Japan Go Master Visit Malaysia

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

mizuma toshifumi

MIZUMA Toshifumi



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 International Amateur Go Championship (MIAGC)

Malaysia International Amateur Go Championship(MIAGC)

Malaysia International Amateur Go Championship(MIAGC)

The MIAGC is an international Weiqi tournament organised by Ipoh WeiQi Enterprise, this tournament is open to all amateur Dan players from around the world.

The championship comes in three stages: Preliminary, Semi-Final and Final.
All competitions for Preliminary & Semi-Final will be held online using the existing internal Go server OGS. Players who enter Final stage will meet in Syeun Hotel Ipoh, Malaysia to play 12 rounds tournament to decide the winners.

Attractive cash prizes will given to winners rank 1st to 20th, the Champion will walked away with RM50,000 cash prize. (Please note that final prizes may change due to the number of participants)

Championship Schedule

  1. Registration  : August 8, 2016 – September 30, 2016
  2. Preliminary (Online Selection) : October 1, 2016 – October 31, 2016
  3. Semi-final (Online Selection) : November 16, 2016 – December 15, 2016
  4. Final Match : (Syeun Hotel, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia) March 11, 2017 – March 16, 2017

All amateur Dan players who are interested to participate, please visit Ipoh WeiQi tournament website http://www.miagc.org for further details.

MWOC 2016 – Results

Malaysia Weiqi Open Championship 2016 Final Results

Dan Group

Champion: Chang Fu Kang
* Malaysia Representative for Korea Prime Minister Cup in Korea *
1st Runner up: Wynes Leong Chee Weng
2nd Runner up: Chong Wei Quan
4th Place: James Lee Xin Qiang
5th Place: Tiong Kee Soon
6th Place: Chen Zhong
7th Place: Drake Chung Chun Chen
8th Place: Lo Wei Haw
Fighting Spirit award: Ong Chee Wei

==> Click here to view more photos

High Kyu Group

Champion: Liaw Kang Yi
* Promoted to 1 Dan *
1st Runner up: Lee Shou Wei
2nd Runner up: Wu Suen Kit
4th Place: Lee Shou Kai
5th Place: Cheng Pin Xuan
6th Place: Wu Hong Xiu
7th Place: Chin Jun Han
8th Place: Tiong Teck Yee
Fighting Spirit award: Chong Mei En

Intermediate Kyu Group Continue reading

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)

*  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)


  • 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

Asian University GO Tournament 2016


Event: Asian University GO Tournament 2016 / Thai U-GO 2016 (20th)
Venue / Country: Chulalongkorn University Bangkok, Thailand.
Date: APRIL 4 – 9, 2016

MWA participating in the 2016 Asian University GO Tournament in Chulalongkorn University Bangkok, Thailand. This is the annual GO tournament organize by Thailand Go Association.

This year MWA is sending 3 teams to compete in the Asian U-Go & Local Thai U-Go category.

Team Leader: Billy Chia

Team 1. ASIAN U-Go
i) Ng Yow Aeng (1D)
ii) Chew Kar Chin (1D)
iii) Lo Wei Haw (1D)
Harry Ng
KC Chew
wei haw

Team 2. Thai U-Go (TARUC)
i) Ruthanne Goh Le Yin (3K)
ii) Poea Ming How (10K)
iii) Kok Mun Yee (15k)

Team 3. Thai U-Go (UTAR)
i) Liaw Kang Yi (3K)
ii) Chow Ming Hun (18K)
iii) Khoo Jia Ming (15k)

Others participation teams:

China, Japan, Korea, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore, Vietnam, Brunei, the Philippines, Indonesia, and a Thai Team.

Final Results:-

Continue reading

37th World Amateur Go Championship

Dear MWA members, this year’s World Amateur Go Championship (WAGC) will be held in Wuxi city, China from 3-10 June. We are invited to send 1 representation to compete in this annual event.

Event: 37th World Amateur Go Championship
Dates: June 3 – 10, 2016
Location: Wuxi city, Jiangsu province, China

We will organize a selection tournament to select a player for 37th WAGC

Selection tournament open to all MWA members :
Date: 16 Apr 2016
Time: 2 pm-7 pm
Venue: Kong Zi Institute, UM

Please take note that player will have to pay for their own Airfare. Accommodations & meals during tournament period will be covered by local organizers.

Those interested to join please inform Jimmy 012-2009396 or Tiong 012-3292205

MWA Leaque 2015 – Round 1

Round-1 : 1st Oct – 5th Oct 2015

Group-A Group-B Group-C Group-D Group-E Group-F
A1 vs A2

A3 vs A4

A5 rest

B1 vs B2

B3 vs B4

B5 rest

C1 vs C2

C3 vs C4

C5 rest

D1 vs D2

D3 rest

E1 vs E

E3 rest

F1 vs F2

F3 rest

Please click here to view player’s group.

Kindly update the result on Whatsapp group chat.

Players who register for game review please record your game and send it to Wynes’ email.

TARUC WEIQI October Competition


This is the first weiqi competition held by TARUC WeiQi Club which is only for University and College students.

Date: 11th of October (Sunday)
Time: 9 a.m – 5 p.m
Venue: Function Room (Upper level of the swimming pool club house)
Registration Fee: RM 40 for tarcian, RM 50 for non tarcian

This is the registration form <= click the link to register.

Lunch will be provided.
After register please kindly bank in the fees to this account
4439271711 (Public Bank)
Ng Yow Aeng
Payment should be done before 1st of October
After bank in, screen shoot it and email to weiqisociety@gmail.com.

Lastly will confirm again with your registration. Any question can pm 017-2528129.
If you register but did not make the payment, your registration is not valid.

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.