6th World Student Oza

1st - 2nd March 2008

Sponsored by Nihon Keizai Shimbun, Inc

In March 2008 the Nikkei Newspaper sponsored the sixth 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/Central American one player each. The Japanese female player was a student from Korea.

Final Placings

Pl Name CountryR1R2R3R4Wins
1 Lee Yong HeeKorea+16+7+6+24
2 Hong Seo KuiKorea+14+9+3-13
3 Murakami FukashiJapan+12+4-2+63
4 Cui ChaoChina+5-3+11+83
5 Itoyama TsuyoshiJapan-4+16+10+73
6 Kim Eun OckKorea+11+8-1-32
7 Kang Shuan HaoTaiwan+15-1+13-52
8 Yoon Seon YeongJapan+13-6+9-42
9 An HangChina+10-2-8+122
10 Liu Yeh YangTaiwan-9+15-5+132
11 Martin JurekCzechia-6-12+14+152
12 Eric LuiUSA-3+11-4-91
13 Joan AlemanySpain-8+14-7-101
14 Bruno BorcharttBrasil-2-13-12+161
15 Prawat NikornponsinThailand-7-10+16-111
16 Manuela MarzGermany-1-5-15-140


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
Prize Ceremony

7th World Student Oza

5th World Student Oza