Joanne Missingham

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Joanne Missingham
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Joanne Missingham (Cheenese: 黑嘉嘉; pinyin: Hēi Jiājiā; born 26 Mey 1994) is an Australian-born Taiwanese professional Go player.

Life[eedit | eedit soorce]

She won media attention in 2011 whan she haud up a fan wi "protest gender discrimination" in professional tournaments. She protestit acause she lairnt that female Go players wisna peyed fair.[1][2]

Performance[eedit | eedit soorce]

The follaein tables is the short-an-lang 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 obteen 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, 台灣棋院) promotion rules.
5 dan 2010 Reakit 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 Obteenit the Taiwan National Female Champion title.
2008 Obteenit the Oceania Toyota an Denso Cup Open Champion title. She also representit Oceania in the Warld Oza tournament (became the youngest player ever tae dae the like), 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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