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Seo Bong soo

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Full name  Seo Bongsoo
Rank  9 dan
Turned pro  1970
McCune–Reischauer  So Pongsu
Revised Romanization  Seo Bong-su
Residence  South Korea
Hanja  徐奉洙
Name  Seo Bong-soo

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Born  February 1, 1953 (age 62) South Korea (1953-02-01)

Affiliation  Korea Baduk Association

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Seo Bong-soo (born February 1, 1953) is a professional Go player.

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Biography

Seo Bong-soo turned professional in 1970. By 1986 he became the 4th ever Korean 9 dan. He was Cho Hunhyun's biggest rival in the 1980s. He would constantly challenge Cho in major title events. During their career, Seo and Cho played against each other in more than 350 official games, which is a world record. He was a part of the "Gang of Four" of Korean Go in 1990s, the rest being Cho Hunhyun, Lee Chang-ho, and Yoo Changhyuk. He made an amazing run of wins in 1997 during the 5th SBS Cup. He played as fourth captain for Korea, and beat the entire Chinese team, and what was left of the Japanese team by himself. (winning streak of 9 straight games)

Titles

Ranks #6-t in total amount of titles in Korea.

References

Seo Bong-soo Wikipedia


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