Pair Go World Cup
Pair Go World Cup has been held in various formats so far.
This tournament was first held in March 2010 in Hangzhou (China) and 16 pairs competed.
Geographic entries were: Japan (2 pairs), China (2 pairs), Korea (2 pairs), Taiwan (2 pairs), Singapore, Malaysia, Russia, Czech Republic, the United States, Mexico, Australia and South Africa. Prizes: Champion 4 million yen; Runner-up: 2 million yen, third place 1,2 million yen, fourth Place 800,000 yen.
Final game: Song Ronghui & Xie He beat W+R after 238 moves Lee Minjin & Mok Jinseok
Tokyo 2016 - 2019
Also held from 2016 to 2019 in Tokyo, Japan with different formats:
- 2016 Final:Ke Jie & Yu Zhiying beat Chen Shiyuan & Hei Jiajia.
- 2017 Held under the new name "World Pair Go Strongest". Defending champion pair was challenged by the tournament winning pair: Ke Jie & Yu Zhiying beat Iyama Yuta & Xie Yimin.
- 2018 Park Junghwan & Choi Jeong beat the defending champion pair.
- 2019 The defending pair prevailed over the challengers Shin Jinseo & Oh Yujin
In 2022, some international friendship games were played online under the name "Pair Go World Cup 2022 Japan".