Taiwan (臺灣 Tiwān) is the common name of the Republic of China (ROC) which governs the island of Formosa and several smaller outlying island groups of Penghu, Kinmen, Matsu, Lanyu (Orchid Island), and Green Island.

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Title winners in Japan

Taiwan has kept generally good relationship with Japan even after fifty years of Japanese rule (1895-1945). As a result, many Taiwanese players went to Japan and became professionals there, including many major title winners as follows.

  • (Name in Japan, Taiwanese name, first title and year)
  • Rin Kaiho (Lin Haifong): Meijin 1965
  • O Rissei (Wang Li Chen): Oza 1995
  • O Meien(Wang Ming Wan): Honinbo 2000
  • Cho U (Chang Hsu): Honinbo 2003
  • Kyo Kagen (Hsu Chia Yuan): Gosei 2018

See also


List of Taiwanese professionals

Taiwan last edited by hnishy on February 28, 2023 - 12:42
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