The "2nd Latin American Weiqi Championship Circuit- Quzhou Lanke Cup" ends with its 10th series.
By Tony Claasen | International | 29.05.2024 6:55| Views: 1017
The Quzhou Lanke Cup - 2nd Latin American Weiqi Championship Circuit, sponsored by the Chinese Weiqi Association ended with the Venezuelan series on April 18 and 19, this being the last national event of a total of 10 countries that this 2nd Circuit com.

Here you can find the FID version of this article.

The first three series of the Circuit were held at the end of 2022, which were Brazil in September, Argentina in October and Mexico in November.

Mexico, Mexico City, November 26 and 27 2022

Later, at the end of 2023, three other series were carried out: Cuba in October and Colombia and Chile in December.

Colombia, Bogotá, December 2 and 3

Chile, Santiago December 9 and 10 2023

And in 2024, the series were held in Guatemala in January, Ecuador in March, and the Dominican Republic and Venezuela in April.

Guatemala, Guatemala City, January 27, and 28, 2024

Ecuador, Quito, March 15 and 16, 2024

Venezuela, Caracas, April 18 and 19, 2024

It should be noted that for the last series of the Circuit, the president of the Chinese Weiqi Association, Chang Hao 9p, dedicated a few words to close the event. Which can be seen in this video: KBsYfpwhjb4

Likewise, Zhu Yuntu, Director of the Quzhou Lanke Group, dedicated words to the closing of the circuit: JzVDd4M118o

An average of between 40 and 50 people participated in each of the Circuit series and the spread that each event received was quite wide, being broadcasted in different media such as magazines, television channels and publications on social networks. The high participation in each event was possible given the possibility of financing the players' travel expenses to the venue of these national gatherings.

To define the absolute champion of this second Circuit, an online final will be held between the 10 national champions in OGS on June 1 and 2. You can follow the final on the server directly and through the FIG Twitch channel.

Likewise, the organization of the 3rd Latin American Weiqi Championships Circuit is expected to begin soon.

To access a complete report on all the Circuit series you can click on this link.

To see the note published by the Chinese Weiqi Association about the event, visit here.

For a report in Spanish from the Ibero American Go Federation, click here.

Report by Emil García- President of the Ibero American Go Federation

This article was written by Antonius Claasen

Born 31th of January 1962, in 's-Hertogenbosch in the Netherlands
started playing go 1979
Promotion to 1 Dan in 1981, after the Go Congress in Linz.
Promotion to 4 Dan in 1985 After the Go Congress in Terschelling.
Eurpean Champion 13X13 in 1984
European Team Champion in 1985, together with Frank Janssen and Joost Cremers.
I have 5 children and live at the moment in Hamburg Germany.

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