Kim Hye-min

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(b. 2 September 1986) 김혜민 Korean female 9 dan professional player. Name is also spelled "Kim Hyeoimin." She is affiliated with Myongji University's Baduk Department.

According to the [ext] Rating list, 2023-12-22, Kim Hye-min is the #8 ranked female player in Korea, #25 ranked female in the world, and #391 overall in the world.

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Rank Promotion

Dan Date Reason
9 2019.05.28 9 Dan Promotion
8 2016.10.25 1st Baduk Over Flowers Queen’s Tournament winner
7 2013.03.12 Winner of the 18th Women’s Noodle Competition
6 2010.04.13 KT Bae Open Championship
5 2007.07.19 Runner-up at the 1st Daeri Cup World Women’s Baduk Competition
4 2006.04.04 2006 Korea Baduk League Preliminary
3 2005.04.07 2005 Korea Baduk League Preliminary 2nd round
2 2002.05.28
1 1999.11.22 Aged 13 years 2 months, then the youngest Korean pro at the time

Achievements

  • Winner in 2013 of the 18th Women's Kuksu
  • Runner up in the 2nd (‘Old’) Women's Kuksu (2007), losing against Rui Naiwei after defeating Paek Jihee in the semifinal.
  • Winner of mixed 9th Daejoo Cup for veterans (males >50, females >30) in 2022. The other finalist was also female, her good friend Lee Minjin. Kim gave birth to her second child only 10 days later.

Head-to-head scores against current female rivals

(Based on [ext] Kim Hyemin, Go Ratings and game list), as of 22 Jun 2024

  • Choi Jung, 9p, current Korean and World #1 female: 1–18
  • Yu Zhiying, 8p, #2 female in world, #1 female in China: 1–1
  • Kim Eunji, 9p, #3 female and #1 female teenager in world, #2 female in South Korea: 2–6
  • Zhou Hongyu, 7p, #4 female in world, #2 female in China: 0–1
  • Ueno Asami, 5p, #5 female in world, #1 female in Japan: 0–0
  • Lu Minquan, 6p, #6 female in world, #3 female in China: 0–1
  • O Yujin, 9p, #7 female in world, #3 female in South Korea: 5–5
  • Fujisawa Rina, 7p, #8 female in world, #2 female in Japan: 3–0
  • Kim Chaeyeong, 8p, #9 ranked female in the world and #4 female in Korea: 5–9
  • Li He, 5p, #10 female in world, #4 female in China: 0–1
  • Wu Yiming, 4p, #11 female and #2 female teenager in world, #5 female in China: 0–0
  • Cho Seunga, 6p, #12 ranked female player and #304 overall, and #5 ranked player in Korea: 3–8
  • Tang Jiawen, 5p, #13 female in world, and #6 female in China: 0–0
  • Wang Chenxing, 5p, #16 female in world, #8 female in China: 2–4
  • Cho Hyeyeon, 9p, #19 female in world, once #1 and many years #2 female in world: 4–8
  • Rui Naiwei, 9p, #20 female in world, many years #1 female in world: 1–7
  • Ueno Risa, 2p, Ueno Asami's younger sister, #21 female and #3 female teenager in world, #3 female in Japan: 0–0
  • Kim Dayoung, 5p, Kim Chaeyeong]'s younger sister, #27 ranked female in the world and #9 female in Korea: 6–5
  • Nakamura Sumire, 3p, #28 ranked female and #4 female teenager in the world, #4 ranked female in Japan: 0–1
  • Lee Minjin, 8p, #29 female in the world, #10 female player in Korea: 5–3
  • Xie Yimin, 7p, #30 ranked female in the world, #5 ranked female in Japan (#1 for many years): 2–1
  • Joanne Missingham aka Hei Jiajia, 7p, #39 female in world, #1 ranked female player in Taiwan: 0–2
  • Pak Chi-eun, 9p, #68 in world (formerly #3 for 4 years), #23 in Korea: 6–11

Personal life

In 2016, Kim Hye-min married Kim Jin-oh, an office worker two years older than her, after dating for four years. In 2017, in the Korean Baduk Women's League?, she gave birth to their first child. She bore their second child in 2022, only 10 days after winning the mixed veterans Daejoo Cup.

Links

Pictures

kim hyemin aug2023 (Image credit: 0)
Kim Hyemin Aug 2023 (Image credit: Foxwq.com)

kim hyemin aug2023 (Image credit: m.sports.naver.com)
Kim Hyemin Wedding photo June 2016 (Image credit: m.sports.naver.com


Kim Hye-min last edited by Jono64a on June 22, 2024 - 05:43
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