Csaba Mérő

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Csaba Mérő
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Full name Csaba Mérő
Born (1979-07-07) July 7, 1979 (age 38)
Budapest, Hungary
Residence Hungary Budapest, Hungary
Teacher Chizu Kobayashi
Rank 6 dan (A)
Affiliation EGF

Csaba Mérő (born July 7, 1979 in Budapest, Hungary) is an amateur Go player.[1]

Biography[edit]

Mérő began playing Go when he was 14. He is the son of Hungarian mathematician László Mérő. By 1996 he had already won the European Youth Go Championship and Hungarian Championship. After he finished secondary school he moved to Japan in 1999.[1] He was an insei there for two and a half years. His teacher was Chizu Kobayashi.[2] He was given the chance to study with some of Japan's top players including Satoru Kobayashi and Cho U. After he failed the professional test, he moved back to Europe in 2001. After returning to Europe, a French summer Go camp invited Csaba to become an instructor for the summer.[2] With his experience in Japan as an insei, Csaba came back much stronger and quickly rose to the top of the European standings. He studied sociology at ELTE university in Budapest between 2002 and 2007.[1] He was the president of the Hungarian Go Association between 2006 and 2008.[1]

Past titles and Runners-up[edit]

Title Years Held
Europe European Ing Cup 2003
Europe European Youth Go Championship 1996
Hungary Hungarian Championship 1996–1998, 2001–2005, 2008
Title Years Lost
Europe Paris Toyota Denso Cup Finals 2003, 2010

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Csaba Mérő. "Curriculum Vitae" (in Hungarian). Retrieved 2010-01-25. 
  2. ^ a b "Csaba Mérő". "About me". 

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