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Chunlan Cup

The Chunlan Cup is a Go competition.


The Chunlan Cup is an international Go tournament sponsored and hosted by The Chunlan Group of China. 24 players are chosen as follows:

The 24 players are shortened to 16 after the first round. The top 8 players are qualified for the next round while the bottom 8 play each other in a knockout tournament. The komi is 5.5 points with 3 hour time limits. The winner's purse is 1,000,000 Yuan ($170,000).

Past winners and runners-up

Year Nat. Winner Score Nat. Runner-up
1999   Cho Hunhyun 2-1   Lee Chang-ho
2000   O Rissei 2-1   Ma Xiaochun
2001   Yoo Changhyuk 2-1   O Rissei
2003   Lee Chang-ho 2-0   Hane Naoki
2005   Lee Chang-ho 2-1   Zhou Heyang
2007   Gu Li 2-0   Chang Hao
2009   Chang Hao 2-0   Lee Chang-ho
2011   Lee Sedol 2-1   Xie He
2013   Chen Yaoye 2-1   Lee Sedol
2015   Gu Li 2-0   Zhou Ruiyang