4th World Student Oza

25th-26th February 2006

Sponsored by Nihon Keizai Shimbun, Inc

In February 2006 the Nikkei Newspaper sponsored the fourth World Student Oza in Tokyo. The match was held at the Nihon Kiin Headquarters in Ichigaya. 16 students were invited to take part, both male and female. As well as Asian countries, Europe got to send three players and North and South American one player each. This time Japan was top with first and fourth place, but Jie Li of the USA came second. Taiwan were third and Korea fifth.

Final Placings

Pl Name CountryR1R2R3R4Wins
1 Emura KikoJapan+13+5+2+34
2 Li Jie USA+9+7-1+63
3 Chang Yuan-Jung Taiwan+10+12+4-13
4 Takeda JunJapan+14+6-3+73
5 Hwang Jae-Yo Korea+16-1+13+83
6 Shiu Chang-Li Taiwan+8-4+12-22
7 Hora Jan Czechia+15-2+9-42
8 Oyang Shao-You China-6+14+11-52
9 Sachiko Yokogawa Japan-2+15-7+122
10 Lee Seo-Young Korea-3-11+14+132
11 Benmergui Gabriel Argentina-12+10-8+152
12 Zaloudkova Klara Czechia+11-3-6-91
13 Chen Lei China-1+16-5-101
14 Mero Csaba Hungary-4-8-10+161
15 Kim Suk-Joung Korea-7-9+16-111
16 Parkpoom Rachatatharadol Thailand-5-13-15-140


Links to photo pages on the Nikkei site - note you will need a browser that supports Japanese to see the Japanese text - see their site for more reports (in Japanese)

1st Round
4th Round

5th World Student Oza

3rd World Student Oza