Teachers

An Younggil, 8p (Korean Baduk Association)

In 1997 became 1p.

In 1998 earned the «Price of Victory of the Year» for winning eighteen games in a row.

In 2000 he had a win/loss ratio of 48 wins to 13 losses became sixth in «most wins of the year» and fourth for «winning average of the year» in Korea

In 2001 he showed 48 wins to 13 losses again became eighth for «most wins of the year» and fifth for «most games played»

In 2001 he got 3rd place in the 35th Throne Cup. Also earned the 3rd place in the 1st Korean Rookiesвe Victories. In 2002 shared 3rd place in the 12th Korean BC Card Cup. In 2003 represented Korea in the 8th LG World Go Championship and took 4th place in the 7th Korean Fresh Best 10. In that year he shared the 3rd place in the 13th Korean BC Card Cup In 2004 won 2nd place in the 8th Korean Fresh Best 10 tournament after losing to Park Cheongsang, 4–dan (9–dan now) with 1–2 score in the final match.

In 2008 played in the semifinal of the 5th Electric Land Cup. (middle age division ).

In 2009 was promoted to 8p

Author of "New moves" book, published by Slate&Shell in 2010

"younggil" on KGS

Our main teacher since the first month (January,2010). Usually we have 3 lectures by Younggil every month


Lee Hajin, 3p (Korean Baduk Association)

In 2004 – Became 1p

In 2005– The 7th Female Meijin, Semi final round
The 5th OsramKorea New players Championship, Main round
Became 2 dan player

In 2006 – The 12th Professional Female Kuksu, Quater final
The 1st Female Kisei, Semi final
The 5th Jeonggwanjang Cup World Female team Championship
Korean representative, Korean team won.

In 2007 – Became 3 dan player
The 9th Female Meijin, Semi final
The 6th Jeonggwanjang Cup World Female team Championship
Korean representative (2 wins), Korean team won.

In 2008 – The 5th ET Land Cup Femal division, Won the title
The 7th Jeonggwanjang Cup World Female team Championship
Korean representative
The 3rd Female Kisei, Quater final
The 10th Female Meijin, Semi final
The 8th OsramKorea New players Championship, Main round
The 1st World Mind Sports Games in Beijing,
Korean representative, bronze medal (Pair Go)

In 2009 – The 14th Professional Female Kuksu, the second place
The 3rd GGAuction Cup Female vs Senior team championship
Female representative (2 wins)
The 15th Professional Female Kuksu, Quater final (ongoing)

"hajin" on KGS

Hajin is quite busy now, but we plan to see her teaching again in near future


Kim Sungrae, 8p (Korean Baduk Association)

Kim Sungrae

 

In 1996 became 1p at the age of 34

Nowadays teaches Go at KBC(Korean Baduk Center) in Budapest

 

Lecturer at the Baduk Department of Myong-ji University in Korea

Master of Education

 

Books published :

 Oro Speed Baduk Vol.18

21st Century New Openings 1,2,3

After Joseki

This is Haengma

Korean style of Baduk

Train like Pro 1,2

21st Century Baduk for Beginners, etc.


Not active currently


Ilya Shikshin, 7–dan ama

In 2000
The winner of the Russian Children Championship

In 1999, 2000
Twice winner of the European Children Championship

In 2001
Bronze medalist of the World Children Championship

In 2003, 2005
Twice winner of the Russian Youth Championship

In 2003, 2006
Twice winner of the European Youth Championship

In 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Four times champion of Russia

In 2005
Silver medalist of the European Team Championship

In 2007
The winner of the European Team Championship

In 2005, 2008
Twice bronze medalist of the European Championship.

In 2007 and 2010
The champion of Europe.

"roln111" on KGS

Ilya was the main teacher between Jan2010 and Aug2010. He played near 600 teaching games with inseis and won almost all! He had 130 games winning streak in B-E groups!

Not active currently (Feb, 2011)


Alexander Dinerchtein, 3p (Korean Baduk Association)

Dinerchtein

 

In 1995
The winner of the Russian Youth Championship

In 2000
Asian Amateur Festival, 2 place
Korean Chonmekbe cup, 2 place

In 2001
The winner of the European Team Championship

In 2006,2007,2008
Silver medalist of the European championship

In 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2009
7–time European champion

Russian champion -2010

 

Became 1p in 2002, was promoted to 3p in 2008

"breakfast" on KGS

Works with all groups, gives lectures in Eng and Rus


Cristian Pop, 7-dan ama (Romania)

solaris

Romanian Champion 1996, 2000, 2001,2002,2005 and 2006 (the most important Go tournament in Romania), won Romanian Cup several times 

In international tournaments Cristian got 5th place at the World Amateur Go Championship in Saporo in 1997. In the 2002 WAGC he managed to take the 6th place.

In 2007, in Tokyo Pop took 4-th place at the 28-th WAGC. 

 

He got second place at the Ing Cup in 1997 and 2001,and first place in 2003 and second place at the Fujitsu Final in 1997 and 2002 . Also won several Grand Prix tournaments in Europe

Insei League main teacher for many months straight.

 

 

 


Ko Juyeon, 2-dan professional (Korean Baduk Association)

gentlerain


2006 Became 1p at the age of 16

2007 became 2p

Reached round of 32 in Wonik tournament. Beat Kang Dongyoon 9p and Cho Hyeyeon 8p

2008 Reached semifinal in female Kisung.

2009 Visited American Go Congress in Washington, USA

Second place in pair-go Korean championship

2010 Visited European Go Congress in Tampere, Finland

Teaching Go at Korean Baduk Center in Budapest, Hungary

2011 Teaching Go in Stockholm, Sweden 

Not active currently


Natasha Kovaleva, 6-dan ama

Nata

 

2008 -- European 5 Dan

1997 -- Russian Youth Go Championship (under 12) - 1 place

1999 -- European Youth Go Championship (under 12) - 1 place

2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2008 -- Russian Women's Go Championship - 1 place

2003 -- Runner-up of European Pair Go Championship

2005 -- European Pair Go Championship -3 place

2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 -- European Pair Go Championship - 1 place

2007, 2008, 2009 -- Russian Pair Go Championship - 1 place

2007 -- European Women's Go Championship - 1 place

2008 -- Cup of Russia - 1 place

2008 -- Russian Go Championship (under 25) - 1 place

"Nata" on KGS

 

Worked with B, C and D group inseis, also with DGS league, but currently is not active