The organization of the IGF is as follows:
- General Meeting of members
- Board of Directors
- IGF Office
The General Meeting is the supreme decision-making organ of the IGF. The minutes of the last two General meetings are available electronically on request.
The Board of Directors of the IGF consists of up to twelve Directors, eleven of whom are elected by the General Meeting with the twelfth being appointed by the President. Nine elected Directors shall come from different geographical zones as listed below.
- China, Japan, Korea: 1 each
- Elsewhere in Asia: 1
- Europe zone: 2
- North, Central and South America zone: 2
- Oceania zone: 1
Up to two at-large Directors are sought from the general international Go community for the benefit of the IGF.
The term of office for directors is two years. However, re-election is permitted. The Board of Directors decides on all matters concerning the operations of the IGF. The Board of Directors is responsible to the General Meeting. The Board may delegate its powers to the IGF-Office, but it bears the responsibility.
IGF Executive as of 5 July 2014
|President||Seokhyun HONG||Chairman, the Korea Baduk Association
Chairman&CEO, JoongAng Media Network
|Honorary Adviser||Zhenming CHANG||Vice Chairman and President, CITIC Group|
|Vice-Presidents||Thomas HSIANG||Vice President, American Go Association|
||President, the China Qi-Yuan|
||Counselor of the Ibero-American Go Federation|
|Norio WADA||Chairman, the Nihon Ki-in|
|Directors||Korsak CHAIRAMISAK||Chairman, Thai Go Association|
||Secretary, Dutch Federation Mind Sports
|Minghaw YING||President, Ing Changk Wei-Chi Education Foundation|
||Vice-President, Australian Go Association
||President, European Go Federation
|Hiroko TAKI||Vice-President, World Pair Go Association|
|Ichiro TANIOKA||President, Osaka University of Commerce|
|Office Director||Jae-Ho YANG||Secretary General, Korean Baduk Association|
|Secretary General||Hajin LEE