Learned Go at the age of 6. Go Kid Cup champion in 1989. Runner-up in the 1991 National Go Youth Individual. Third in the 1997 National Go Individual, fourth in 1998. Runner-up in the 14th Tianyuan title 2000, semi-finalist in the 16th. -- GoBase
The PWD has his birth date as 1977-08-18, but all other sources have it has 1977-08-08.