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Full name CCTV Cup
Started 1989
Sponsors CCTV
Prize money 80,000 Yuan ($9,700)
Affiliation Zhongguo Qiyuan

The CCTV Cup is a Zhongguo Qiyuan Go competition.


The CCTV Cup is the longest running fast game tournament in China and the sponsor is the Chinese CCTV station. 64 players play in a single knockout format. The time limit is one move every 30 seconds. The title holder and the runner up get a place in the Asian TV Cup. The winner's purse is 80,000 CY ($9,700).

Past winners and runners-up

Year Winner Score Runner-up
1989 Ma Xiaochun Nie Weiping
1990 Qian Yuping Liu Xiaoguang
1991 Ma Xiaochun Cao Dayuan
1992 Ma Xiaochun Nie Weiping
1993 Nie Weiping Ma Xiaochun
1994 Ma Xiaochun Qian Yuping
1995 Ma Xiaochun Ma Xiaochun
1996 Cao Dayuan Wang Lei (Go player)
1997 Nie Weiping Yu Bin
1998 Cao Daoyuan Ma Xiaochun
1999 Chang Hao Liu Jing
2000 Ding Wei Luo Xihe
2001 Hu Yaoyu Ma Xiaochun
2002 Ma Xiaochun Ding Wei
2003 Zhou Heyang Peng Quan
2004 Gu Li Yu Bin
2005 Liu Jing Gu Li
2006 Luo Xihe Wang Xi
2007 Piao Wenyao Chen Yaoye
2008 Xie He Li Zhe
2009 Kong Jie Zhou Heyang
2010 Chen Yaoye Gu Lingyi
2011 Zhong Wenjing Wang Lei (Go player)