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The GLOBIS Cup World Go U-20 is an international tournament for young players that was introduced in 2014 and organised by the Nihon Ki-in. It is named after the Japanese university and the corporation sponsoring it.

Six from Japan, three from Korea, three from China, one from Taiwan, one from Europe, one from America, one from Oceania.

Tournament format:

  • Even games, white receives 6.5 komi.
  • Time Allotment: 30 seconds per move, plus 10 periods of extra thinking time, 1 minute each (NHK style).
  • Being late to the event results in immediate forfeit of the game.


  1. Grand Champion: 3 million yen (about EUR 25.000,=)
  2. Runner-up: 500,000 yen
  3. 3rd place: 200,000 yen
Edition Final Details
8th 2021 China Wang Xinghao China Tu Xiaoyu 1-0
7th 2020 Korea Moon Minjong China Li Weiqing 1-0
6th 2019 Korea Shin Minjun China Wang Yijin 1-0
5th 2018 China Xu Jiayang Korea Shin Minjun 1-0
4th 2017 Korea Shin Jinseo Korea Byun Sangil 1-0
3rd 2016 China Li Qincheng Japan Kyo Kagen 1-0
2nd 2015 China Huang Yunsong Korea Na Hyun 1-0
1st 2014 Japan Ichiriki Ryo Japan Kyo Kagen 1-0


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In the overview players link to their biographies while results link to a detailed description of the edition.


To find the name of a player in other languages such as Chinese or Korean please refer either to the dictionary pages, Internet Go Dictionary or their biography pages.


If you have additional information to the supplied info or if you can supply us with the results of other tournaments please send an E-mail about it and it will be included on these pages.

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