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Kim In

Kim In
Full name Kim In
Hangul 김인
Hanja 金寅
Born November 23, 1943
South Korea
Teacher Minoru Kitani
Turned pro 1958
Rank 9 dan
Affiliation Hanguk Kiwon

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

Biography

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

Titles & runners-up

Ranks #3 in total amount of titles in Korea.

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

 

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

 

Promotion record

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

 

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