[ The Final ] March 4, 2018
Winner: Kato Keiko 6dan & Iyama Yuta 7 crown
Round 1 - Final
All Results are here.
February 10 (Sat.), Round 1 - Semifinals All Results, click here
To see participating players and pairings, click here.
- Organizers: Japan Pair Go Association
- Special Cooperation： Nihon Ki-in
- Cooperated： Kansai Ki-in / Go Weekly
- With a support of： Yomiuri Shimbun
ARCHITECTS STUDIO JAPAN INC. /
IGO & SHOGI CHANNEL INC. /
Gurunavi, Inc. /
Seven CS Card Service CO., LTD / SUBWAY BUILDING Co., Ltd. / Tokyo Metro Co., Ltd. /
Japan Freight Railway Company / NEC Corporation / Nomura Securities Co.,Ltd. / Pandanet Inc. / East Japan Railway Company / Yamazaki Baking Co.,Ltd. / NKB Inc.
16 pairs of male and female professional Go players who represent the Japanese Go world will play tournament games, and in the 4th round, the winning pair will be decided. Games from the 1st round to the semifinal round will be played at the Nihon Ki-in on February 10, and the final game will be played at the Nihon Ki-in on March 4.
The winning pair will be awarded the title of "Professional Pair Go Champions," a trophy, and prize money.
This is a four-round knockout tournament, with pairings in the first round made by drawing lots. All games are played on even, with Black giving a komi of 6.5 points. The time allowance is 30 seconds per move plus ten minutes of thinking time, to be used in one-minute units.
|Date||February 10 (Sat.) 2018||March 4 (Sun.) 2018|
|Round||Round 1 / Round 2 / Semifilnals||Final|
|Selection number||16 pairs / 32 players|
8 pairs / 16 players
4 pairs / 8 players
|2 pairs / 4 players|
9:45 - Opening ceremony
10:00 - Round 1 & Lunch
13:30 - Round 2
16:00 - Semifinals
18:30 - Closing ceremony
13:00 - Opening ceremony
13:30 - Final
15:45 - Closing ceremony
|Venue||Nihon Ki-in (Tokyo)|
* Time is subject to change depending on circumstances.