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LG Cup Go
LG Cup (Go)
Full name LG Cup World Baduk Championship
Started 1996
Sponsors LG
Prize money 250,000,000 Won ($200,000)

LG Cup World Baduk Championship (Korean: LG? , Hanja: LG? ) is a Go competition.

Outline

The LG Cup is sponsored by the LG Group of Korea. The LG Cup was created after the Kiwang title from Korea was abolished. There are 16 players who compete in a preliminary, and another 16 players are invited. The latest edition had 256 competitors in the preliminary, the biggest in history. The players are invited from the following WeiQi/Go/Baduk associations.

The final is a best-of-three match. The komi is currently 6.5 points. The winner's purse is 250,000,000 Won ($200,000).[1]

Winners & runners-up

References

  1. ^ English LG cup website: http://baduk.lg.co.kr/eng/

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