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Wangwi

The Wangwi was a Go competition in South Korea.

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The Wangwi was a Go competition used by the Hanguk Kiwon. It is sponsored by the Chung-ang Il-po. The komi for white is 6.5 points. The preliminary matches get 4 hours of thinking time, while the final match gets 5 hours. The winner's purse was 45,000,000 SKW (US$40,000). It ran from 1966-2008.

Past winners

Player Years Held
Kim In 1966 - 1972, 1974
Ha Chanseok 1973
Seo Bongsoo 1975, 1980
Cho Hun-hyeon 1976 - 1989
Lee Chang-ho 1990, 1995 - 2007
Yoo Changhyuk 1991 - 1994

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