Tournament guide
The 2nd Korea Prime Minister Cup International Amateur Baduk Championship
The aim of this tournament is to gather Baduk fans from all over the world and promote Baduk as one of the Olympic events. The Korea Sports Council, the representative sports organization of Korea, designated the Korea Amateur Baduk Association as a semi-member organization and it is supporting Baduk. Suwon City, the venue of this event, holds the largest Baduk population in Korea and keeps Korean traditional culture. The Suwon Hanggung is a UNESCO-designated World Heritage site.

Date : October 12th (Friday) ~ 17th (Wednesday), 2007
Venue : Suwon City, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
Host Organization : Korea Amateur Baduk Association
Sponsor : the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Gyeonggi-do, Suwon City, Korean Air
Cooperation : Korea Baduk Association, IGF(International Go Federation), AGF(Asian Go Federation), Gyeonggi-do Baduk Association, Suwon City Baduk Association Participants : 1 representative player from each country/territory
68 countries and territories from Asia, Africa, America, Europe and Oceania

Tournament rules
  • 8-round Swiss system
  • Even game, 6.5 komi (Dum), 30 min each, byoyomi 30 sec 3 times
  • Chess clocks will be used for all games.

  • The 1st winner : a prize cup, 3,000$ of research grant, an amateur 7-dan certificate
  • The 2nd winner : a medal and 1,500$ of research grant
  • The 3rd winner : a medal and 1,000$ of research grant
  • The 4th winner : a medal and 700$ of research grant
  • Winners from 5th to 8th : a testimonial and 400$ of research grant (each)
  • Winners from 9th to 16th : a testimonial and 100$ of research grant (each)
  • Special prizes (5 players) : a testimonial and 100$ of research grant (each)
  • 22% of taxes are deducted from research grants by the law of the Republic of Korea.

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