Antti Törmänen (1 Pro Dan, Nihon Ki-in)

Antti Törmänen (1 Pro Dan)
Antti Törmänen (1 Pro Dan)

Antti Törmänen is a Finnish 1p with Nihon Kiin. He was an insei at the Nihon Ki-in, Tokyo from October 2011 to May 2012 and again from April 2014. He finished the Winter 2015 pro exam with over 50% win rate, which qualified him for Foreign National Pro slot. Antti is the first westerner to be promoted by the Nihon Kiin since Hans Pietsch 18 years ago. Formal announcement was published on Dec. 7, 2015 on Mainichi Newspaper to be 1p as of April 1, 2016.

Known on OGS as Ten and KGS as Tien. Maintains the go-related blog [ext] Go of Ten and was one of the main teachers at the [ext] Nordic Go Academy. (Rec.: NGO is closed since 2015.)

[ext] Interview (2011) in Go Sensations

[ext] Interview (2014) in Nordic Go Academy

[ext] Interview (2015) after making professional

[ext] Announcement on Pro Status

Honsen results: [ext] http://www.nihonkiin.or.jp/player/saiyou/result/2016/honsen.html

Honsen results ver for lazy guys: rounds 1-6 with names: [ext] http://i.imgur.com/zcSrLeg.jpg Rounds 7-15 [ext] http://i.imgur.com/OIaLRIG.jpg

Antti Tormanen last edited by Bodhi1969 on April 24, 2016 – 11:30
 
(Source: 04/2016 – Sensei’s Library)