7th Malaysia Pair Go Tournament

  • Organizer: N-World Go Academy
  • Co-organizers: Kuala Lumpur and Selangor Weiqi Association, Malaysia Weiqi Association (MWA) & KL Gateway Mall
  • Supported by: World Pair Go Association
  • Date: 20th December 2020
  • Time: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
  • Venue: KL Gateway Mall, Jalan Kerinchi, Pantai Dalam, 59200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur.
  • Registration Fees: RM 60.00 / Pair (Lunch Included)
  • Deadline: 30th November 2020

* Notes : This event will be limited to 50 pairs of participants. Any two players are allowed to be paired regardless of age or gender.

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If you have any enquiries, please do not feel hesitate to contact with Mr. Loh or Mr. Lee.

Selection: CCTV World Youth Amateur On-line Weiqi Tournament

A selection tournament had been held :-

  • Organizer: Malaysia Weiqi Association (MWA)
  • Date / Time: 3rd October 2020, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Venue: N-World Go Academy (Setapak)
  • Categories:
    • Children group (Age 12 and below)
    • Youth group (Age 13 – 20) – team tournament, 3 players

The winners will be representing MWA to the CCTV World Youth Amateur On-line Weiqi Tournament that is scheduled on 31st October 2020 to January 2021.

5th Confucius Cup Weiqi Tournament

  • Organizer: The Association of Confucianism Malaysia
  • Joint Organizer: Persatuan Amal & Akhlak Che Pei Kok Selangor
  • Co-organizers: Malaysia Weiqi Association (MWA) & Kuala Lumpur and Selangor Weiqi Association

Preliminary Competition

  • Date: 17th & 18th  October 2020
  • Time: 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
  • Venue: Online Server – Yike Weiqi
  • Registration Fees: RM 30.00
  • Deadline: 21st September 2020
  • Categories:
    • Group A (Open Group)
    • Group B (13 years old – 17 years old)
    • Group C (7 years old – 12 years old)

* Note: The Dan players are only allowed to join Group A.

Competition (Top 48 Players)

  • Date: 7th & 8th  November 2020
  • Venue: Darul Ta’lim, Jalan Felcra Semungkis, 43100 Hulu Langat, Selangor.

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If you have any enquiries, please do not feel hesitate to contact with Mr. Loh or Mr. Lee.

The 9th Ilyo Weekly News Cup World Children’s Baduk Championship

The 9th Ilyo Weekly News Cup World Children’s Baduk Championship is an online tournament that will be held on 5th May 2020.

This online tournament is open to all primary students, online Registration starts from 14-26 April 2020 at Website “Tygem“.

Preliminary Round (Online)
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Date: May 5, 2020 – Until all qualifiers are decided
Registration period: April 14 – April 26, 5 PM
○ How to register: Go to Tygem’s website ( http://tygem.com )

○ Tournament Rules
– Venue: Tygem, Tournament Server
– Match Time: 7 PM (If a player does not show up within 15 minutes of the match time, the player shall forfeit the game.)
– Time limit: 10 minutes main time plus byo-yomi of 30 seconds, 3 times
– All games will be played without handicap, with komi of 6.5 points
– Once players sign in to the Tournament Server, a match room will be set up automatically. Players are not allowed to start a game on their own.

● Main Round (Quarter Final and after)
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○ Dates: To be decided
○ Venue: To be decided
○ Pairing: Drawing will be done in-person
○ Time limit: 10 minutes main time with byo-yomi of 30 seconds, 3 times
○ All games are played without handicap, with komi of 6.5 points

● Eligibility:
– Students enrolled in an elementary school or equivalent institution.
– For Top division, 3 dan or higher is required.

● Divisions:
* Top Division : 3 Dan or higher
* Girls Division : Girls may choose to play in another division, but they can’t play in both.
* 5-6th Grade Division
* 3-4th Grade Division
* 1-2nd Grade Division
(International students may choose a division according to their age.)

  • Prize money (unit: 1,000 KRW)
Division WinnerRunner-upSemi-FinalQuarter Final
Top Division1000500300200
Girl’s Division20015010050
5-6th Grades Division20015010050
3-4th Grades Division20015010050
1-2nd Grades Division20015010050
  • All participants who played in the Preliminary Round will receive 3 months Premium
  • Membership on Tygem
  • In each division, the top 4 players will receive trophies and the top 8 players will
  • receive certificates
  • All Main Round players will receive a t-shirt and a gift

● Co-host: The Korean Amateur Baduk Association / The Asian Go Federation
● Organizers: The Korean Amateur Baduk Association / The Elementary Baduk
Association
● Sponsor: The Korea Sports Promotion Foundation
● Cooperation: Tygem

Interested players, please contact Mr. Tiong for further information.

41st WAGC 2020 – Selection Tournament

Selection Tournament :-
41st World Amateur Go Championship (WAGC) in Vladivostok, Russia.

A selection tournament will be held :

  • Venue: Kong Zi Institute, Uiversity Malaya
  • Date / Time: 7 March 2020 (Sat). 2:00pm

The winner will be selected to represent MWA to the 41st WAGC in Vladivostok, Russia Schedule to be held on 27 May to 3 June, 2020.

More information about events here:  https://wagc2020.org/en/ 

All MWA members (High Kyu & Dan players) are welcome to join, please contact Mr. Tiong or Jimmy if you are interested.

Selection – The Pair Go Handicap Tournament 2020

In conjunction with the Pair Go World Cup 2020 JAPAN in July. The organizer World Pair Go Association with also hold The Pair Go Handicap Tournament for amateur players.

We are invited to select one pair (one male & one female player) to the Pair Go Handicap Tournament.

The selection tournament will be held :

  • Date: 8th February 2020, 2-6pm
  • Venue: Kongzi Institute, UM, KL

Interested players please take note of the following requirements:

* Final Tournament Venue: Atami, Shizuoka, Japan
* Date: 1-6 July 2020
* Cost: Organizer sponsor 50% of airfare, full amount of accommodation and meals during tournament.
* Representative Pair (One male and one female)
* Players can go japan without escort and will share room with 3-4 people (same gender)
* Players able to speak English or Japanese
* Players able to play on Pandanet for 20 games on March 1-April 30

Those interested please contact Jimmy for further details.

Atria Cup Weiqi Tournament Board 9×9

Atria Cup Weiqi Tournament Board 9×9

主办单位 Organize: 新世界围棋棋院 N World Go Academy

协办单位 Co-organize: 马来西亚围棋协会 Malaysia Weiqi Association
雪隆围棋协会 Kuala Lumpur and Selangor Weiqi Association

赞助商 Sponsor: Atria Shopping Gallery

Date 日期: 15th March 2020 (Sunday)
Time 时间: 11.00am – 5.30pm
Venue 地点: Atria Shopping Gallery
Jalan SS22/23 Damansara Jaya. 47400 Petaling Jaya.

Tournament Rules & Regulations 赛事规章 :
1)比赛分为五个组别 (5 Groups) :
A 组 ( 15 岁或以下 )
B 组 ( 13 岁或以下 )
C 组 ( 11 岁或以下 )
D 组 ( 9 岁或以下 )
E 组 ( 7 岁或以下 )􀀁􀀁

2)赛事系统采用瑞⼠制度,每位参赛需下6 盘棋。

3)赛事采用9 路棋盘, 中国数⼦法。( ⿊棋43 ⼦胜 )

4)⼤会将颁发奖牌给各组别前15 名选⼿。

5)⼤会将颁发奖励给所有完成赛事的选⼿,其中奖励分为:
a,军师奖励 全胜或五胜者选⼿
b,将军奖励 四胜选⼿
c,勇敢小兵奖励 三胜或以下

6)报名费RM30 包含午餐与活动费用。

7)⼀切比赛相关疑问请联络 李老师 016 3888 758 。
For inquiry please contact Mr Lee 016 3888 758

Download Entry Form (报名表格):

Malaysia First Professional Go Player : Chang FuKang

16 Dec 2019: Chang FuKang (16 y.o) from Malaysia and Rafif Shidqi Fitrah (17 y.o.) from Indonesia were officially approved at the Nihon Ki-in and will get certified as a professional shodan (1p) by the Nihon Ki-in.

Both of them were an insei at the Nihon Ki-in, Tokyo.

Fukang became an insei from January 2019. He finished the 4th place of Winter 2019 pro exam with over 50% win rate (9 wins – 5 losses), which qualified him for Foreign National Pro status.

Fitrah became insei from October 2017 and he also finished the Winter 2019 pro exam with over 50% win rate (9 wins – 5 losses), which qualified him for Foreign National Pro status.

Selection Tournament – 7th GLOBIS Cup 2020

The 7th GLOBIS Cup will be held from 7 May 2020 in Tokyo. This event is organised by The Nihon Ki-in and sponsor by GLOBIS Corporation, Japan.

Same as the previous years, there is one representative from ASEAN region. The player will be selected from preliminary matches among Thai, Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia.

Preliminary tournament among Asean countries will be play through internet go server, tournament date and details will be confirm later by organiser.

MWA will hold a selection tournament to select a payer to compete in the preliminary matches;

  • Selection Tournament: 7th GLOBIS Cup 2020 (Preliminary Match)
  • Date : 28th Dec 2019 (Sat)
  • Venue : Kongzi Institute, UM
  • Eligibility : MWA Member & Age below 20 (as of 1 Jan 2020)

Anyone interested to participate please contact Mr. Jimmy for registration.