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Chinese Weiqi Association Taiwan Go Association Nihon Kiin Kansai Kiin
Hanguk Kiwon AGA EGF Amateur
Honinbo House Inoue House Hayashi House Yasui House Hoensha
|g||The name used in the GoGoD database. (The list contains roughly one third of the players in the GoGoD database: Namely those for whom some other information is also available, such as other name spellings, links, presence in other databases.) Permission to use this data was granted by John Fairbairn.|
|4||The name used in the Go4go database. (The list here contains most of the players in the Go4Go database.) Permission to use this data was granted by Mace Lee.|
|b||The name used in Andries Brouwer's database. (The list here contains most of the players in that database.) Permission to use this data was granted by Andries Brouwer.|
|Usual order of the components of the name (family name, given name) is reversed.|
I put the list of go players in the public domain (CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0) Public Domain Dedication).
The purpose of this go players' database is to make available, in machine-readable form, some basic data about (mostly professional) go players. You are welcome to use this data in your own projects. To retrieve the data, or selected parts, you can use the REST API. Further documentation.
Download the whole list in JSON format: Archive
Contributions are welcome. To comment on entries of individual players, you can use the feedback form: go to the player's detail page (click the name in the left-most column) and click the "Send feedback" link at the bottom of the page. If you are willing to contribute regularly, email me at ug@geometry, so that we can figure out the most appropriate way of giving you write access to the data.
Adding content: I will be happy to add further data, such as (professional or strong amateur) players who are missing, or links to other resources, as long as it comes from free sources or with the explicit consent of the copyright holders. If more than just a few entries are concerned, I will need the data in a machine-digestable form.
Removing content: If you think that any of the data presented here violates your (copyright or other) rights, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org and I will consider removing it. If your name is listed here and you would prefer to have it removed, please send me a short note and I will do so.
To the best of my knowledge, none of the individual pieces of information (such as names, dates of birth/death) etc. is copyrightable. Most of the information which was retrieved from other sources was taken from publically available sources with "open licenses", such as Wikidata whose public domain license allows bulk imports, or, for individual pieces of information, Wikipedia and Sensei's Library. Further information was collected from some of the large SGF databases with the consent of the rights holders.The main sources I used are
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