Noguchi Motoki is a 33-year old Japanese student living in Strasbourg, France. See his Tournament history (in French). Rated 2638 with the EGF, and 7d on KGS as 'motoki'. Noguchi is the French vice champion 2005, the French 2008 champion, the French 2010 champion, and a very active teacher.
Zengarden: Motoki Noguchi is also the author of two books on Go, written in French (a language he speaks fluently having lived in France for many years). The first, "Jeu de Go: le language des pierres" (third edition, 2010) is published by PRAXEO, a very successful primer on Go. His latest book "Tsumego: l'art du combat au jeu de go" (2009, PRAXEO) is a huge, 544 page tome on Go fighting, concentrating on life and death and Ko. He is also involved in a project to translate a series of books, written in Japanese, about Cho Chikun, into french.