Top group Kifu on our Blog (or below in the tournament bracket)
Top Group Tournament:
Top players bio:
- CHO Seokbin 7d
- MOTOKI Noguchi 6D
- WATANABE Takebumi 4D
- VAN EEDEN Gilles 6d
- DEBARRE Thomas 6d
- TARUMI Jun 5d
- PAPAPZOGLOU Benjamin 5d
- FENECH Antoine 5d
Cho Seokbin was yeongusaeng in Korea till age 16. In 2006, he moved to germany, then Poland, where he is teaching Go and winning a lot of important Go tournaments, like Strasbourg Tournament last year.
Motoki Noguchi is a well known player in France and now the official Strabourg’s club teacher.
Retired law teacher, he comes from Kobe. He decides to play the tournament since his daughter lives in Strasbourg. In 1996, he contributes to create a Japanese high-school at Tours. The same year, he participates to some tournaments in Europe and makes friends with some french players.
Gilles plays for the Netherlands at WAGG (ndlr: World Amateur Go Championship) in 1996 and 1999. He was the Dutch Champion in 1995.
In the french rating, Thomas is the first french player just behind cheated unbeatable Chinese player.
European Student Champion 2009. German Youth Champion. Best Japanese in German with French nationalité.
5d French Champion 2005. The ever most sympatic guy in the universe.
Antoine Fenech, one of the strongest French players, former European youth champion and organizer of the European YouthMastersLeague. Ex-Champion of the Strasbourg Tournament.