Kim Shushun

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Kim Shushun
Full name Kim Shushun
Kanji 金秀俊
Kana キムスジュン
Hangul 김수준
Hanja 金秀俊
Revised Romanization Gim Su-jun
McCune–Reischauer Kim Su-chun
Born (1979-01-24) January 24, 1979 (age 38)
South Korea
Residence Japan
Teacher Cho Chikun
Turned pro 1996
Rank 8 dan
Affiliation Nihon Ki-in Tokyo branch

Kim Shushun (born January 24, 1979), also known as Kin Hidetoshi, Kim Shujun, or Kim Sujun, is a professional Go player.

Biography[edit]

Kim became a professional in 1996.[1] In 2007, he was promoted to 8 dan. His teacher is Cho Chikun. He made it to the final of the 16th NEC Shun-Ei, only to be beaten by Mizokami Tomochika. Coincidentally, he played the game on the same day as his teacher, Cho Chikun, played in the final of the NEC Cup. He won his 400th career game in 2006.[2]

Titles & runners-up[edit]

Title Years Held
Current 1
Japan Shinjin-O 2005
Title Years Lost
Defunct 4
Japan Shin-Ei 2001, 2002
Japan NEC Shun-Ei 2001

Promotion record[edit]

Rank Year Notes
1 dan 1996
2 dan 1996
3 dan 1997
4 dan 1998
5 dan 1999
6 dan 2000
7 dan 2002
8 dan 2007
9 dan

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