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Go Seigen

1914 - 2014

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Wu Quan (Chinese: 吳泉), courtesy name Wu Qingyuan (Chinese: 吳清源) (June 12, 1914 – November 30, 2014), better known by the Japanese pronunciation of his courtesy name, Go Seigen (ご せいげん), was a Chinese-born Japanese master of the game of Go. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Go Seigen has received more than 178,029 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia. Go Seigen is the most popular go player (up from 2nd in 2019), the 477th most popular biography from China (down from 462nd in 2019) and the most popular Chinese Go Player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 180k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 56.61

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 24

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.34

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.60

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among go players, Go Seigen ranks 1 out of 2After him are Hon'inbō Shūsaku.

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Among people born in 1914, Go Seigen ranks 83Before him are Pavle, Serbian Patriarch, Shapour Bakhtiar, Larbi Benbarek, Eugene Nida, Achille Compagnoni, and Saul Steinberg. After him are Bill Finger, Birabongse Bhanudej, Pietro Germi, Carlos Castillo Armas, Omar Ali Saifuddien III, and Max Manus. Among people deceased in 2014, Go Seigen ranks 92Before him are Johnny Winter, Jean-Luc Dehaene, Vasily Petrov, Menahem Golan, Rubin Carter, and Ken Takakura. After him are Valeri Kubasov, Igor Mitoraj, Alicia Rhett, Nicholas Romanov, Prince of Russia, David Easton, and Sabah.

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In China

Among people born in China, Go Seigen ranks 477 out of 1,392Before him are Zhang Jinghui (1871), Shaohao (null), Lu You (1125), Mao Dun (1896), Wellington Koo (1888), and Liu Cixin (1963). After him are Ni Zan (1301), Wu Yi (1938), Liu Xiang (-77), Guo Moruo (1892), Chen Yun (1905), and 10th Dalai Lama (1816).

Among GO PLAYERS In China

Among go players born in China, Go Seigen ranks 1