|Full name||Norio Kudo|
|Born|| August 2, 1940
Norio Kudo (工藤 紀夫 Kudō Norio, born August 2, 1940) is a professional Go player.
Kudo turned professional in 1955 and was promoted to 9 dan in 1976. Although he did not win many tournaments, he was known for teaching Go to many people, even if they were just starting to learn, or were about to turn 1 dan. He succeeded the late Masao Kato as president of the International Go Federation in 2005.
|President of the International Go Federation
2005 - 2007