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Chang Hao (Go player)

Chang Hao (Chinese: 常昊; pinyin: Cháng Hào; born November 7, 1976 in Shanghai) is a professional Go player. He is a 9 dan Go player from China. He is China's best player of the 1990s and one of the best in the world. Growing up he was a prodigy in China, he has won many titles, including three international champions. He is the best friend of Lee Chang-ho, whom he most recently defeated in the final of the 7th Chunlan Cup. Some of his hobbies include playing football, swimming, and traveling. He is married to Zhang Xuan, who is also a Go player.[1]

Chang Hao
常昊
Changhao.jpg
Full nameChang Hao
Born (1976-11-07) November 7, 1976 (age 42)
Shanghai, China
ResidenceShanghai, China
TeacherYang Yilun
Turned pro1986
Rank9 dan
AffiliationZhongguo Qiyuan
Chang Hao
Medal record
Representing  China
Asian Games
Silver medal – second place 2010 Guangzhou Men's Team
Chang Hao
Traditional Chinese常昊
Simplified Chinese常昊

Titles and runners-upEdit

As of 25 November 2017

Ranks #3 in total amount of titles in China.

Domestic
Title Wins Runners-up
National Go Individual 1 (1995)
Xinren Wang 1 (1996)
Tianyuan 5 (1997–2001) 1 (2002)
Lebaishi Cup 5 (1998–2002)
NEC Cup 3 (1998, 2002, 2005) 3 (1999, 2000, 2004)
CCTV Cup 1 (1999)
Qisheng 1 (1999) 1 (2000)
Mingren 2 (1999, 2001)
Ricoh Cup 2 (2001, 2004) 2 (2006, 2007)
Yongda Cup 1 (2002)
Quzhou-Lanke Cup 1 (2008)
Ahan Tongshan Cup 2 (2008, 2010)
Xinan Wang 1 (2014)
Total 20 13
Continental
China-Japan Tengen 4 (1997–1999, 2001) 1 (2000)
China-Korea Tengen 1 (2001) 4 (1997–2000)
Total 5 5
International
Fujitsu Cup 2 (1998, 2000)
World Oza 2 (2002, 2004)
Ing Cup 1 (2004) 1 (2000)
Samsung Cup 1 (2007) 1 (2001)
Chunlan Cup 1 (2009) 1 (2007)
BC Card Cup 1 (2010)
Total 3 8
Career total 28 26

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Chang Hao". gobase.org. Retrieved 2008-08-29.