Mingjiu became 6 dan in 1982, and 7 dan in 1987. He has played for the Zhongguo Qiyuan, but currently resides in and represents the United States of America. He has represented North America in several international competitions; in 2010 he played in the Chunlan Cup losing to Gu Lingyi in the first round. As of 2011 he is principally teaching Go, so far he has published two books on the game.
CaliforniaState SenatorLeland Yee came to the San Francisco Go Club on 18 July 2010, to present Mingjiu Jiang with a Certificate of Recognition from the California State Senate in honor of the Ing Chang-kiGoe Foundation and their continued sponsorship of the World Youth Goe Championship. This year’s contestants are both students of Jiang and he will accompany them to Penghu for the tournament along with Paul Barchilon. There Jiang will present the Certificate to Ing Ming Hao and Yang Yu Chia of the Ing Foundation at the opening ceremonies of the tournament.
Punishing and Correcting Joseki Mistakes. (with Adam Miller) ISBN10 1-932001-14-X
Brighton: The International Chess Tournaments (with Guo Juan). ISBN 1-84382-141-9