About Feng Yun

Feng Yun is a professional weiqi (a.k.a. go) player. She is one of only a very few women ever to earn a professional 9 dan rank, the highest possible, in competition with both men and women, and was a member of the China National Weiqi Team for two decades. Feng Yun was women's world champion in 1995, and has won national championships in China and in the United States.

Feng Yun started learning go in the Henan province of China when she was 9 years old, and became a professional player in 1979 at the age of 13. She was selected for the China National Weiqi Team in 1982, and retired from the National Team only after emigrating to the United States.

Since 2002, Feng Yun has taught thousands of students, at all levels, in the United States.

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