Professionals

We will be honoured to welcome professional go players from China, Korea and Japan. The professionals will give lectures and workshops, in addition they will be available for go reviews, simultaneous game.

Go to:

  • Korea
  • Japan
  • China
  • Chinese Taipeh
 

Korea

Kim Seongryong

Rank: Pro 9 Dan
Born: 1976
Association: Hankuk Kiwon

Lee Sungjae

Rank: Pro 9 Dan
Born: 1977
Association: Hankuk Kiwon

 

Soo-Hyun Jeong

Rank: Pro 9 dan
Born: 1956 in South Korea
Professional since: 1973
Association: Hanguk Kiwon
Go Style: butterfly (soft and theoretical)
Hobbies: golf, drama
Favorite Food: Japanese(raw fish)
Go or life motto:  (No existence with no sincerity)

Yoon Young Sun

Rank: Pro 8 dan
Born: 1977/11/22, Seoul/Korea
Professional since: 1992
Go Style: Fighting
Hobbies: Find a nice Restaurant and enjoy
Favourite Food: Dim Sum

 

Kim Seongrae

Rank: Pro 8 Dan
Born: 1963
Association: Hankuk Kiwon

Yoon Hyuk

Rank: Pro 7 Dan
Born: 1984
Association: Hankuk Kiwon

 

Park Seungchul

Rank: Pro 7 Dan
Born: 1982
Association: Hankuk Kiwon

Ko Juyeon

Rank: Pro 2 dan
Born: 1989 /07/04
Professional since: 2006
Association: Hanguk Kiwon
Go Style: Moderate except teaching games
Hobbies: Travel
Favourite Food: Fresh ham and Beer
Go or life motto: The truth will set you free.

 

Park So Hyun

Rank: Korean woman rank 11
Born: Suwon, Korea
Professional since: 2005
Association: Hanguk Kiwon
Go Style: thick
Hobbies: travel, sports.
Favourite Food: sushi
Go or life motto: enjoy my baduk.

 

Japan

Su Yaoguo

Rank: Pro 8 Dan
Born: 1979/9/11, Guangzhou City/China
Association: Nihonkiin

Mitani Tetsuya

Rank: Pro 7 Dan
Born : 1985 Gunma Prefecture
Professional since: 2002
Association: Nihonkiin
Go Style: Agressive
Hobbies: Futsal
Favourite Food: Oriental Food
Go or life motto: Fighting and Victory (in Go)

 

Shiung Feng

Rank: Pro 6 Dan
Born: 1978, Taiwan
Professional since: 1998
Association: Nihinkiin
Go Style: Unique
Hobbies: learning English
Favourite Food: Oriental food
Go or life motto: Originality

Hayashi Kozo

Rank: Pro 6 dan
Born: 1963/1/17, Osaka/Japan
Professional since: 1983 / 1 / 1
Association: Kansaikiin
Go Style: No Style
Hobbies: Okinawa Music Player
Favourite Food: Soba
Go or life motto: Mother Earth makes you strong

 

Ohashi Hirofumi

Rank: Pro 5 Dan
Born: 1984/5/25, Tokyo/Japan
Professional since: 2002
Association: Nihonkiin
Go Style: Unique
Hobbies: Piano
Favourite Food: Japanese Food
Go or life motto: Challenge and Curiousity

Catalin Taranu

Rank: Pro 5 Dan
Born: 1973/3/31, Gura Humorului/Romania
Professional since: 1997
Association: Nihonkiin
Go Style: Seeking balance, i like innovative play, even if it's strange or outright bad sometimes...
Hobbies: Computer games, reading, tennis
Favourite Food: Vegetables
Go or life motto: Be cool (reisei)

 

Katsura Atsushi

Rank: Pro 4 Dan
Born: 1977/9/27, Tokyo/Japan
Professional since: 1996
Association: Nihonkiin
Go Style: Territorial
Hobbies: Karaoke, Baseball
Favourite Food: Seafood (Sushi)
Go or life motto: Politeness

Wang Jing Yi

Rank: Pro 1 Dan
Born: 1986/07/09, Tokyo/Japan
Association: Nihonkiin

 

Chujyo Chihiro

Rank: Pro 1 dan
Born: 1983/12/17, Osaka/Japan
Professional since: 2011 / 5
Association: Kansaikiin
Go Style: Feeling
Hobbies: Yoga
Favourite Food: Cheese
Motto: Whatever, Will Be, Will Be

Li Ting

Rank: Pro 1 dan
Born: 1983 Beijing/China
Professional since: 2010
Association: Kansaikiin
Go Style: Fighting
Hobbies: Travelling & Gourmet
Favourite Food: Chinese Hot-pot
Motto: No pain, no gain

 

China

Huang Yizhong

Rank: Pro 7 Dan
Born: 24/08/1981, Hunan/China
Professional since: 13 years old
Association: Zhongguo Qiyuan
Go Style: solid
Hobbies: football and music
Favourite Food: fish
Go or life motto: Let nature take its course.

Yang Yi

Rank: Pro 6 Dan
Born: 11/06/1953, Chongqing/China
Professional since: 1979
Association: Zhongguo Qiyuan
Go Style (1-2 words are enough): steady
Hobbies: music, literature and Bridge
Favourite Food: fruit and vegetables
Go or life motto: Playing Go is just like water flows, freely and smoothly.

 

Chinese Taipeh (Taiwan)

Chang Kai-Hsin

Rank: Pro 4 dan
Born: 1980/07/04 in Taipei/Taiwan
Professional since: 2003/01
Association: Taiwan Qiyuan
Hobbies: take photos,animals,travel,table tennis
Favourite Food: Cheese, Pasta, Ice Cream
Motto: Respect and compassion for all animals.

Yang Mong-Yun

Rank: Pro 4 dan
Born: 1985/04/24, in Taiwan
Professional since: 2004 / 1
Association: Taiwan Qiyuan
Hobbies: Eating good food, travel, reading
Favourite Food: meat
Motto: enjoy every moment

 

Chang Huai-Yi (William)

Rank: Pro 3 dan
Born: 1981 in Taiwan
Professional since: 2005/01/01
Association: Taiwan Qiyuan
Go Style: Likes influence more than profit
Hobbies: Swimming, Piano, Strolling
Favourite Food: Rice
Motto: Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, magic and power in it.

Tang Hsi-Yun

Rank: Pro 1 dan
Born: 1989/04/16, Taiwan
Professional since: 2004 / 1
Association: Taiwan Qiyuan
Go Style: Feeling
Hobbies: traval, sports, music
Favourite Food: so many
Motto: enjoy everyday (every games)

 

Hsiao Ai-Lin

Rank: Pro 1 dan
Born: 1989/06/09, in Kaohsiung/Taiwan
Professional since: 2006 / 1
Association: Taiwan Qiyuan
Hobbies: Play volleyball, travel, playing with children
Favourite Food: Ice cream, pudding.
Motto: Love people who you love and who love you.