News No. 399, 2018-03-15
Published by Aivo Oll

Results of the renju world championship via correspondence – 2017
Congratulations to the new World Champion – Hao Tianyi from China!
I would also like to congratulate Qi Bo for the second place and Dmitry Epifanov for the third place!

Here are the results of the competition:
Group cwc2017_s8a, High League
Name Country Nickname
1. Hao Tianyi China wind23
2. Qi Bo China pqrst
3. Epifanov Dmitry Russia owen
4. Nikonov Konstantin Russia vanalaud
5. Filinov Vladimir Russia renjubase

6. Anderrson Tord Sweden tord
7. Bobkov Eugene Russia bobkove
8. Fedorkin Oleg Russia ofedorkin
9. Makarov Pavel Russia urss
10. Yamamoto Mitsuo Japan yamamoto
Top 5 will keep their place in HL.
Group cwc2017_s8b, First League
Name Country Nickname
1. Oll Aivo Estonia aivo
2. Qiu Weifu China xiaosa

3. Zukowski Michal Poland zukowski
4. Mikhailov Alexey Russia sailor_knot
5. Volkov Sergey Russia almond
6. Saarenpää Samuli Finland samsite
7. Karasyov Maxim Russia sniper
8. Voznjuk Pavel Estonia Pavlik

9. Kozlov Igor Russia gosha
10. Kvitka Nikolay Ukraine nikolay.kvitka
11. Saik Alexei Ukraine saik
DQ Sinyov Igor Russia claren
Top 2 will get a place in HL. Places 3 to 8 will retain their right to play in FL.
Group cwc2017_s8c, First League
1. Potapov Alexey Russia beerliker
2. Golosov Victor Russia gvu

3. Serdyuk Andrey Russia warpod
4. Wu Xiaoning China yizimiao
5. Magdeev Igor Russia giocatore
6. Ilu Timo Estonia rentimo
7. Laibinis Linas Lithuania lince001
8. Lents Johann Estonia johann

9. Kurochkin Victor Russia boor
10. Umantsiv Roman Ukraine rum
11. Uspenskiy Valentin Ukraine uspenskiy
DQ Bieniek Piotr Poland gacul
Group cwc2017_s8d, Second League
Name Country Nickname
1. Kai Sun China accreator
2. Tao Tao China chugaev

3. Yang Seongmo Korea mathwjdtjr00
4. Sik Kyeong Korea caropen.
5. Lee Jae Min Korea koreaboy
6. Piik Sander Estonia huvituja
DQ Hyeok Son Jin Korea supernovas
DQ Purk Tauri Estonia eurogomoku
DQ Wang Qingqing China lemon
DQ Orlov Denis Estonia grussgott
Top 2 will get a place in FL.
Group cwc2017_s8e, Second League
Name Country Nickname
1. Wang Qichao China heihei
2. Park Hanju Korea hj

3. Lee Jinsu Korea sherlockno1
4. Lim Jong Hyuk Korea muon
5. Park Sanghyeon Korea genius92
6. Wang Chen China chanying1988
7. Rahumägi Brenet Estonia parool
8. Lõhmus Kristofer Estonia krundel
DQ Zhao Moang China unity
DQ Moor Karl-Mattias Estonia karlm
I am sorry for the delay in publishing the results. The registration for this year´s tournament will start soon. The ratings will be calculated and published on the world rating page before the new tournament starts.
Best regards,
Aivo Oll
Chief Referee of Correspondence World Championship

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