Taiki Seto

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Taiki Seto
Full name Taiki Seto
Kanji 瀬戸大樹
Born (1984-03-27) March 27, 1984 (age 33)
Mie, Japan
Residence Osaka, Japan
Turned pro 2000
Rank 7 dan
Affiliation Kansai Ki-in

Taiki Seto (瀬戸大樹?, Seto Taiki, born March 27, 1984) is a Kansai Ki-in professional Go player.

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Seto became a professional player in 2000 for the Kansai Ki-in. In his first 5 years at the Kansai Ki-in, he had a spectacular record in the Oteai with 51 wins and just 3 losses through 2005. In 2000, he scored 12 wins and 0 losses. In 2001, he also scored 12 wins and 0 losses. In 2002 he finally lost his first Oteai match with a record of 11 wins and 1 loss. In 2002 his record was 8 wins and 2 losses. In the final year of the Oteai, his record was 8 wins and 0 losses. This amounted his Oteai career record to a 94.4% winning percentage. His run was stopped after the Oteai was replaced with a similar system used by the Nihon Ki-in of promotion through title winning. He won the Nagai award in 2000, along with an award for his run of wins. He is currently 7 dan and one of the strongest young players in Japan.

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