Rank - amateur and professional
Keywords: Culture & History
In theory, by virtue of their superior training and rigorous discipline, professional players are always stronger than amateurs. In practice, strong amateur 7 dans have occasionally beaten professionals in even games.
- see http://www.cns.nyu.edu/~mechner/go/kyu.html (page not found as of 2021-07-25) for a good summary
- see here for a list of the Top 20 European Players
- see Amateurs versus Professionals as well