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Qian Yuping

Qian Yuping
Full name Qian Yuping
Chinese 錢宇平
Born October 6, 1966
Shanghai, China
Turned pro 1985 (full time)
Rank 9 dan
Affiliation Zhongguo Qiyuan

Qian Yuping (born October 6, 1966) is a Chinese professional Go player.


Qian was born in Shanghai, China. He started playing Go when he was 6 years old. In 1987, he reached 9 dan, the highest rank. At the time he was one of the youngest 9 dans. A year later, he won his first title, the National Go Individual. In 1991, he made it all the way to the final of the Fujitsu Cup, but could not play due to health reasons.

Qian was one of China's best players during the 1990s.

Past titles & Runner ups

Title Years Held
Current 3
CCTV Cup 1990, 1992
National Go Individual 1988
Defunct 1
Qiwang 1994
Title Years Lost
Current 3
Tianyuan 1990
CCTV Cup 1994
National Go Individual 1990
New Sports Cup 1983
Defunct 1
Qiwang 1995
Continental 1
Asian TV Cup 1994
International 1
Fujitsu Cup 1991