About China-Japan SuperGo Tournament

China-Japan SuperGo Tournament (also known as China-Japan Go Ring Contest) started in 1984. It was one of the earliest international Go contest and sponsored by NEC Corp. The rule is ring contest, each team originally consists of eight players. In the first three terms of this event, Nie Weiping had invincible record with 9 straight victories and helped Chinese Team to win the first three terms.

This tournament was canceled in 1997 and replaced by NEC Cup champion confrontation between these two countries. Through 1996, China-Japan SuperGo Tournament was held for a total of 11 terms, Chinese Team defeated Japanese Team by 7:4. In all 11 terms, there are total 136 intensive games, Chinese Team leads slightly by 71:65. Consecutive victories in one term: six games, Kobayashi Koichi (1st term), Yoda Norimoto (4th term) and Chang Hao (11th term); five games, Jiang Zhujiu (1st term), Nei Weiping (2nd term), Kobayashi Satoru (2nd term). The player with highest winning percentage: Chang Hao 9p, 11 wins and 1 loss.

All editions of China-Japan SuperGo Tournament

Type Edition Year Country First Place Second Place Details
title 1st 1984 Chinese Team Japanese Team Games
title 2nd 1986 Chinese Team Japanese Team Games
title 3rd 1988 Chinese Team Japanese Team Games
title 4th 1990 Japanese Team Chinese Team Games
title 11th 1996 Chinese Team Japanese Team Games
title 10th 1996 Chinese Team Japanese Team Games
title 9th 1995 Chinese Team Japanese Team Games
title 8th 1994 Japanese Team Chinese Team Games
title 7th 1993 Japanese Team Chinese Team Games
title 6th 1992 Japanese Team Chinese Team Games
title 5th 1991 Chinese Team Japanese Team Games