1st Pair Go World Cup
20th - 22nd March 2010, Hangzhou, China
To celebrate 20 years of Pair Go the new Pair Go World Cup was launched in China in 2010.
Two professional pairs from each of China, Japan, Korea and Chinese Taipei (Taiwan) were joined
by 8 pairs from the rest of the world. Mexico, USA, South Africa, Malaysia, Singapore, Australia, Czechia and Russia
all took part, but all lost to the pro pairs in round 1.
Chinese Pairs won the final and also the play-off for third place, both against Korean pairs.
The Japanese and Taiwanese pairs went out on the quarter-finals.
- China - Song Rong Hui 5p and Xie He 7p
- Korea - Jin Lee Min 5p and Mok Jin Seuk 9p
- China - Tang Yi 2p and Liu Xing 7p
- Korea - Park Soh Yun 2p and Huh Jin 1p
Europe's pairs were Jitka Bartova and Jan Hora from Czechia, who lost to Park and Huh of Korea,
and Natalia Kovaleva and Dmitrij Surin, who lost to Hsiao and Hsaio of Chinese Taipei by less than 24 points.
USA's pair was Jie Li playing with Feng Yun 9p.
1 Park Soh Yun / Huh Jin KR 2+ 4+ 5- 7-
2 Jitka Bartova / Jan Hora CZ 1-
3 Ashly Douglas / Vladimiro Gonzalez MX 4-
4 Umezawa Yukari / Takao Shinji JP 3+ 1-
5 Song Rong Hui / Xie He CN 6+ 8+ 1+ 16+
6 Feng Yun / Jie Li US 5-
7 Cathy Zhang / Yiming Guo AU 8-
8 Joanne Missingham / Chou Chun-Hsun CT 7+ 5-
9 Tang Yi / Liu Xing CN 10+ 12+ 16- 1+
10 Catharina Joubert / Guang Chow ZA 9-
11 Natalia Kovaleva / Dmitriy Surin RU 12-
12 Hsiao Ai Lin / Hsiao Cheng Hao CT 11+ 9-
13 Ishii Akane / Sakai Hideyuki JP 14+ 16-
14 Cheng Mun Yi / Kang Zhanbin SG 13-
15 Suzanne Low / Mohd Zaid Mohd MY 16-
16 Jin Lee Min / Mok Jin Seuk KR 15+ 13+ 9+ 4-