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9-year-old girl to be recognized as youngest pro go player in Japan

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Good for her! Congratulations and good luck!

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Great news. Do her get to keep the money or is it put in a trust?

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When I was 9, I could play Pac-Man... Howz them beans!

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Unbelievable! Good luck on the Professional tour, Sumire-chan! She is definitely a genius.

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Saw her on tv last night and just such a nice "normal" little kid.

Training and exposure certainly has helped her cause, but just can't begin to imagine what goes on in her grey matter to be @ pro Go level.

I guess we'll be hearing lots about her.

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Good for her!

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And now she’s played a game with her hero, Mr Iyama. Went up to the time limit for a draw!

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