World Youth Goe Championship 2004

This year the event was held from 17th to 21st August in Vancouver, Canada. The event is supported by the Ing Chang-Ki Weiqi Educational Foundation.

It was dominated by young Chinese with professional grades and strong Koreans, as might be expected. In the senior section China's Lingyi Gu won all games and then defeated Korea's Kipyo Hong in the final. Japan and Taiwan were placed next followed by Russia's Ilia Chikchine and Czechia's Ondrej Silt, both 5 dan and winning 3/5. France's Thomas Hubert won 2 games, but Netherland's Floris Barthel failed to win a game. In the junior section Jung-Hwan Park of Korean beat Yulin Tong of China to win. Hong Kong took third and Japan fourth. Poland's Mateusz Surma won 2 games and France's Thomas Debarre won 1 game.

Seniors (Under-18)

Pl.
No.
Country
Players
Rank
I
II
III
IV
V
Scores
Results
Games Results Games Results Games Results Games
Results
Games Main Subsidiary
SJH BJH SFH BFH
3
1
Korea
Kipyo Hong
6D
2-/w0
sgf
4+/w0
sgf
9+/w0
sgf
5+/w0
sgf
3-/b0
sgf 3
7




2
2
Japan
Shin Tamai
7D
1+/b0
sgf 3-/b0
sgf
6+/b0
sgf 9+/b0
sgf
5+/w0
sgf 4





1
3
China
Lingyi Gu
2P
4+/w0
sgf
2+/w0
sgf 5+/b0
sgf 10+/w0
sgf
1+/w0
sgf
5





9
4
USA
Mozheng Guan
7D
3-/b0
sgf 1-/b0
sgf 12+/b0
sgf 11+/b0
sgf
6-/w0
sgf
2
1
11



7
5
Canada
Richard Liang
6D
6+/w0
sgf
7+/b0
sgf
3-/w0
sgf
1-/b0
sgf 2-/b0
sgf
2
5




5
6
Russia
Ilia Chikchine
5D
5-/b0
sgf 8+/w0
sgf
2-/w0
sgf
7+/b0
sgf
4+/b0
sgf 3
6
6



8
7
France
Thomas Keisuke Hubert
4D
8+/w0
sgf
5-/w0
sgf 10-/w0
sgf
6-/w0
sgf 11+/b0
sgf
2
2




10
8
Thailand
Ruechagom Trairananusom
2D
7-/b0
sgf 6-/b0
sgf 11+/b0
sgf 12+/b0
sgf 9-/b0
sgf 2
1
8



4
9
Taipei
Yen-Lin Feng
1D
10+/w0
sgf
12+/b0
sgf
1-/b0
sgf 2-/w0
sgf 8+/w0
sgf
3
6
7



6
10
Czech Republic
Ondrej Silt
5D
9-/b0
sgf 11+/b0
sgf
7+/b0
sgf 3-/b0
sgf 12+/w0
sgf 3
3




12
11
Netherlands
Floris Pieter Barthel
1D
12-/w0
sgf
10-/w0
sgf 8-/w0
sgf
4-/w0
sgf 7-/w0
sgf 0





11
12
Singapore
Lai Wei
3D
11+/b0
sgf 9-/w0
sgf 4-/w0
sgf
8-/w0
sgf
10-/b0
sgf
1





Semi-finals
Lingyi Gu (CN) vs. Yen-Lin Feng (TW)
sgf
1st Place
Lingyi Gu (CN)
Shin Tamai (JP) vs. Kipyo Hong (KR)
sgf
2nd Place
Kipyo Hong (KR)
Finals
Lingyi Gu (CN) vs. Kipyo Hong (KR) sgf
3rd Place
Shin Tamai (JP)
Shin Tamai (JP) vs. Yen-Lin Feng (TW) sgf
4th Place
Yen-Lin Feng (TW)

Juniors (Under-12)

Pl.
No.
Country
Players
Rank
I
II
III
IV
V
Scores
Results
Games Results Games
Results Games Results Games
Results Games Main Subsidiary
SJH BJH SFH BFH
6
1
USA
Curtis Tang
6D
2+/w0
sgf
9+/w0
sgf
3-/b0
sgf
7-/w0
sgf 10-/b0
sgf
2
5



7
2
Canada
Bo Yang Zhan
1D
1-/b0
sgf 4-/b0
sgf 8+/b0
sgf
6+/w0
sgf
9-/w0
sgf
2
2



1
3
China
Yulin Tong
1P
4+/b0
sgf
5+/b0
sgf
1+/w0
sgf 10+/w0
sgf
7+/b0
sgf
5




5
4
Taipei
Jia-Cheng Sheu
1D
3-/w0
sgf 2+/w0
sgf
10-/w0
sgf
5+/w0
sgf 6+/w0
sgf
3
3



9
5
France
Thomas Debarre
2K
6+/b0
sgf
3-/w0
sgf 7-/b0
sgf
4-/b0
sgf
8-/b0
sgf 1




10
6
Singapore
Chi-Chian Lee
1K
5-/w0
sgf 8-/w0
sgf
9-/b0
sgf 2-/b0
sgf 4-/b0
sgf 0




3
7
Hong Kong
Naisan Chen
5D
8+/w0
sgf
10-/w0
sgf
5+/w0
sgf 1+/b0
sgf
3-/w0
sgf 3
5



8
8
Poland
Surma Mateusz
3K
7-/b0
sgf 6+/b0
sgf 2-/w0
sgf 9-/w0
sgf 5+/w0
sgf
2
1



4
9
Japan
Rissei Hino
6D
10-/w0
sgf
1-/b0
sgf 6+/w0
sgf
8+/b0
sgf
2+/b0
sgf 3
4



2
10
Korea
Jung-Hwan Park
5D
9+/b0
sgf 7+/b0
sgf 4+/b0
sgf 3-/b0
sgf 1+/w0
sgf
4




Semi-finals
Yulin Tong (CN) vs. Rissei Hino (JP)
sgf
1st Place
Jung-Hwan Park (KR)
Jung-Hwan Park (KR) vs. Naisan Chen (HK)
sgf
2nd Place
Yulin Tong (CN)
Finals
Yulin Tong (CN) vs. Jung-Hwan Park (KR) sgf
3rd Place
Naisan Chen (HK)
Rissei Hino (JP) vs. Naisan Chen (HK) sgf
4th Place
Rissei Hino (JP)

Photos

Jerome Hubert's Photos
Floris Barthel's Photos


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