2018 Pan-American Pre-Qualifier

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Director: Nicholas Prince
Location: Online (Tygem)
Registration Closes: Wednesday, June 27, 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

Tygem Accounts


Round 1 

  1. Tony Zhao vs Sarah Yu (Winner: Sarah)
  2. Peter Zhang vs Manuel Velasco (Winner: Manuel)
  3. Qiyou Wu (Bye)

Round 2 

  1. Qiyou Wu vs Sarah Yu (Winer: Qiyou)
  2. Tony Zhao vs Peter Zhang (Winner: Peter)
  3. Manuel Velasco (Bye) 

Round 3 

  1. Qiyou Wu vs Manuel Velasco (Winner: Qiyou)
  2. Peter Zhang vs Sarah Yu (Winner: Peter)

Round 4 (Saturday, June 23rd - 11 AM EDT, 8 AM PDT Start Time)

  1. Peter Zhang vs Manuel Velasco (Winner: Manuel)

Panamerican Baduk Championship 2018 online preliminaries (Tygem)
2018 Panamerican Championship


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



5 Players Registered

Registered Players

Qiyou Wu 7d Toronto
Tony Zhao 7d Toronto
Manuel Velasco 6d Montreal
Sarah Yu 6d Ottawa
Peter Zhang 5d Richmond

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