Go Seigen

1914 - 2014

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Wu Qingyuan (Chinese: 吳清源) (June 12, 1914 – November 30, 2014), better known by the Japanese pronunciation of his 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 156,569 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia. Go Seigen is the 2nd most popular go player (down from 1st in 2019), the 462nd most popular biography from China (down from 381st in 2019) and the most popular Chinese Go Player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 160k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 66.52

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 24

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.21

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.73

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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

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Among people born in 1914, Go Seigen ranks 83Before him are Demetrios I of Constantinople, Eugene Nida, Lilli Palmer, Bill Finger, Ilmari Juutilainen, and Jean-Pierre Vernant. After him are Pietro Germi, Kurt Franz, Saul Steinberg, Woody Strode, George Reeves, and Larbi Benbarek. Among people deceased in 2014, Go Seigen ranks 96Before him are Viktor Tikhonov, Robert Hansen, Milan Galić, Alexander Shulgin, Lorna Wing, and Vasily Petrov. After him are Johnny Winter, Riz Ortolani, Huber Matos, Richard Bull, Carlo Bergonzi, and Tommy Ramone.

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In China

Among people born in China, Go Seigen ranks 462 out of 1,186Before him are Zhang Zhongjing (150), Liu Zongyuan (773), Guo Shoujing (1231), Liu Xiang (-77), Li Cunxu (885), and Octar (350). After him are Chen Yi (1901), Shen Yue (441), Wu Yi (1938), Hong Tianguifu (1849), Gan De (-400), and Zhu Yujian (1602).

Among GO PLAYERS In China

Among go players born in China, Go Seigen ranks 1