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                             Cy    1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8  win sos sosos
 1  2 Hyunjae Choi                     KR   24+ 15+  7+ 13+ 16+  1+  5+  8+  8  41  315 
 2  1 Yuqing Hu                        CN   25+ 40+ 12+  5+  3+  2- 16+  4+  7  39  318 
 3  8 Artem Kachanovskyi               UA   33+  4- 26+  6+  9+ 19+ 18+  2-  6  44  282 
 4  5 Ilya Shikshin                    RU   22+ 31+  4+  1- 12+  3+  2- 16+  6  42  308 
 5 10 Pavol Lisy                       SK   30+ 28+ 14- 16- 27+ 17+ 12+ 19+  6  36  289 
 6  6 King Man Kwan                    HK   35+  3- 38+  8- 20+ 22+ 21+ 14+  6  36  286 
 7 18 Nikola Mitic                     RS   55+ 23+ 16- 34+ 25+ 21+  8- 30+  6  32  276 
 8  3 Kikou Emura                      JP   19+  6+  9+ 14+  1-  5-  4- 12+  5  43  310 
 9  4 Shin-Wei Lin                     CT   36+  8+  5- 15+ 14+ 16-  3+  1-  5  42  314 
10 16 Bill Tianyu Lin                  CA   54+ 41+ 18+ 10+  2-  4+  1-  5-  5  41  285 
11 14 Gheorghe Cornel Burzo            RO   42+ 17+ 10+  3-  4-  9+ 15+  6-  5  39  290 
12 19 Javier Aleksi Savolainen         FI    3- 43+ 17+ 40+ 13+  8- 34+ 10-  5  37  288 
13  9 Thomas Debarre                   FR   39+ 29+  3- 20+  8- 14- 17+  7+  5  36  299 
14 15 Curtis Tang                      US   53+  2- 11+  4-  7+ 25+ 14- 13+  5  36  298 
15 22 Charlie Akerblom                 SE    5- 52+ 39+ 21- 29+  6- 24+ 20+  5  34  270 
16 34 Ofer Zivony                      IL    7- 44+ 29+ 18- 40+ 24+ 19- 21+  5  33  280 
17 30 Albert Sanchez Escue             ES   10- 47+ 42+ 25- 53+ 37+ 33+ 18-  5  33  245 
18 11 Ondrej Silt                      CZ   37+  7- 15- 17- 38+ 28+ 44+ 32+  5  32  263 
19 37 Vladas Zaleskas                  LT   11- 32+ 53- 39+ 44+ 30- 36+ 29+  5  30  252 
20 33 Krzysztof Giedrojc               PL    8- 51+ 50+ 53+ 21- 36+ 30- 27+  5  29  258 
21 12 Csaba Mero                       HU   38+ 21+  1-  7+  5- 13+ 10-  3-  4  39  300 
22  7 Jia Cheng Tan                    SG   34+ 11+  2- 12- 15- 40+ 27+  9-  4  39  284 
23 13 Merlijn Kuin                     NL   32+ 26+ 20+  2- 19- 12- 25+ 15-  4  37  282 
24 24 Andrew Kay                       UK    2- 35+ 28- 26+ 23+ 34- 22- 40+  4  37  257 
25 17 Franz-Josef Dickhut              DE   46+ 14- 19- 11+ 28+ 10-  9- 25+  4  36  273 
26 20 Vorawat Charoensitthisathien     TH   47+ 27+ 13-  9-  6- 26+ 23+ 22-  4  35  258 
27 21 Hao Song Sun                     AU   56+ 12- 41+ 22+ 33+ 18-  6- 34-  4  35  252 
28 29 Per Marquardsen                  DK   44+  9- 34- 42+ 22- 39+ 31+ 37-  4  33  250 
29 27 Martin Unger                     AT   51+ 20- 23+ 28+ 10- 32+  7- 33-  4  33  248 
30 28 John Daniel Walch                CH   52+ 10- 24+ 27- 17- 11- 38+ 31+  4  31  254 
31 39 James Hutchinson                 IE    9- 48+ 22- 37- 42+ 29- 41+ 50+  4  30  237 
32 26 Xu Qi Wu                         NZ   50+ 13-  8- 24- 45+ 20- 53+ 44+  4  29  272 
33 32 Fredrik Andreas Dahl             NO   13- 37- 54+ 47+ 50+ 27- 43+ 11-  4  29  237 
34 23 Sebastian Mualim                 ID   45+ 18- 27- 41+ 24- 53+ 20- 36+  4  28  251 
35 35 Bertan Bilen                     TR    6- 24- 48+ 50- 43- 54+ 47+ 45+  4  27  223 
36 43 Santiago Quijano Novoa           CO   31- 19- 44- 55+ 35+ 47+ 32- 46+  4  25  232 
37 25 Lucas Neirynck                   BE    1- 56+ 36+ 30+ 18- 15- 13- 17-  3  36  264 
38 40 Janez Janza                      SI   49+  1- 31+ 19- 34-  7- 46+ 24-  3  34  257 
39 44 Luciano Salerno                  AR   29- 34- 43+ 46+ 37- 50+ 11- 26-  3  33  238 
40 36 Thiago Sinji Shimada Ramos       BR    4- 49+ 25- 56+ 31+ 33- 37- 23-  3  30  232 
41 50 Alberto Zingoni                  IT   26- 45+ 33- 35+ 32- 44- 42+ 39-  3  30  226 
42 31 Suzanne D'Bel Low Khin Su        MY   43+  5- 40- 38+ 36- 41+ 29- 28-  3  29  252 
43 38 Ngoc Cuong Nguyen                LU   12- 46+  6- 31- 11- 56+ 28- 53+  3  29  246 
44 46 Christopher Welsh                ZA   17- 38- 49+ 44- 48+ 45+ 40- 43-  3  26  219 
45 42 Francisco Pereira                PT   14- 55+ 30- 29- 39- 52+ 50- 41+  3  25  241 
46 47 Andres Aguilar                   EC   20- 30- 55+ 32- 52+ 43- 35- 56+  3  25  218 
47 45 Zoljargal Tsetseg-Ulzii          MN   23- 50- 51+ 54+ 26- 46- 48+ 35-  3  24  207 
48 48 Mikhail Savitski                 BY   41- 39- 35- 49+ 46- 55+ 45- 51+  3  21  199 
49 49 Argyris Fellas                   Cy   40- 36- 46- 48- 55+ 51- 52+ 54+  3  17  205 
50 53 John Erickson Javier             PH   15- 54+ 37+ 33- 30- 23- 26- 38-  2  32  239 
51 41 Aleksandar Savchovski            BG   48+ 16- 21- 23- 56+ 31- 39- 42-  2  28  230 
52 52 Mario Miguel Aguero Obando       CR   28- 22- 56- 51+ 47- 42- 49- 55+  2  22  200 
53 56 Soni Shah                        IN   21- 25- 52+ 36- 41- 38- 54+ 47-  2  21  230 
54 51 Asmad Muhammad Haziq Siddeq Bin  BN   27- 33- 45- 52- 54- 49+ 55+ 48-  2  21  197 
55 54 Alexandr Bukh                    KZ   16- 53- 32- 45- 51+ 35- 56- 49-  1  25  212 
56 55 Suresh Bhakta Kayastha           NP   18- 42- 47- 43- 49- 48- 51- 52-  0  26  188 

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