Category Archives: Event

3rd South East Asia Go Championship

3rd_seagcThe South East Asia Go Championship (SEAGC) is an annual event involving participants from South East Asia countries, each and every country’s weiqi association will take turns to organised the event.

This year the 3rd South East  Asia Go Championship will be hosted by Brunei Darussalam Go Association, they are planning to held the tournament from the 2nd to 6th December, 2016.

 

 

MWA is invited to participate in this coming event to send 2 teams of 4 players each and 2 team leaders as West Malaysia Team. The team must be of Total Rank-Cost not more than 4-dan.

Event: 3rd South East  Asia Go Championship (Brunei)

Date: 2nd to 6th December, 2016

Venue: Bandar Sri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam

Participating Teams: Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia (West Malaysia), Singapore, the Philippines, Myanmar, Laos, Sarawak (East Malaysia) and Cambodia.

MWA members who are interested to participate in this tournament please contact us to register. We will organised selection tournament if they are more than 8 interested participants. Due date for registration is before 30th Sept 2016.

Please note that participants need to pay a Participation Fees of SGD100, and take care of their own return air ticket to/from Brunei International Airport. the organiser will covers accommodation and meals from 2nd to 6th Dec.

 

 

Japan Go Master Visit Malaysia

We are glad to announce that two Japanese Go Master will be visiting Malaysia from 16th – 22nd September 2016.

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MIZUMA Toshifumi

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KOMATSU Daiki

MIZUMA Toshifumi(水間 敏文)7P

Go Career Profile:

  • He became a pro of the Nihon Ki-in (Tokyo), being certified as a professional shodan in 1990.
  • He got runner-up in the 16th Kisei Tournament Shodan game in 1991.
  • He got promoted to 7 dan pro in 2002.
  • He achieved 300 wins in Japan’s pro tournaments in 2009.
  • He has got very good reputation for teaching go and he has taught go wide range of people and ages from complete beginners to amateur dan players.
  • He has been teaching go at primary schools.
  • His teaching method is named as ‘Mizuma Method’, which is introduced in go class at many Japanese educational institutions.
KOMATSU Daiki (小松 大樹) 2P

Go Career Profile:

  • He became a pro of the Nihon Ki-in (Osaka), being certified as a professional shodan in 2012.
  • He got promoted to 2 dan pro in 2015.
  • His parents are also professional go players. (his father is Komatsu Hideki 9p and his mother is Komatsu Hideko 4p.)
  • He has taught go many primary school children in Osaka.
  • He studied English for over 10 months in 2015 at an English conversational school in Japan.
  • He was dispatched to Moscow and St.Peterburg in 2015 for promotion of go and to Romania for European Go Congress in 2014.

Below are weiqi activities scheduled for their visit (subject to changes):-

17-Sept (Sat)
* 1400-1800:  Visit Malaysia Weiqi Association at University Malaya-Kongzi Institute

18-Sept (Sun)
* 1000-1300: Visit N-world Puchong Go Academy at Puchong
* 1430-1800: Visit The Japan Club of Kuala Lumpur
* 1900-2100: Visit Kong Zi-PJ Adult Go Class at University Malaya-Kongzi Institute

19-Sept (Mon)
 * 1300-1500: Visit Primary School Go Class at SRJK© Han Ming
* 1900-2100: Visit N-world Setapak Go Academy

20-Sept (Tues)
* 1500-1700: Visit High School Go Club at Bin Hwa Independent School
* 1900-2100: Visit N-world BMC Go Academy

21-Sept (Wed)
 * 1000-1200: Visit Kindergarten Go Class Blossom Kids

We invite all MWA members and weiqi enthusiast to joint us on 17-Sept at Kongzi Institute to learn from the Go Master.

Malaysia Weiqi Open Championship 2016

MWOC 2016 is open for registration now.

Event: Malaysia Weiqi Open Championship (MWOC 2016)

Organized by:
* Malaysia Weiqi Association (MWA)

Co-Organizer:
*  Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TARUC),  Sport and Exercise Science Society
*  Kong Zi Institute

Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TARUC) Sport and Exercise Science Society, (TARUC) Kong Zi Institute

Venue: Sport Complex, Tunku Abdul Rahman University College, Setapak, Kuala Lumpur

Date: 11th June 2016(Saturday) and 12th June 2016 (Sunday)

Category:

  • Dan Group (1 Dan – 6 Dan)
  • High Kyu (9 kyu – 1 kyu)
  • Intermediate Kyu (15 kyu – 10 Kyu)
  • Low Kyu (25 Kyu – 16 Kyu)
  • University Group

Entry Fee:

* Dan = RM 80
* High Kyu = RM 60
* Intermediate & Low Kyu, University = RM 40
** Non-MWA member and non-student will have extra RM 10 surcharge for registration.
*** Meal and T-shirt will be included for registration before 15th May 2016

Prizes: Continue reading

10th KPMC International Amateur Baduk Championship

The 2015 10th Korea Prime Minister Cup (KPMC) International Amateur Baduk Championship is going to be held in Seoul city, Korea, on November 22-27, 2015.

The 10th Korea Prime Minister Cup International Amateur Baduk Championship

Host Organization: Korea Amateur Baduk Association (KABA)

Date: 22-27 November, 2015

Venue: Seoul, Korea

Invited Nations: Representative players from 73 countries/ territories

MWA is going to organize a selection tournament on 19 Sep (Sat), at Kongzi Institute, UM to select a representative player for the 10th KPMC. MWA members who are interested to joint the selection tournaments please contact Mr. Tiong for more info.

Please note that the host organizer will cover 50% of air-ticket, & all official expenses (meals, accommodation) during tournament period.

 

Selection Tournament : Xi’an & Nanning

Dear MWA members, please take note that we are organising a selection tournament to select players for the following international tournaments:

Selection Tournament

Date: 5 Sep 2015 (Sat), 12 noon – 8pm
Venue: Kongzi Institute, UM
Participants: MWA members

Those interested to join please contact Mr. Tiong.

 

Xi’an Weiqi Tournament

Xi’an Weiqi Tournament (The 2nd Silk Roan International Cities Weiqi Tournament)

“秦岭杯”第二届丝绸之路国际城市围棋邀请赛

Organize: Xi’an Weiqi Association & Xi’an Qiyuan

Venue: Xi’an, China

Date: 8-13 Oct 2015

Participant: 15 European Cities, China Silk road Cities, Singapore, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur

  • Each City with 1 Team Leader & 3 Players

 

MWA will hold a selection Tournament at Kongzi Institute, UM on 5 Sep 2015 (Sat) from 12 noon to 8 pm. Those interested to join please contact Mr. Tiong.

 

11th Nanning Weiqi Tournament

The 11th China(Nanning)-ASEAN Weiqi International Invitational Tournament

Organizer: Nanning Sports Administration & Training Center, Guangxi Weiqi

Date: October 26th -30th, 2015

Location: Yongjiang Hotel, Nanning, Guangxi, P.R.China

Participation:

  1. Countries and Regions Invited: Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, the United States, Japan; Hong Kong SAR, Macao SAR, Chinese Taipei. One team should be sent from each invited countries and regions.
  2. Two teams should be sent to represent Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region and Nanning city respectively.
  3. Each team includes 3 players (2 male and 1 female) with no limit dan grade, and one of the three should be the team leader.

MWA will hold a selection Tournament at Kongzi Institute, UM on 5 Sep 2015 (Sat) from 12 noon to 8 pm. Those interested to join please contact Mr. Tiong.

 

 

36th WAGC Final Ranking

The 36th World Amateur Go Championship (WAGC), June 6 – 10, 2015 in Bangkok, Thailand

Total 57 Players from all over the world gather in Bangkok to compete in this year’s WAGC; The 4-days (7-10 June) competition in using 8-rounds Swiss system. This year’s event is co-organize by The International Go Federation (IGF) / The Go Association of Thailand (GAT).

MWA is represented by Chang Fu Kang (5D, age 12), he score a very impresive result with 5 wins & rank 11th place in the final standing.
Top-10

 

Source Link: http://www.pandanet.co.jp/event/worldama2015/live_e.htm

Click the below image to view full results:-

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36WAGC-Final Ranking

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Malaysia Weiqi Open Championship 2015 (MWOC 2015)

Malaysia Weiqi Open Championship 2015

Organized by:
* Malaysia Weiqi Association (MWA)
Sport and Exercise Science Society, Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TARUC)

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Malaysia Weiqi Association

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Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TARUC)

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Sport and Exercise Science Society, (TARUC)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date :
* 30th May 2015 (Saturday) – 9.00am – 5.00pm (Dan and High Kyu)
31st May 2015 (Sunday) – 8.00am – 7.00pm (Dan, High, Intermediate, Low Kyu and University)

Venue:
* Tunku Abdul Rahman University College, Bangunan Tan Siew Sin

Tournament Categories:

  • Amateur Dan Level (1d – 6d)
  • High Kyu Level (9k – 1k)
  • Intermediate Kyu Level (15k – 10k)
  • Low Kyu Level (25 – 16kyu)
  • University Level

Registration Fee:

  • Dan and High kyu = RM60
  • Intermediate, Low Kyu and University Level = RM40
  • P/S: For non- MWA member and non-student will have extra RM10 surcharge for registration.

Tournament Format:

  1.  Dan and High kyu: two days Tournament,  Intermediate, Low kyu and University: One day tournament on the 2nd Day.
  2. Dan and High kyu plays on the 19 X 19 board. Intermediate, Low kyu and University plays on the 13 X 13 board.
  3. This is an individual tournament, using Swiss System.
  4. The tournament uses Japanese rules with Black giving Komi of 6.5 points on 19X19 board, 5.5 points on 13X13 board.

Tournament Time :

  • Dan Level : Each player is allocated to 60 minutes absolute time, overtime is considered lost.
  • High kyu: Each player 40 minutes absolute time, overtime is considered lost.
  • No time limit for Intermediate, Low kyu and University.

Prize :

  • Trophy and cash awards for top three players in each group.
  • Medal and awards for forth to eighth players in each group and Low kyu to sixteenth players.

Contact :

  • Tiong 012-3292205
  • Jimmy 012-2009396

Payment :

  • RHB bank account: 21421300025612 (Persatuan Weiqi Malaysia), kindly email the bank in slip and registration form to tenancky@gmail.com.
  • Registration counter will be set on every Saturday at The Kongzi Institute starts from 2pm to 6 pm.
  • Meal and T-shirt will be included for registration before 10th May 2015

Rules & Regulations:

  • The organizer shall not be held responsible or liable in any loss of contestant’s personal belonging during their participation.
  • The organizer shall not be held responsible or liable in any incidents / accidents during their participation.
  • The organizer holds exclusive and absolute rights to all photographs taken during the contest, the rights to feature such photographs in public inclusive all media range. No fees, charges, bills of any kind are claimable by agents of contestants and media agents, for usage of photographs.
  • The organizer shall be the sole Authority for all interpretations of these rules and regulation. Decision of the organizer shall be final.
  • Further information is available at the Malaysia Weiqi Association website at www.weiqi.org.my or Malaysia Weiqi Association Facebook.

Registration Forms:

Download registration form here ==> :
MWOC 2015 Registration Form
 (Doc) , MWOC 2015 Registration Form (PDF)