Hokuto Cup

Hokuto Cup
Title
北斗杯
Established
2002
Title Matches Played
May
Sponsor
Hokuto Communication Systems
Affiliation
Nihon Ki-in
Kansai Ki-in
Purse
unknown
Best of
Team round robin
Time Allotted (Title)
Byouyomi (Title)
Time Allotted (League)
1.5 hours163
Byouyomi (League)
1 minute163


The Hokuto Cup is a Japanese professional go competition for players 18 and under.

The format is a three-team three-man-team round-robin tournament with teams from China, Korea, and Japan.

Invitations are issued in December.

Progression

It takes 4 months to progress from the first preliminary to the cup.

  • Preliminary B
    • February
  • Preliminary A
    • April
  • Team Tournament
    • May

Schedule

January
February B Preliminary
March
April A Preliminary
May Team Tournament
June
July
August
September
October
November
December

Winners

Participants

Participants (Preliminaries)