Yang Dingxin

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Yang Dingxin
Full name Yang Dingxin
Chinese 杨鼎新
Born (1998-10-19) 19 October 1998 (age 15)
China
Residence China
Turned pro 2008
Rank 3 dan
Affiliation Zhongguo Qiyuan

Yang Dinxin (born 19 October 1998) is a Chinese professional Go player. He became a professional on 24 July 2008, at age 9 years and 9 months, becoming the youngest Chinese professional. In 2010, he reached the semi-finals of the 3rd Quzhou-Lanke Cup, beating top Chinese pros Chen Yaoye (then holder of the Tianyuan, the second biggest title in China) and Li Zhe before losing to Jiang Weijie.[1]

He won the 5th RICOH Xinxiu Cup.[2]

Promotion record[edit]

Rank
Year
Notes
1 dan 2008
2 dan 2010
3 dan
4 dan
5 dan
6 dan
7 dan
8 dan
9 dan

Career record[edit]

  • 2010: 28 wins, 11 losses[3]

Titles and runners-up[edit]

Domestic
Title Wins Runners-up
RICOH Xinxiu Cup 2011 2012
Ricoh Cup 2012
Total 2 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "3rd Quzhou-Lanke Cup". igokisen.web.fc2.com. Retrieved 11 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "5th RICOH Cup(Xinxiu)". igokisen.web.fc2.com. Retrieved 11 June 2011. 
  3. ^ "Chinese win-loss 2010". igokisen.web.fc2.com. Retrieved 8 June 2011.