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October 2016

12th Nanning Guangxi International Weiqi Tournament


Event Hall

Photo Credit: Handy


The event was commencing from the 16th October to the 20th October at Guangxi Nanning YongJiang Hotel. A total of 295 participants from overseas were involved in the 12th China-Asian International Invitational Weiqi Tournament, the 11th China-Asian Bridge International  Invitational Tournament and the 8th China-Asian XiangQi International Invitational Tournament.

This event was organized by China Weiqi Association, China Bridge Association, China Xiang-Qi Association, while supported by Nanning City Sport Bureau, Nanning City Sports Management Center, Guangxi Weiqi Association,  Guangxi Bridge Association and GuangXi XiangQi Association.

As common practices, the event invited most of the ASIAN members from Singapore, Brunei, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, the Philippines, Vietnam, Indonesia, USA, Taiwan and Macao.

During the event, Ma Xiao-Chun (马晓春), professional 9-dan had made his appearance to the scene to play simultaneous games.

From Brunei Darussalam Go Association, ZheFan (2-dan) and Michael (3-dan) were dispatched as a team into the event.Putting their effort, Brunei Team achieved result of 13th/17th as country ranking.

*Zhe Fan promoted to China 3-Dan*



Champion – Krit Jamkachornkiat (Thailand)
2nd Place – Cheng QingJiang (USA Las Vegas)

5th Place – Lapon Jirasophin (Thailand)
6th Place – Wynes Leong Chee Weng (Malaysia)
7th Place – House Chuah Chee Hiong (Singapore)

9th Place – Nakhtengchangh Bounmy (Laos)

14th Place – Tiong Kee Soon (Malaysia)

22nd Place – Dovery (Indonesia)

24th Place – Mah Zhe Fan (Brunei)

27th Place – Michael Chen (Brunei)

29th Place – Handy Bunawan (Indonesia)


Go Demonstration + Go Class in Brunei Hokkien Association!


Brunei Darussalam Go Association with Hokkien Association: Mr. Fang and Mr. Lim

[photo credit: HuiYee]

9th October 2016Brunei Darussalam Go Association introduced Go to executive committee of Brunei Hokkien Association in hoping to prosper the game by also establishing Beginner Class every week, however limited to the members of Brunei Hokkien Association (at the moment).



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