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Chunlan Cup

The Chunlan Cup (春兰杯) is a Go world championship started in 1998, with a best-of-three final. The rules are Chinese. The time limit was 3h in the first eleven editions, and 2.5h afterwards. Komi was 5.5 in the first three editions, 7.5 afterwards.

The main tournament has 24 participants: the #1, #2, #3 from the previous edition, 8 from China, 5 from Japan, 4 from Korea, 2 from Taiwan, 1 from North America, and 1 from Europe. (For the 1st edition, 9 from China, 6 from Japan, 5 from Korea.) Since the 13th edition there is no longer a 3rd Place Playoff.

Below we give the sgfs of the final games. The first column gives links to more information on the separate tournaments.

# year winner second third score sgf
1 1999 Cho Hunhyun Lee Changho Choi Myeonghun 2-1 1 2 3
2 2000 O Rissei Ma Xiaochun Kong Jie 2-1 1 2 3
3 2001 Yoo Changhyuk O Rissei Cho Hunhyun 2-1 1 2 3
4 2003 Lee Changho Hane Naoki Luo Xihe 2-0 1 2
5 2005 Lee Changho Zhou Heyang Peng Quan 2-1 1 2 3
6 2007 Gu Li Chang Hao Xie He 2-0 1 2
7 2009 Chang Hao Lee Changho Kong Jie 2-0 1 2
8 2011 Lee Sedol Xie He Gu Lingyi 2-1 1 2 3
9 2013 Chen Yaoye Lee Sedol Jiang Weijie 2-1 1 2 3
10 2015 Gu Li Zhou Ruiyang Chen Yaoye 2-0 1 2
11 2017 Tan Xiao Park Yeonghun Ke Jie 2-1 1 2 3
12 2019 Park Junghwan Park Yeonghun Ke Jie 2-0 1 2
13 2021 Shin Jinseo Tang Weixing 2-0 1 2
14 Byun Sangil vs Li Xuanhao

(Here "year" is the year of the final.)