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World Go Championship 2018 in Tokyo! (16 Mar. 2018)

We are pleased to inform you that the World Go Championship 2018 will be held in Tokyo (at the Nihon Ki-in), Japan from 17 to 19 March 2018.

This Championship will be held to decide a best player in the world. (The winner will get 20 million Japanese Yen)

The world class go players representing each country of Japan, China, Korea and Chinese Taipei will compete at this international go tournament.

Participating players are the following 6 players:
Park Jeong-Hwan 9p as the defending champion in 2017, Iyama Yuta 9p (ranking number one in Japan), Ke Jie 9p (ranking number one in China), Shin Jinseo 8p (ranking number two in Korea), Wang Yuanjun 8p (ranking number one in Chinese Taipei) and Yamashita Keigo 9p (ranking number four in Japan)

For further details, please visit the official website (in English) from here.

[ Live Broadcast and Commentary ]
Please be informed that the Nihon Ki-in will provide you with the English live commentary on the above matches in YouTube from the following link : https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCl4UWklKYTaUOZAhSJAprWQ
* Commutator: Michael Redmond 9p
* Date: 17th, 18th and 19th from 13:00h (till the end) in Japan time

The Nihon Ki-in Summer Go Camp 2018 in Tokyo (19 Feb. 2018)

We are pleased to inform you that "the Nihon Ki-in Summer Go Camp 2018" will be held from 21 August till 1 September 2018 in Tokyo!
The fee for participation will be the lowest ever, only from JPY12,000!!!
For details, visit the official website from here.

The Nihon Ki-in Summer Go Camp 2018 is an intensive training program for non-Japanese go players (suitable from double digit kyu to 5 dan) who want to raise your level and skill of go and to experience the culture of Go at the Nihon Ki-in!

The registration is now open from here!
For inquiry or more information,
please feel free to email Tom to overseasdept@nihonkiin.or.jp

How to...

Contact Us

If you have any query, please feel free to contact our overseas department as follows:
Overseas Department: (Mon-Fri: 9:30-17:30 in Japan)
+81 3 3288 8727
+81 3 3239 0899
Mailing Address
7-2 Gobancho Chiyoda-Ku Tokyo Japan, Post code: 102-0076
We are willing to give you a tour of the Nihon Ki-in in Tokyo if you make an appointment with us at least _10 days_ in advance.


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