Mission

Create awareness of GO and develop a sustained passion in the game for the general population through a professional yet simplified teaching approach in a highly disciplined environment.

Vision

To make GO the most popular mind sport in Singapore.

Coach Bio

Kang Zhan Bin

Kang Zhan Bin

Professional 6 Dan
Mr Kang Zhan Bin is the head coach of The Go Academy and is a certified 6 Dan professional GO player by the Chinese Weiqi Association. He has been the head coach of Singapore Weiqi Association for more than 20 years.

He has won the “Mian Huai Cup” professional competition held in China in 1981. He is also the SEA GAMES Gold Medallist GO player in the year 2007 held in Thailand. Mr Kang has over 20 years of teaching experience in GO and has groom many top players in Singapore. He has taught in schools such as National University of Singapore, Hwa Chong High School, Raffles Girls School, Nanyang Primary School and Nanhua Primary and High School.

Daniel Chan

Daniel Chan

Amateur 4 Dan
Mr Daniel Chan is a certified 4 dan player by the Korea Baduk (GO) Association and has a bachelors’ degree in GO from Myongji University, South Korea. He has also been on the executive committee board of Singapore Weiqi Association as Honorary Secretary.

Mr Daniel Chan has more than 8 years of teaching experience and has represented Singapore in several international competitions. He has taught in schools such as Nanyang Primary School, Nan Chiau Primary School, Maris Stella High School and Evergreen Primary School.

Cho Mikyung

Cho Mikyung

Professional 1 Dan

Ms Cho Mikyung became a professional player in 2005.

She has conducted over 500 workshops and lectures in the Association, Universities and Community Centres, over 30 cities of Europe and Asia. She also frequently conduct lectures on BadukTV.

Her achievements includes finishing for Best 8 in 14th Female national hand cup in 2008, as well as advancing into the Finals in 15th female national hand cup in 2009.