GO
CHAMPIONSHIP
VLADIVOSTOK, RUSSIA, 2021
THE WORLD AMATEUR
JUNE 3rd – 9th
News
Words of Welcome
Main global Go event is going to take place in Russia in 2021. Vladivostok has been chosen as the host city for the WAGC. During the competition it will turn into the capital of world Go. The competition is hosted by the Russian Go Federation under the egis of the International Go Federation (IGF).

For the first time in its history the World Amateur Go Championship will be held outside of Asia. Heretofore it took place in China, Korea, Japan and Thailand. The championship involves 77 International Go Federation countries and territories, with a national champion representing his country. The championship provides 8 winning places, the winner receives the title of the 41st World Amateur Go Champion. The prize fund is not provided. According to the regulations of the World Go Cup, the participation of professionals is prohibited.

Organizing committee
Aleksey Chekunkov
Minister for the Development of the Russian Far East and the Arctic
Alexander Kozlov
Minister for the Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation
Оleg Kozhemyako
Governor of Primorsky Krai

Aysen Nikolayev
Head of the Sakha Republic (Yakutia)
Vitaly Nesis
CEO Polymetal
Sergey Gorkov
Director General and Chairman of the Management Board of JSC Rosgeologiya
Kairat Kelimbetov
Governor of Astana International Financial Centre
Pavel Grachev
Chief Executive Officer PJSC Polyus
Nikita Anisimov
FEFU President
Sergey Nosov
Governor of the Magadan region
Vladimir Solodov
Governor of Kamchatsky Krai
Roman Trotsenko
Chairman of the Board of Directors of AEON Corporation
Mikhail Yemelyanov
Director of the 41st World Amateur Go Championship
Maxim Volkov
President of the Russian Go Federation
PARK JUNGCHAE
President of the International Go Federation
WAGC 2021 VENUE
Vladivostok

FEFU campus
Far Eastern Federal University

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