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Title The 18th Korea Prime Minister Cup International Baduk Championship
Host·Organizer Korea Baduk Federation(KBF)
Sponsors Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Korean Sport & Olympic Committee
Financial Sponsors Korea Sports Promotion Foundation, Gwangju
Cooperation Asian Go Federation, European Go Federation
Date August 26(Sat) ~ September 2 (Sat), 2022
Venue Bitgoeul Gymnasium, Gwangju
Participants 53 players from 53 countries/territories
Asia(15) Brunei, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam
Europe(27) Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom
Americas(9) Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Venezuela, Peru, U.S.A.
Oceania(2) Australia, New Zealand
Playing Method 7 round Swiss System
Even game, Dum/Komi 6.5 points, 25 min. each, 20 sec. Fischer Time
KBF rules will be applied throughout the tournament and any problems that arise will be settled by the referee.
Awards Winner/Runner-up/3rd Place Trophy, Certificate, Prize
4th~10th Place Certificate, Prize
Continental Championship Prizes(6 players) Certificate, Prize(*Top players from each group Except the winners)
- Group 1 : Asia&Oceania&Africa (2)
- Group 2 : Europe (3)
- Group 3 : Americas (1)
  • *Event 1 Award: Yutmarvel Go (1st ~ 3rd)
  • *Event 2 Award: Human vs AI (1st ~3rd)
    -In case of more winners, the team winning with more points will be awarded.
  • *The Happy Family: the country with the largest number of participants
  • *The Rising Star: The youngest player
    (if more than 2, based on the most wins)
  • *The War-horse: The oldest player
    (if more than 2, based on the most wins)
  • *The Lucky Star: One random person among survey participants