My real name is Laurens. I'm
a 25 year old guy from The
Netherlands. I've studied mechanical
engineering and I’m now studying
aerospace engineering in Delft.
I started playing Go in
October 2005. A friend of mine
played the game and when I was looking at him solving
tsumego during lunch break, he invited me to his Go club
club Harderwijk). At the end of 2006 I moved to Delft. Since
that time I play at the
Go Club Delft
as well as occasionally at
Go club Seki in
Den Haag (The Hague).
I really enjoyed the game and wanted to play more than
occasional game on CyberOro, IGS
week at the club. Therefore I immediately started to play online
after I learned the rules. Mostly I play on KGS, but
I also play an
Since I started playing online I've played over
5000 games on
KGS (using several accounts). This brought me to a mid dan
rank (approximately 3dan KGS).
also participate in several real life (international) tournaments including
the 2009 European Go Congress.
I'm also the Clan leader of the Kisei Clan, an online
go club at KGS. I
organize events/lessons for the Clan, and once every three month there is a team tournament (called
the Clan Brawl) between the different clans on KGS.
In September 2010 I was invited by
to join the
both as participant in the A group and teacher for the lower