Joanne Missingham

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Joanne Missingham
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ThriftPerfaisional Go player

Joanne Missingham (Cheenese name: Hei Jiajia, 黒嘉嘉) is an Australian-born Taiwanese perfaisional Go player.

Life[eedit | eedit soorce]

She gainit media attention in 2011 when she held up a fan with "protest gender discrimination" in perfaisional tournaments. She protestit because she learnit that female Go players were not paid fairly.[1][2]

Performance[eedit | eedit soorce]

The followin tables are the summary o her career.

Promotion record[eedit | eedit soorce]

Rank Year Notes[3][4]
1 dan 2008 Promotit tae perfaisional rank for performance in the Cheenese professional qualification tournament. She became the first Australian citizen tae obtain this status.
2 dan 2010 Attainit 20 wins as a 1 dan.
3 & 4 dan 2010 Skippit due tae the Taiwan Qiyuan (Taiwan Go Association, 台湾棋院) promotion rules.
5 dan 2010 Reachit the final o the 1st Bingsheng Cup.
6 dan 2013 Attainit 70 wins as a 5 dan.
7 dan 2015 Won the 1st Female Zuiqiang title.

Notable achievements[eedit | eedit soorce]

Year Notes[3]
2004 Representit Taiwan in the Amateur Pair Go Championship.
2005 Representit Taiwan in the Warld Youth Go Championship in Barcelona, Spain.
2006 Obtainit the Taiwan National Female Champion title.
2008 Obtainit the Oceania Toyota an Denso Cup Open Champion title. She also representit Oceania in the Warld Oza tournament (became the youngest player ever tae do so), and representit Australia at the Warld Mind Sports Games in Beijing.
2010 Representit Taiwan at the Asian Games.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Joanne Missingham Stands up for Gender Equality in Go". American Go Association. Retrieved 5 November 2017.
  2. Moskowitz, Marc. Go Nation: Chinese Masculinities and the Game of Weiqi in China. University of California Press. p. 18. ISBN 978-0520276314.
  3. a b Joanne Missingham at Sensei's Library
  4. Interview with Joanne Missingham

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