||Chinese Go Association, Beijin, China
||Qiu Jun, born on Aug 22 1982 in Shanghai, China.
Learned to play Weiqi at the age of 6, entered the Shanghai team
then China National Youth Team at 13 (1995).
Qui Jun was promoted to shodan in 1995, 2 dan in 1996,
3 dan in 1997 and 4 dan in 1998.
Father: Qiu Xin, coach of team Shanghai.
Advisor (coach): Yu Bin 9 dan.
6th place, Chinese national championship, 1996
7th place, Chinese national championship, 1997
Champion, Chinese national championship, 1998.
He is the youngest (16) and lowest-ranked ever to win this
championship. Without a doubt he is a rising star.