|Full name Qiu Jun|
Name Qiu Jun
Affiliation China Qiyuan
Rank 9 dan
Turned pro 1994
|Born August 24, 1982 (age 33) Shanghai, China (1982-08-24)|
Tuo jiaxi 9p vs qiu jun 9p commentary by yu bin 9p
Qiu Jun (Chinese: 邱峻; Pinyin: Qiū Jùn; born August 24, 1982) is a Chinese professional Go player.
- Tuo jiaxi 9p vs qiu jun 9p commentary by yu bin 9p
- 14th samsung cup final kong jie qiu jun
14th samsung cup final kong jie qiu jun
Jun started learning Go at the age of 6. He became a professional in 1994. Over the next 3 years, he gained 3 consecutive promotions. He was promoted to 7 dan in 2005 and then reached 8 dan in 2006. In 2009, Jun reached the Samsung Cup Final with a chance to win his first world championship. He lost the Final 0-2 to Kong Jie, and during August 2011 Jun again reached a world championship Final, this time the 23rd Fujitsu Cup Final. By Chinese Special Promotion rules, Jun was raised to the rank of 9-dan, being China's 31st 9-dan player. He subsequently lost the final to Korean rising star Park Junghwan. Jun joins a selection of players who have reached multiple World Championship Finals without victories in any.