Hwang In-seong

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Hwang In-seong is a 7 dan (EGF) amateur player, and former yeongusaeng. He was active as a game commentator on Baduk TV. He stayed in Germany in 2005/2006 and returned in 2009 after finishing his military service. He placed second in the 2009 European Go Congress (he was even with the tournament winner after the first tie-breaker).

Since spring 2011 Hwang In-seong is the official teacher of the Swiss Go Association and teaches in Zurich, Lausanne, Geneva Go Club and online [ext] Yunguseng Dojang.

  • 1996-2001 Korean Yunguseng (insei)
  • 2002 Entered Myoung-ji university at the Baduk department
  • 2003 Started to work as TV commentator on the Korean Baduk TV (still active).
  • 2005-2006 stayed in Germany, Berlin as a Baduk teacher. at the mean time, attended 14 tournaments, won 10 times, 2nd place 3 times.
  • 2009-present stays in Germany (Berlin, Frankfurt), Switzerland (Zürich) as a Baduk Teacher at the mean time, Attended 26 tournaments, won 15 times, 2nd place 7 times.

Tournament results in Korea (2001~2005)

  • 2001 Cyber ama Kuksu, 2nd place
  • 2002 Asian baduk championship (team tournament), 1st place
  • 2002 Michuhol cup, 3rd place
  • 2002 Asian university championship, 2nd place
  • 2003 Korean Amateur Baduk Association president cup, 2nd place
  • 2003 Korean university cup, 2nd place
  • 2003 Ji-song cup (Baduk TV tournament), 2nd place
  • 2003 Korean Sport olympiad, bronze medal
  • 2004 Korean Defence newspaper cup, top 4
  • 2004 Samsung cup amateur section top 4, after that played in the preliminary section with professionals, won the first round and lost in the 2nd round
  • 2005 Korean Yahoo cup, 2nd place

Tournament results in Europe (2005~2006, 2009~2013)

  • 2005 Berlin Kranich 1st place.
  • 2006 Hamburg Affensprung 1st place.
  • 2006 Pandanet tour Barcelona, Hungary, Dublin 1st place.
  • 2009 Pandanet tour Dublin, Brno, Pardubice 1st place.
  • 2009 European Go chanpionship (EGC) 2nd place.
  • 2009~2010 Berlin "Go to innovation" 1st place 4times in a row.
  • 2010 Shusaku cup 1st place.
  • 2010 Hamburg Affensprung, Mausefalle 1st place.
  • 2010 Berlin Kranich 1st place.
  • 2011 Berlin Go to innovation 1st place (6 times in a row)
  • 2012 Barcelona Go seigen 1st place
  • 2012 Shusaku cup 1st place
  • 2013 Berlin Go to innovation 1st place

Total: Attended 48 tournaments, won 31 times, 2nd place 12 times.


Hwang In-seong last edited by tapir on December 5, 2013 - 10:36
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