Haijin Lee (real name) is a Korean professional 3 dan go player.
She was born 21 June 1988.
- Age 5: Started playing
- Age 6: Won first tournament
- Age 9: Moved to Go master's place
- Age 12: Became insei
- Age 15: Almost became a pro
- Age 16: became a professional player (2004-11-11)
Take a look at some pictures
She won the first place of the 5th ET Land Cup, female division, Qualified in the Korean national team for
4 years and Won a bronze medal at the 2008 Beijing World Mind Sports Games.
You can see some of her games as 3p on gokifu
From July 2014 till June 2016 she served as Secretary General of the International Go Federation
(IGF). Take a look at an interview
with her during the EYGC 2015 in Zandvoort, the Netherlands.
She got married to "American guy" (according the video of game 134) on July 1st 2016. She lived in Seoul, but moved to Geneva, Switserland end August 2016 to attend an MBA program. She currently lives in California.
She shares her diary from her years as a competitive player to her transition to international go organizer in the book
Outside the Board: Diary of a Professional Go Player
She has 630 followers (as of April 15) on Twitter
You can learn more about Haylee by watching this YouTube video
Overview of Hajin's career and... the link to her fictionalized blog, Baduk Prodigy is here