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Cao Dayuan

Cao Dayuan
Full name Cao Dayuan
Chinese 曹大元
Pinyin Cáo Dàyuán
Born January 26, 1962
Shanghai, China
Turned pro 1985 (full time)
Rank 9 dan
Affiliation Zhongguo Qiyuan

Cáo Dàyuán (曹大元), born January 26, 1962) is a professional Go player.

Biography

Cao started learning Go when he was 11. He won the 4th World Amateur Go Championship in 1982 and turned professional in 1985. He was promoted to 9 dan in 1986.

Titles & runners-up

Ranks #10 in total amount of titles in China.

Title Years Held
Current 5
NEC Cup (China) 1996
CCTV Cup 1996, 1998
National Go Individual 1994
New Sports Cup 1986
Title Years Lost
Current 8
Mingren 1993
NEC Cup 1997, 1998
CCTV Cup 1991
New Sports Cup 1981, 1985, 1987, 1990
Defunct 1
Qiwang 1998
Continental 1
Asian TV Cup 1991
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