World Youth Goe Championship is an annual international tournament for youths,
(under 16 category & under 12 category) sponsored by the Ing Chang-Ki
Wei-Chi Educational Foundation. 30 years since the founding of the event, a
large number of outstanding young players stand out from the competition. The World Youth Goe Championship is
called the ‘cradle of the world champion’. The competition will be using Ing’s
The 32nd World Youth Goe Championship will be held from
22 Aug – 28 Aug, 2015 in Harbin, China. Hei
Long Jiang Chess Sports Association and Beijing Heshan Cultural Communication
Center have been awarded the opportunity to organize the esteemed event.
In honor of Mr.
Wu Qing Yuan and his outstanding contributions to the goe, the 32nd World
Youth Goe Championship will be named ‘Wu Qing Yuan Memorial Cup’. A memorial
event for Mr. Wu Qing Yuan will be held in the opening ceremony of tournament.
The tournament will see participants from 12 countries, i.e
Germany, Russia, Ukraine, The United States of America, China, Korea, Japan,
Chinese Taipei, Thailand, Hungary, Singapore and Canada. 22 players will
compete in two categories, one Under 12 and the other Under 16.