1st of November ~ 2nd November, 2017, is the “1st JinCai PanZhou Cup, China-ASEAN Go Invitational Tournament” hosted first time at PanZhou City at GuiZhou of China.
Leader: LIM Chai Hui
Player: CHIN Sin Voon, Hafiq Siddeq Asmad, Victor Wong Chun Kang
The event invites 8 Teams: China Team, GuiZhou Team, Brunei, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam; to compete in a double elimination competition.
The prizes comprised of 100’000 CNY in total; split into 1 to 8 places: 40’000CNY, 20’000CNY, 10’000CNY, 8’000CNY, 7’000CNY, 6’000CNY, 5’000CNY, 4’000CNY successively.
In addition, four professional go players were invited to play simultaneous against invited guest. The professional players are: 馬 暁春 (MA XiaoChun), 华以刚 (HUA YiGang), 曹大元 (CAO DaYuan) and 陈盈 (CHEN Ying).
On the 3rd November, the Artificial Intelligence Forum was conducted to create awareness to ASEAN team, moreover every teams have the opportunity to challenge Chinese AI “神算子 (ShenSuanZi)”.
Among all participating teams, only Malaysia Team won the AI.