List of Korean professionals


This page is in need of attention.
Reason: The spellings don't always match the latest Revised Romanizations. But then, many Koreans choose to use older systems for their own namedis inaccurate. But List of Korean Names has its own problems too. It'll take a lot of effort to create a proper list. Plus: being organized along an unstable criterium like rank, it is unmaintainable. Better order alphabetically

List of professional players who are from or reside in South Korea.

Revised Romanization is often rather counter-intuitive. E.g., the "eo" vowel combination is pronounced somewhat like "uh", never like "ay-oh" or "ee-oh".

bugcat: Back in 2022, I made a more orderly list with duplicated romanisation.

Hankuk Kiwon (KBA)

List of professionals affiliated with Hankuk Kiwon. Based on [ext] the official list on their website.

Pros who teach outside Korea got an "honorary" rank bump to prevent confusion with amateur dan ranks. That's why they are listed lower here.

Automatic romanization was used, so they could be different to the page titles in SL.








  • Baek Hyunwoo (Hangul: 백현우, RR: Baek Hyeonu?)
  • Bae Yoonjin? (Hangul: 배윤진, RR: Bae Yunjin)
  • Choi Youngchan (Hangul: 최영찬, RR: Choe Yeongchan)
  • Geum Jiwoo (Hangul: 금지우, RR: Geum Jiu)
  • Go Sooah? (Hangul: 고수아, RR: Go Sua)
  • Han Haewon (Hangul: 한해원, RR: Han Haewon)
  • Han Sangjo? (Hangul: 한상조, RR: Han Sangjo?)
  • Han Woojin (Hangul: 한우진, RR: Han Ujin?)
  • Jo Youngsook? (Hangul: 조영숙, RR: Jo Yeongsuk?)
  • Jung Dooho (Hangul: 정두호, RR: Jeong Duho)
  • Jun Yongsoo? (Hangul: 전용수, RR: Jeon Yongsu?)
  • Kang Dajung? (Hangul: 강다정, RR: Gang Dajeong?)
  • Kang Jihoon? (Hangul: 강지훈, RR: Gang Jihun?)
  • Kim Gibum? (Hangul: 김기범, RR: Gim Gibeom?)
  • Kim Hyerim? (Hangul: 김혜림, RR: Gim Hyerim?)
  • Kim Hyojung (Hangul: 김효정, RR: Gim Hyojeong?)
  • Kim Jimyung? (Hangul: 김지명, RR: Gim Jimyeong?)
  • Kim Joonsuk? (Hangul: 김준석, RR: Gim Junseok?)
  • Kim Minsuk? (Hangul: 김민석, RR: Gim Minseok?)
  • Kim Noori? (Hangul: 김누리, RR: Gim Nuri?)
  • Kim Sangchun? (Hangul: 김상천, RR: Gim Sangcheon?)
  • Kim Seshil? (Hangul: 김세실, RR: Gim Sesil?)
  • Kim Sungi (Hangul: 김선기, RR: Gim Seongi?)
  • Kim Sunho? (Hangul: 김선호, RR: Gim Seonho?)
  • Kim Sunmi (Hangul: 김선미, RR: Gim Seonmi?)
  • Kwon Hyojin (Hangul: 권효진(남), RR: Gwon Hyojin?)
  • Kwon Hyungjin? (Hangul: 권형진, RR: Gwon Hyeongjin?)
  • Kwon Joori (Hangul: 권주리, RR: Gwon Juri?)
  • Lee Jungwon (Hangul: 이정원, RR: Lee Jeongwon?)
  • Lee Kangwook (Hangul: 이강욱, RR: Lee Ganguk?)
  • Lee Seungjoon? (Hangul: 이승준, RR: Lee Seungjun?)
  • Lee Youngjoo? (Hangul: 이영주, RR: Lee Yeongju?) this is Yi Yeongju
  • Lee Yun? (Hangul: 이 연, RR: Lee Yeon)
  • Moon Dowon (Hangul: 문도원, RR: Mun Dowon)
  • Oh Byungwoo? (Hangul: 오병우, RR: O Byeongu?)
  • Oh Jangwook? (Hangul: 오장욱, RR: O Janguk?)
  • Park Changmyung? (Hangul: 박창명, RR: Bak Changmyeong?)
  • Park Sohyun (Hangul: 박소현, RR: Bak Sohyeon?)
  • Park Taehee (Hangul: 박태희, RR: Bak Taehui?)
  • Svetlana Shikshina (Sveta, Hangul: 스베타(객원), RR: Seu Beta?)
  • Shin Jaewon? (Hangul: 신재원, RR: Sin Jaewon?)
  • Shin Yoonho? (Hangul: 신윤호, RR: Sin Yunho?)
  • Song Hyeryung (Hangul: 송혜령, RR: Song Hyeryeong)
  • Alexandre Dinerchtein (Sasha, Hangul: 샤샤(객원), RR: Sya Sya?)
  • Yoon Jihee? (Hangul: 윤지희, RR: Yun Jihui?) this is Yun Jihee
  • Yoon Minjoong? (Hangul: 윤민중, RR: Yun Minjung)
  • Yoon Youngmin? (Hangul: 윤영민, RR: Yun Yeongmin)


  • Baek Jihee (Hangul: 백지희, RR: Baek Jihui)
  • Choi Dongeun (Hangul: 최동은, RR: Choe Dongeun?)
  • Choi Eunkyu? (Hangul: 최은규, RR: Choe Eungyu?)
  • Heo Suhhyun (Hangul: 허서현, RR: Heo Seohyeon?)
  • Jang Hyeryung? (Hangul: 장혜령, RR: Jang Hyeryeong?)
  • Joo Chihong? (Hangul: 주치홍, RR: Ju Chihong?)
  • Jo Wankyu? (Hangul: 조완규, RR: Jo Wangyu?)
  • Jo Yunwoo? (Hangul: 조연우, RR: Jo Yeonu?) this is the illustrious Cho Yeonwoo
  • Jung Hoonhyun? (Hangul: 정훈현, RR: Jeong Hunhyeon?)
  • Jung Woojin (Hangul: 정우진, RR: Jeong Ujin?)
  • Kang Jibum? (Hangul: 강지범, RR: Gang Jibeom?)
  • Kang Jisoo (Hangul: 강지수, RR: Gang Jisu?)
  • Kim Donghee (Hangul: 김동희(小), RR: Gim Donghui?)
  • Kim Dongwoo? (Hangul: 김동우, RR: Gim Dongu?)
  • Kim Kangmin? (Hangul: 김강민, RR: Gim Gangmin?)
  • Kim Kyungeun (Hangul: 김경은, RR: Gim Gyeongeun?)
  • Kim Kyunghwan? (Hangul: 김경환, RR: Gim Gyeonghwan?) this is Kim Kyeongwan
  • Kim Nahyun (Hangul: 김나현, RR: Gim Nahyeon?)
  • Kim Namhoon? (Hangul: 김남훈, RR: Gim Namhun?)
  • Kim Sangin? (Hangul: 김상인, RR: Gim Sangin?)
  • Kim Sehyun (Hangul: 김세현, RR: Gim Sehyeon?)
  • Kim Shinyoung (Hangul: 김신영, RR: Gim Sinyeong?)
  • Kim Wonbin? (Hangul: 김원빈, RR: Gim Wonbin?)
  • Kim Youngdo? (Hangul: 김영도, RR: Gim Yeongdo?)
  • Kim Youngkwang? (Hangul: 김영광, RR: Gim Yeonggwang?)
  • Kwak WonKeun (Hangul: 곽원근, RR: Gwak Wongeun?)
  • Lee Bumjin? (Hangul: 이범진, RR: Lee Beomjin?)
  • Lee Dohyun (Hangul: 이도현, RR: Lee Dohyeon?)
  • Lee Donghwi? (Hangul: 이동휘, RR: Lee Donghwi?)
  • Lee Jaesung (Hangul: 이재성, RR: Lee Jaeseong?)
  • Lee Joohyung (Hangul: 이주형, RR: Lee Juhyeong?)
  • Lee Uhdukdoong? (Hangul: 이어덕둥, RR: Lee Eodeokdung?)
  • Lee Yoojin? (Hangul: 이유진, RR: Lee Yujin)
  • Moon Jihwan (Hangul: 문지환, RR: Mun Jihwan)
  • Moon Jongho? (Hangul: 문종호, RR: Mun Jongho?)
  • Oh Joosung? (Hangul: 오주성, RR: O Juseong?)
  • Park Daeyoung (Hangul: 박대영, RR: Bak Daeyeong?)
  • Park Jihyun (Hangul: 박지현, RR: Bak Jihyeon?)
  • Park Joomin (Hangul: 박주민, RR: Bak Jumin?)
  • Park Jungsoo (Hangul: 박정수, RR: Bak Jeongsu?)
  • Shim Joonsup? (Hangul: 심준섭, RR: Sim Junseop)
  • Sun Seungmin (Hangul: 선승민, RR: Seon Seungmin)
  • Yoo Changjoo (Hangul: 유창주, RR: Yu Changju)
  • Yoo Joohyun (Hangul: 유주현, RR: Yu Juhyeon?) this is Yu Juhyun
  • Yoon Yesung (Hangul: 윤예성, RR: Yun Yeseong)




Residing in Korea

From Korea

Playing in China

Playing in Japan

(N):Nihon Kiin, (K):Kansai Kiin

See also

List of Korean names

[ext] KBA list


Dieter: See List of Korean Names. Also, an alphabetic list will be more stable than a ranked list.

Dieter: the following names in the libary were orphans. As I don't really want to maintain the list per rank, I leave it to others:

Chang Geonhyun Chang Hyeoryeong Choi Kyeongho Cho Seunga Cho Wankyu Hyun Yubin Jen Yongsu Jen Youngkyu Jin Siyeung Jong Hunhyun Kang Wuhyuk Kim Changhun Kim Eunseun KimH yeongwan Kim Hyenchan Kim Jimyeong Kim Kibum Kim Kyeongwan Kim Kyeungeun Kim Myeunghun Kim Sangcheon Kim Seongi Kim Yeongkwang Kwon Juri Moon Myunggun OByeongwoo Park Dongju Park Geunho Park Hyunsu Park Junhun Park Yeonglong Yi Chungyu Yi Hoseong Yi Hyeunjun Yi Taye You Byungyong Go Mi-So

List of Korean professionals last edited by Jono64a on June 16, 2024 - 20:35
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