Park Junghwan wins 13th Maxim Cup

On March 5, 2012, Park Junghwan (9p) defeated Choi Cheolhan (9p) to take the 13th Maxim Cup two games to zero. The Maxim Cup is a 9 dan only invitational tournament in Korea. It seems that reporters make a habit of giving the players a hard time at the Maxim Cup finals…

Top 20 Go Players: Park Junghwan and Choi Cheolhan

This is the second last article in our series about the top 20 Go players of 2010. Park Junghwan (9p) was ranked number 3 and Choi Cheolhan (9p) was ranked number 4, according to Dr Bai Taeil in early 2011. Park Junghwan was born in 1993, and became a pro in 2006. Choi Cheolhan was born in 1985, and became a pro when he was only 12 years old. He was the 4th youngest player to do so in Korea at the time.