Tianyuan

    Keywords: Tournament

Corresponding Titles
China: Tianyuan
Japan: Tengen
Korea: Chunwon
Taiwan: Taiwan Tianyuan

The Tianyuan is one of the major Chinese tournaments. (天元 or tiānyuán is Chinese for "Origin of Heaven", the centre point of the board.)

Time control: two hours and forty five minutes of main time, followed by five periods of 60-second byo-yomi. In 2013 the first prize raised to Yuan 200,000 for the winner and 80,000 for the runner-up(previously: 150,000 and 75,000).

Winners and defeated finalists
Ed. Year Winner Result Runner-up
1st 1987 Ma Xiaochun 2-1 Nie Weiping
2nd 1988 Liu Xiaoguang 3-2 Ma Xiaochun
3rd 1989 Liu Xiaoguang 3-2 Jiang Zhujiu
4th 1990 Liu Xiaoguang 3-2 Qian Yuping
5th 1991 Nie Weiping 3-0 Liu Xiaoguang
6th 1992 Nie Weiping 3-1 Ma Xiaochun
7th 1993 Liu Xiaoguang 3-1 Nie Weiping
8th 1994 Ma Xiaochun 3-0 Liu Xiaoguang
9th 1995 Ma Xiaochun 3-1 Nie Weiping
10th 1996 Ma Xiaochun 3-1 Liu Xiaoguang
11th 1997 Chang Hao 3-1 Ma Xiaochun
12th 1998 Chang Hao 3-2 Wang Lei Sr.
13th 1999 Chang Hao 3-1 Liu Xiaoguang
14th 2000 Chang Hao 3-1 Dong Yan
15th 2001 Chang Hao 3-0 Ding Wei
16th 2002 Huang Yizhong 2-0 Chang Hao
17th 2003 Gu Li 2-1 Huang Yizhong
18th 2004 Gu Li 2-0 Xie He
19th 2005 Gu Li 2-1 Zhou Heyang
20th 2006 Gu Li 2-1 Zhou Ruiyang
21st 2007 Gu Li 2-1 Liu Shizhen
22nd 2008 Gu Li 2-1 Zhou Heyang
23rd 2009 Chen Yaoye 2-0 Gu Li
24th 2010 Chen Yaoye 2-1 Gu Li
25th 2011 Chen Yaoye 2-0 Zhou Hexi
26th 2012 Chen Yaoye 2-0 Zhou Hexi
27th 2013 Chen Yaoye 2-0 Gu Lingyi
28th 2014 Chen Yaoye 2-1 Ke Jie
29th 2015 Chen Yaoye 2-0 Mi Yuting
30th 2016 Chen Yaoye 2-0 Tang Weixing
31st 2017 Lian Xiao 2-0 Chen Yaoye

See also Tengen-Tianyuan match.


Tianyuan last edited by 80.6.183.4 on April 13, 2017 - 10:53
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