- Pak Yeong-hun
Infobox Go player
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Pak Yeong-hun (박영훈, born
April 1, 1985), also known as Park Young-Hoon and Pak Yeong-Hoon is a Go player.
Pak Yeong-hun was born in
Seoul. He is a professional Go player in the Hanguk Kiwon.
He is the youngest ever Korean 9 dan, promoted when he was only 19 years old. Due to the new rules set by the Hanguk Kiwon, Park moved up from 1 dan to 9 in only 4 years 7 months, which is the fastest progress ever.
Much of this was due to him winning the
Fujitsu Cupin 2003, when he was at 4 dan. This also earned him exemption from military service.
His hobbies include
tennisand playing Tetris.
Titles and runners-up
He ranks #8 in total amount of titles in Korea.
* GoGod Encyclopedia
* [http://gobase.org/information/players/?pp=Park+YoungHoon Page at Gobase]
* [http://senseis.xmp.net/?PakYeongHun Page at Sensei's Library]
* [http://www.gogame.info/samples/4/index.html Interview]
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