Pandanet IGS Pandanet

AGA City League 2015

Los Angeles

James Kim

1: James Kim (Captain)

  • Pandanet account: curlin
  • Go career: Started learning Go last year. Became a 1 dan player under Myungwan Kim and Beomgeun Cho guidance.
  • Rank: 1 dan

Mark Lee

2: Mark Lee

  • Pandanet account: Sniper9
  • Go career: The former Insei of Korea Baduk Association. Moved to the US in 2014 to study English and attend college Won the several championships in US including the US Open at Go Congress in NY in 2014 and the US Cotsen Open in LA in 2015.
  • Rank: 9 dan

Beogmun Cho

3: Beogmun Cho

  • Pandanet account: fellowship
  • Go career: Started learning Go at the age of 8 in 1999. Got accepted to The Insei program of Korea Baduk Association at the age of 14 in 2004. Was selected as a Go instructor for foreigners, and was sent to the US in order to promote Go by Korea Baduk Association, sponsored by the Korean Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. Tied-winner at the US Go Congress Open in 2013.
  • Rank: 9 dan

Daniel (Dae Hyuk) Ko

4: Daniel (Dae Hyuk) Ko

  • Pandanet account: chunga
  • Go career: I have learned Go at the age of 5 from my parents in Korea and started actively playing Go at the age of 15. In 2006, I have joined American Go Association (AGA) and started playing at AGA tournaments. In 2009, I represented the North America in the Samsung World Masters in Korea. In 2010, I won the US Cotsen Open in Los Angeles. In 2013, I won the Pandanet North American City League Championship. In 2013, I represented the North America in the SportAccord World Mind Games in China. In 2014, I won the US Open Pair Go Championship and represented the US in the International Amateur Pair Go Championship in Japan
  • Rank: 8 dan

Seung Hyun Hong

5: Seung Hyun Hong

  • Pandanet account: claireappa
  • Go career: Started learning GO from my father in my age of 7, and was accepted to and played in Korean Insei program at the age of 14. Got numerous awards from various GO tournaments including 3rd place in 2006 US Open. Recently giving free lessons to 1st-10th grade students in my church, and can't wait for the day i can start teaching my own daughter and son. My life dream is to team up with my daughter Claire and participate in all world-widely held Pair Go tournaments.
  • Rank: 7 dan