An Younggil

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An Younggil analyses the dutch KAC 2007 final
between Frank Janssen (6d) and Merlijn Kuin (6d)

An Younggil is a Korean professional, born in 1980, and is 8 dan since 2009. His name is also transliterated as An Yeong-kil or An Yungkil.

As of August 2008, he is living in Sydney, Australia, and teaching on KGS as "younggil". He is a collaborator on Go Game Guru.


  • Born on 05.01.1980. Seoul, Korea
  • 1-dan in 1997
  • 1998: Won the 'Prize of Victory of the Year' for winning eighteen games in a row.
  • 2001: On the 3rd place in the 35th Wangwi cup, and the 3rd place in the 1st Korean Rookies' Victories.
  • 2002: On the 3rd place in the 12th Korean B.C Card Cup.
  • 2003: Represented Korea in the 8th LG World Go Championship and took the 4th place in the 7th Korean Fresh Best 10.
  • In that year shared the 3rd place in the 13th Korean B.C Card Cup.
  • 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.
  • 2008: On the semifinal in the 5th Electric Land Cup(middle age's division ),
  • 2009: Became 8 dan.
  • Living in Sydney, Australia since August 2008

An Younggil's professional game commentaries on [ext] (website is no more, check GoGameGuru SL's page for archive) are full of gems that make you adore the intricacies of professional game play. Highly recommended. -- Claint

His thrice-monthly lectures at the Sydney Go Club were uploaded to [ext]

An Younggil last edited by on June 3, 2023 - 11:23
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