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Liu Xiaoguang

Liu Xiaoguang
Full name Liu Xiaoguang
Chinese Trad. 劉小光 Simp. 刘小光
Pinyin Liú Xiàoguāng
Born 20 March 1960
Kaifeng, Henan, China
Turned pro 1982
Rank 9 dan
Affiliation Zhongguo Qiyuan

Liu Xiaoguang (born 20 March 1960) is a professional Go player.

Biography

He started playing Go at the age of 13 and became a 6 dan professional in 1982. In 1988, he was awarded 9 dan by the Zhongguo Qiyuan. Liu defeated four Japanese professionals in the 3rd China-Japan Supermatches.

Titles and runners-up

Ranks #9-t in total amount of titles in China.

Domestic
Title Wins Runners-up
Mingren 1 (1988) 4 (1989, 1995, 1996, 1998)
Tianyuan 4 (1988-1990, 1993) 4 (1991, 1994, 1996, 1999)
CCTV Cup 1 (199)
National Go Individual 2 (1980, 1990)
Total 7 9
Continental
China-Japan Tengen 1 (1993) 3 (1988-1990)
Total 1 3
Career total
Total 8 12
COMMENTS
Tabletop games: Rules and Strategy