2018 Pan-American Pre-Qualifier

Saturday, June 16, 2018 - Sunday, June 17, 2018

Director: Nicholas Prince
Location: Online (Tygem)
Registration Closes: Sunday, June 03, 2018




The first ever Pan-American Baduk Championship is happening in 2018. 

Currently 14 countries are registered: Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, United States, Guatemala, Peru, Dominican Republic, Uruguay, and Venezuela. Each country will send two players to compete in an online preliminary. The top 5 placements from the online preliminary will then compete in a final in Mexico City.

If you would like to register in the Canadian Pre-Qualifier, please register here. The Canadian pre-qualifier, like the main qualifier will be played online on Tygem.

Requirements for Candian Pre-Qualifier Registration

If you have any questions, please email vicepresident@canadiango.org


Canadian Pre-Qualifier (Tygem)

The top two players from this double elimination tournament will be selected to complete in the Panamerican Online Preliminary.

Time settings


Panamerican Baduk Championship 2018 online preliminaries (Tygem)


The top 5 will qualify to play in the Panamerican Championship in Mexico City. Airfare expenses and lodging will be paid by the Korean Cultural Center in Mexico City.


Round Dates


Pan-am Championship (Mexico City)

November 10, 2018

1st : 30,000 mexican pesos
2nd: 20,000 mexican pesos
3rd: 10,000 mexican pesos



9 Players Registered

Registered Players

Qiyou Wu 7d Toronto
Minsung Nicholas Suh 6d Toronto
Manuel Velasco 6d Montreal
Sarah Yu 6d Ottawa
Peter Zhang 5d Richmond
Tianchen Chen 5d Toronto
Mike Chen 5d toronto
Howard Wong 5d Toronto
Elvis Sun 5d Edmonton

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