Ion (or, more usually, Mirel) Florescu
- EGF 6d (as of 2004-11-18)
- currently #25 in Europe (as of 2004-11-18)
- International Go Instructor certificate from Nihon-Kiin (on 2003-12-20) (see https://tsurukame.ro/certificate.html)
- has more than 30 regular online students on KGS
- Quote: "I am attracted to the old style of playing"
- born 1970
- former insei (1995-1998)
- from Romania
- homepage: http://tsurukame.ro (Old site: http://learngo.world-go.org)
- Mirel was President of the Romanian Go Federation from 2011 to 2016.
He teaches on KGS using the nick Tsurukame. He hosts a free beginnersí lesson every Friday night at 09:00 pm GMT (winter time) in the room "Studygroup30-20k".
He is the author of the book Primii Pasi in Go (First steps in Go), which is designed as a study guide for Go suitable for use in classrooms.