 
39 44 Luciano Salerno                  Argentina         29- 34- 43+ 46+ 37- 50+ 11- 26-  3  33  238 
40 36 Thiago Sinji Shimada Ramos       Brazil             4- 49+ 25- 56+ 31+ 33- 37- 23-  3  30  232 
41 50 Alberto Zingoni                  Italy             26- 45+ 33- 35+ 32- 44- 42+ 39-  3  30  226 
42 31 Suzanne D'Bel Low Khin Su        Malaysia          43+  5- 40- 38+ 36- 41+ 29- 28-  3  29  252 
43 38 Ngoc Cuong Nguyen                Luxembourg        12- 46+  6- 31- 11- 56+ 28- 53+  3  29  246 
44 46 Christopher Welsh                South Africa      17- 38- 49+ 44- 48+ 45+ 40- 43-  3  26  219 
45 42 Francisco Pereira                Portugal          14- 55+ 30- 29- 39- 52+ 50- 41+  3  25  241 
46 47 Andres Aguilar                   Ecuador           20- 30- 55+ 32- 52+ 43- 35- 56+  3  25  218 
47 45 Zoljargal Tsetseg-Ulzii          Mongolia          23- 50- 51+ 54+ 26- 46- 48+ 35-  3  24  207 
48 48 Mikhail Savitski                 Belarus           41- 39- 35- 49+ 46- 55+ 45- 51+  3  21  199 
49 49 Argyris Fellas                   Cyprus            40- 36- 46- 48- 55+ 51- 52+ 54+  3  17  205 
50 53 John Erickson Javier             Philippines       15- 54+ 37+ 33- 30- 23- 26- 38-  2  32  239 
51 41 Aleksandar Savchovski            Bulgaria          48+ 16- 21- 23- 56+ 31- 39- 42-  2  28  230 
52 52 Mario Miguel Aguero Obando       Costa Rica        28- 22- 56- 51+ 47- 42- 49- 55+  2  22  200 
53 56 Soni Shah                        India             21- 25- 52+ 36- 41- 38- 54+ 47-  2  21  230 
54 51 Asmad Muhammad Haziq Siddeq Bin  Burnei Darussalam 27- 33- 45- 52- 54- 49+ 55+ 48-  2  21  197 
55 54 Alexandr Bukh                    Kazakhstan        16- 53- 32- 45- 51+ 35- 56- 49-  1  25  212 
56 55 Suresh Bhakta Kayastha           Nepal             18- 42- 47- 43- 49- 48- 51- 52-  0  26  188