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AGA City League 2016

Greater Washington

1: I-Han Lui (Captain)

  • Pandanet account: GWCaptain
  • Rank: 6 dan

2: Tim Zurui Song

  • Pandanet account: Qishen
  • Rank: 1 dan professional

Eric Lui

3: Eric Lui

  • Pandanet account: heisenberg
  • Go career: Eric Lui achieved amateur one dan at the age of 6. He first represented the US internationally in Seoul, Korea one year later. To date, he has had about a dozen international representations to the World Youth Go Championship, WAGC, Korean Prime Minister Cup, World Student Go Oza, Pair Go, and the Samsung Cup. Eric's most notable Go accolades include the highest-ever US finish in the 2011 WAGC (3rd place), and runner-up in the 2010 North American Ing Masters Tournament. Eric currently lives in Maryland.
  • Rank: 1 dan professional

4: Mengchen Zhang

  • Pandanet account: LuMe
  • Go career: Mengchen Zhang started to learn Go when he was five years old. He became the five dan in China when he was eight years old. His first tournament experience in America was the US Go Congress in 2011, in which he got fifth prize. He won the Co-championship of New Jersey Open in 2014, and the second prize in the next year.
  • Rank: 8 dan

Yuan Zhou

5: Yuan Zhou

  • Pandanet account: yzhou
  • Go career: Yuan Zhou (American Go Association 7 dan) was born in Tianjin, China. His father taught him to play Go at the age of six. In 1989 Zhou immigrated to the USA and joined the American Go Association (AGA). Zhou was the president of the University of Maryland Go club and won 30 US Go titles. Zhou represented USA in international tournaments many times (WAGC, Korea Prime Minister Cup, World Pair Go Championship, etc). In addition to his competitive successes, Zhou has became a popular teacher and lecturer, frequently giving lectures and teaching lessons at various Go clubs in the Eastern US region. He has also published many books at Slate & Shell ( Zhou resides near Washington DC, USA.
  • Rank: 7 dan