Senko Cup

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(SENKO CUPワールド碁女流最強戦) The Senko Cup or SENKO Cup (known on Go4Go as the [ext] Senko Cup World Go Women's Championship) [1] is an international tournament for female professionals, held since 2018. Note that there is a domestic Senko Cup (Female Strongest) started in 2016.

It's an eight player knockout with a third place decision match. The 3rd and 4th editions were played online.

See the [ext] Go to Everyone! section for more information.

Ueno Asami's victory in the 4th edition was the first time that a Japanese woman won an international tournament.

Ed. Date Winner Runner up Third place Fourth place Other competitors
1st 2018 Yu Zhiying Hei Jiajia Choi Jung Fujisawa Rina Kovaleva, Mukai, Nyu, Xie
2nd 2019 Yu Zhiying Choi Jung Hei Jiajia Tsukuda Akiko Kovaleva, Mannami Nao, Nyu, Ueno
3rd 2021 Yu Zhiying Choi Jung Ueno Asami Mukai Chiaki Fujisawa, Kuwabara, Yu Lijun, Xie
4th 2022 Ueno Asami Lu Yuhua Fujisawa Rina Xie Yimin Yu Zhiying, Sumire, Suzuki, Choi
5th 2023 Choi Jung Zhou Hongyu Ueno Asami Nakamura Sumire Nyu, Fujisawa, Lu, Quynh Anh Ha?

[1] John Power calls it the Senko Cup World Go Strongest Woman Player.

Senko Cup last edited by 2603:9001:6e0b:2694 on December 31, 2023 - 07:42
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