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LG Cup

The LG Cup World King of Baduk Tournament (LG배 세계기왕전, LG杯世界棋王戦, LG盃世界棋王戰) was founded by Korean LG Group in 1996. It is a single knockout tournament, with best-of-five final until the 10th edition, best-of-three afterwards. Komi was 5.5, since the 3rd edition 6.5. Time allotted is 3h.

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

# year winner runner-up score sgf
1 1997 Lee Changho Yoo Changhyuk 3-0 1 2 3
2 1998 O Rissei Yoo Changhyuk 3-2 1 2 3 4 5
3 1999 Lee Changho Ma Xiaochun 3-0 1 2 3
4 2000 Yu Bin Yoo Changhyuk 3-1 1 2 3 4
5 2001 Lee Changho Lee Sedol 3-2 1 2 3 4 5
6 2002 Yoo Changhyuk Cho Hunhyun 3-2 1 2 3 4 5
7 2003 Lee Sedol Lee Changho 3-1 1 2 3 4
8 2004 Lee Changho Mok Jinseok 3-1 1 2 3 4
9 2005 Cho U Yu Bin 3-1 1 2 3 4
10 2006 Gu Li Chen Yaoye 3-2 1 2 3 4 5
11 2007 Zhou Junxun Hu Yaoyu 2-1 1 2 3
12 2008 Lee Sedol Han Sanghoon 2-1 1 2 3
13 2009 Gu Li Lee Sedol 2-0 1 2
14 2010 Kong Jie Lee Changho 2-0 1 2
15 2011 Piao Wenyao Kong Jie 2-0 1 2
16 2012 Jiang Weijie Lee Changho 2-0 1 2
17 2013 Shi Yue Won Sungjin 2-0 1 2
18 2014 Tuo Jiaxi Zhou Ruiyang 2-1 1 2 3
19 2015 Park Junghwan Kim Jiseok 2-1 1 2 3
20 2016 Kang Dongyun Park Yeonghun 2-1 1 2 3
21 2017 Dang Yifei Zhou Ruiyang 2-0 1 2
22 2018 Xie Erhao Iyama Yuta 2-1 1 2 3

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