7th World Student Oza

3rd - 4th March 2009

Sponsored by Nihon Keizai Shimbun, Inc

In March 2009 the Nikkei Newspaper sponsored the seventh World Student Oza in Tokyo. 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.

Final Placings

Pl Name CountryR1R2R3R4Wins
1 Zhao WeiChina+4+8+3+24
2 Jie LiUSA+5+6+9-13
3 Kim Yong JuKorea+7+12-1+63
4 Lai Yu CheTaiwan-1+13+12+83
5 Joon T.Korea-2+16+10+93
6 Takatsu MasaakiJapan+13-2+7-32
7 Peng HongliChina-3+15-6+122
8 Yamada KoheiJapan+15-1+11-42
9 Ruchagoon TorairatananusonThailand+14+10-2-52
10 Jan HoraCzechia+16-9-5+152
11 Li LaChina-12+15-8+132
12 Sekine ReikoJapan+11-3-4-71
13 Igor NemlyRussia-6-4+14-111
14 Klara ZaloudkovaCzechia-9-11-13+161
15 Liang YuweiTaiwan-8-7+16-101
16 Kenji KinaPeru-10-5-15-140


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
2nd Round
Second Day
Prize Ceremony

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