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Choi Cheol-han

Choi Cheol-han
Full name Choi Cheol-han
Hangul 최철한
Hanja 崔哲瀚
Revised Romanization Choe Cheol-han
McCune-Reischauer Ch'oe Ch'ŏl-han
Born 12 March 1985
South Korea
Teacher Kweon Kab-yong
Turned pro 1997
Rank 9 dan
Affiliation Hanguk Kiwon
Choi Cheol-han
Medal record
Competitor for South Korea
Asian Games
  2010 Guangzhou Men's Team
  2010 Guangzhou Mixed doubles

Choi Cheol-han (born 12 March 1985) is a South Korean professional Go player.

Biography

Choi became a professional when he was 12 years old. He began playing Go at the age of seven, studying with Lee Sedol in Kweon Kab-yong's academy in Seoul. At that time, Choi was nicknamed the next Lee Sedol.

Promotion record

Rank Year Notes
1 dan 1997
2 dan 1998
3 dan 1999
4 dan 2000
5 dan
6 dan 2003 Won the 8th Chunwon.
7 dan
8 dan
9 dan 2004 Special promotion for winning the 47th Guksu and defending his Chunwon title.

Career record

Titles and runners-up

Ranks tenth in total amount of titles in Korea.

Domestic
Title Wins Runners-up
Guksu 3 (2003, 2004, 2010) 2 (2005, 2011)
GS Caltex Cup 1 (2005) 1 (2006)
Chunwon 4 (2003, 2004, 2010, 2011)
KBS Cup 1 (2006)
Maxim Cup 2 {2009, 2010) 1 (2006)
Kisung 1 (2004) 2 (2005, 2007)
King of Kings 1 (2005)
KT Cup 1 (2002)
Total 11 10
Continental
China-Korea Tengen 3 (2004, 2005, 2011)
Total 0 3
International
Ing Cup 1 (2008) 1 (2004)
Fujitsu Cup 1 (2005)
Zhonghuan Cup 1 (2005)
Total 2 2
Career total
Total 13 15

Korean Baduk League

Season Team Place Record
2007 Team World Meridian (Captain) 6th place 6-7
2008 Team No. 1 Fire Insurance 4th place 12-4
2009 Team Hite Jinro (Captain) 6th place 9-3
2010 Team Hite Jinro (Captain) 4th place 10-7
2011 Team Hite Jinro (Captain) Runners-up 13-4

Chinese A League

Season Team Place Record
2009 Team Sian (Captain) 7th place 9-3
2010 Team Sian (Captain) 2nd place 7-2
2011 Team Sian (Captain) TBD 10-5
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