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Chang Hao

Chang Hao
Full name Chang Hao
Chinese 常昊
Pinyin Cháng Hào
Born November 7, 1976
Shanghai, China
Turned pro 1986
Rank 9 dan
Affiliation Zhongguo Qiyuan

Chang Hao (Chinese: 常昊; pinyin: Cháng Hào; born November 7, 1976 in Shanghai) is a professional Go player. He is a 9 dan Go player from China. He is China's best player of the 1990s and one of the best in the world. Growing up he was a prodigy in China, he has won many titles, including three international champions. He is the best friend of Lee Chang-ho, whom he most recently defeated in the final of the 7th Chunlan Cup. Some of his hobbies include playing football, swimming, and traveling. He is married to Zhang Xuan, who is also a Go player.

Titles and runners-up

Ranks #3 in total amount of titles in China.

Domestic
Title Wins Runners-up
Mingren 2 (1999, 2001)
Tianyuan 5 (1997-2001) 1 (2002)
Quzhou-Lanke Cup 1 (2008)
Ahan Tongshan Cup 2 (2008, 2010)
NEC Cup 3 (1998, 2002, 2005) 3 (1999, 2000, 2004)
Liguang Cup 2 (2001, 2004) 2 (2006, 2007)
CCTV Cup 1 (1999)
Xinren Wang 1 (1996)
National Go Individual 1 (1995)
Lebaishi Cup 5 (1998-2002)
Qisheng 1 (1999) 1 (2000)
Yongda Cup 1 (2002)
Total 20 12
Continental
Title Wins Runners-up
China-Japan Tengen 4 (1997-1999, 2001) 1 (2000)
China-Korea Tengen 1 (2001) 4 (1997-2000)
Total 5 5
International
Title Wins Runners-up
Ing Cup 1 (2004) 1 (2000)
BC Card Cup 2010
Samsung Cup 1 (2007) 1 (2001)
Chunlan Cup 1 (2009) 1 (2007)
Fujitsu Cup 2 (1998, 2000)
World Oza 2 (2002, 2004)
Total 3 8
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