Professional Go Associations
This page is somewhat out of date, it may be worth viewing professional, which includes information about the professional associations.
There are a number of professional go associations that confer professional ranks upon qualified individuals. These include:
- Hankuk Kiwon (Republic of Korea)
- Taiwan Qiyuan (Taiwan)
- Zhongguo Qiyuan (People's Republic of China)
- Nihon Ki-in (Japan)
- Kansai Ki-in (Japan)
- Other Professional Go Associations in Japan (historical associations)
- American Professional Go Association (defunct)
- US Pro System (information is still coming in--the announcement was made Dec 26th, 2011)
The International Go Federation includes some of the above organizations as members.