President of Korea Baduk Federation
I would like to welcome all the representatives from all over the world who have visited Korea to participate in the 14th Korea Prime Minister Cup International Baduk Championship.
We are pleased to hold the 14th Korea Prime Minister Cup. This Championship is the opportunity to unite Baduk people from around the world with different languages and cultures.
Baduk is a great recreational activity and the best mind sport for building emotional stability and developing endurance. Furthermore, its popularity is growing beyond the borders, languages, and cultural differences as a global sport for all ages.
In the flow of Baduk globalization, the Korea Prime Minister Cup World Baduk Championship have the meaning of spreading the power of Korea Baduk and the excellence of Korean culture to the world, and providing a place for exchange and communication among Baduk people around the world. In addition, it will be more important place to promote international friendship and better communication among the world.
Lastly, I would like to thank to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the Korean Sport & Olympic Committee, and Gangwon-do for their great help in the success of this Championship.
We wish you good luck! Thank you.