Merchants Property Cup
This is a bilateral team competition between China and Korea, sponsored by China Merchants Property, a real estate enterprise based in Shenzhen. In its current form, the tournament is reminiscent of the Lotte Cup held in 1990's.
There are two rounds of competition. Each team sends seven players (was five in term 3 and earlier, and substitute players may be used). For round 2, each team also needs to appoint a captain. In case the overall score is a tie, result between the captains becomes the tiebreaker.
- A side event was held during term 3 - a team competition among amateur players representing major Chinese Go servers.