Kim In

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Kim In
Full nameKim In
Hangul김인
Hanja金寅
Born (1943-11-23) November 23, 1943 (age 76)
South Korea
ResidenceSouth Korea South Korea
TeacherMinoru Kitani[1]
Turned pro1958[2]
Rank9 dan
AffiliationHanguk Kiwon

Kim In (born November 23, 1943) is a professional Go player.

Biography[edit]

Kim In became a professional in 1958 when he was 15.[2] He was a student at the legendary Minoru Kitani school in 1962 and left to return home a year later.[1] He was promoted to 9 dan in 1983, and was the third ever 9 dan in Korea.[2] He was famous for his playing in the 60's and 70's. Currently he is the managing director for the Hanguk Kiwon.

Promotion record[edit]

Rank Year Notes
1 dan 1958
2 dan
3 dan
4 dan
5 dan
6 dan
7 dan
8 dan
9 dan 1983

[2]

Titles & runners-up[edit]

Ranks #3 in total number of titles in Korea.

Title Years Held
Current 13
South Korea Wangwi 1966–1972
South Korea Guksu 1965–1970
Defunct 12
South Korea Chaegowi 1967, 1971, 1972
South Korea Kiwang 1977
South Korea Myungin 1969
South Korea Paewang 1964, 1967–1971, 1976

[2]

Title Years Lost
Current 5
South Korea Wangwi 1973, 1975, 1977
South Korea Guksu 1961, 1971
Defunct 11
South Korea Chaegowi 1961, 1964, 1966, 1968, 1973, 1974
South Korea Kiwang 1978
South Korea Myungin 1968, 1970
South Korea Paewang 1977, 1978

[2]

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