Category Archives: Selection

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.

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.

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.

Selection Tournament : 2020 World Amateur Women’s Go Championship in Tokyo

Due to the 2020 Summer Olympic Game in Tokyo, The International Go Federation have specially planned and will host the World Amateur for Women’s Go players.

The Championship will be held at the Nihon Ki-in in Tokyo from 1st May till 8th May 2020.

MWA is invited to nominate 2 (two) players:

  • the first player will be definitely a representative of Malaysia
  • the second player could also be a representative player if the number of players could not reach certain number like 50 players or so. (subject to confirmation by IGF later)

Selection Tournament :
Date: 28 Dec 2019. Saturday
Venue: Kongzi Institute, UM

Registration is open to all MWA members, those interested please contact Mr. Tiong of Jimmy Cheng for registration.

Upcoming International Tournament

Below are list of International Tournament Coming Soon, open for registration.

  1. October 17-22 – China
    • GUI ZHOU SEA Tournament
    • 3 Player+ 1 player (Age 8-14)
    • China (All included)
    • Selection tournament on 7th Sept 2019 at Kongzi Institute from 2pm-8pm.
  2. October 26-29 (Japan)
    • Fukui Igo Exchange
    • 5-8 Player
    • Japan (Air ticket-Lowest Rm1500)
  3. October 31- November 3 (Austria)
    • Vienna Sikl Round Tournament
    • 3 Player
    • Austria (Air ticket- Lowest Rm3500+Registration rm400)
  4. December 15-23 (Singapore)
    • 1st South East Asia Go Congress
    • 5 Player
    • Singapore (with discount 5 star hotel, RM 1500+ Transport and Meal

As only GUI Zhou included all expenses, we will have selection on 7th September 2019 at Kongzi Institute from 2pm-8pm.

Registration is open to all MWA members, those who are interested to participate please contact Jimmy or Mr Tiong for more information and registration.

Selection Tournament: Pair Go Official Handicap Tournament Preliminary

The selection tournament will be held :

Event : Selection for Pair Go Official Handicap Tournament Preliminary

  • To select 1 Pair representative (1 Male & 1 Female).
  • Both male and female must 5k above.
  • If one player is below age 18, another player must be adult.
  • Must be a MWA member and Malaysian with valid passport.
  • Selected player must be able to travel to Japan on Dec 7 and 8, 2019 without escort.

Date : 13th July 2019, 2PM – 7PM

Venue : Kong Zi Institute, UM

The winner will be selected to represent Ma;aysia in Pair Go Official Handicap Tournament Preliminary, on Dec 7 and 8, 2019 in Japan.

Anyone interested to participate kindly contact Mr. Jimmy Cheng.

14th KPMC Selection Tournament

Korea Prime Minister Cup International Baduk Championship ( KPMC) Selection Tournament.

  • Date: 25 May 2019 (Saturday), 2pm – 7pm
  • Venue: Kong Zi Institute , UM
  • Eligibility:
    • Open to all Dan and High Kyu (5k and above)
    • Must be a Malaysian with valid passport

The winner will be selected to represent MWA to compete in the 14th KPMC.

The 14th Korea Prime Minister Cup International Baduk Championship (KPMC) is to be held on August 31 to September 6, 2019 in Yeongwol County. We look forward to welcoming you in Korea.

Those interested please contact Mr. Tiong for registration.

Selection Tournament – The 6th Annual World Collegiate Weichi Championship 2019

Selection Tournament :-
The 6th Annual World Collegiate Weichi Championship
第六届世界大学生围棋锦标赛

We will select one Dan player and one Kyu player to represent Malaysia to the 6th Annual World Collegiate Wechi Championship in The University of Sydney, Australia from 7-13 July 2019.

The selection tournament will be held on :
Date: 16 Feb 2019
Time : 1pm (1300hrs)
Venue : Kong Zi Institute, UM
Eligibility : University/College students
Fee : RM 10 ( MWA members f.o.c)

Tournament Rules :

  • Swiss Sysyem ( 4R if participants not more than 16 players)
  • 19×19 board
  • Japanese rule, 6.5 komi
  • 30 mins + byo-yomi 3x20s

Interested current university students can contact :
Mr Tiong 012-329 2205 or Kit Yee 014- 988 6368

40th WAGC Selection Tournament

Selection Tournament :-
40th World Amateur Go Championship (WAGC) in Matsue, Shimane, Japan

A selection tournament will be held :

  • Venue: Kong Zi Institute, Uiversity Malaya
  • Date / Time: 19 Jan 2019 (Sat). 2:00pm

The winner will be selected to represent MWA to the 40th WAGC in Matsue, Shimane, Japan. Schedule to be held on 30 May to 7 June, 2019.

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