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Full name  Song Tae-kon
McCune–Reischauer  Song T'ae-kon
Turned pro  1999
Hanja  宋泰坤
Name  Song Tae-kon
Hangul  송태곤
Residence  South Korea

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Born  September 8, 1986 (age 29) , South Korea (1986-09-08)

Revised Romanization  Song Tae-gon
Affiliation  Korea Baduk Association

Go Commentary by Song Tae Kon on the KidoCup 2012

Song Tae-kon (born September 8, 1986) is a Korean professional Go player.



Song Tae-kon started learning Go when he was 6. He turned pro when he was 13. He is one of the best young players in South Korea. His biggest moment came in 2003 when he reached the final of Fujitsu Cup losing to Lee Sedol. Became a 4 dan in 2003 after winning the Chunwon title. Song was promoted to 5 dan in 2003 for having been runner up in the Fujitsu Cup. He was promoted to 6 dan after winning the KBS Cup, and then promoted to his current rank of 7 dan for winning the BC Card Cup. All of this happened in 2003.

Titles & runners-up

Ranks No. 10 in total amount of titles in Korea.


Song Tae-kon Wikipedia

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