Jan van der Steen
By Tony Claasen | News | 29.04.2022 9:51| Views: 4109 | Comments: 1
Jan van der Steen, my friend and a go player, worked all his life to promote go.
When we met he was active both as a player and in organizing all kind of activities to promote go.

Jan with his wife, Kishiko.

On the 22nd of April 2022, after a short illness he passed away.
I will always remember your genuine smile and laughter at all my stupid jokes.

Jan in his element, working on the promotion of go in Europe.

To Kishiko, his wife, I wish all the best and strength for the future.
Jan, where ever you are, go will always be a connection to you, RIP.

Friday 27th of April 2022  16:30H  is the ceremony, people can watch this via this link:

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Jan van der Steen

This article was written by Antonius Claasen

Born 31th of January 1962, in 's-Hertogenbosch in the Netherlands
started playing go 1979
Promotion to 1 Dan in 1981, after the Go Congress in Linz.
Promotion to 4 Dan in 1985 After the Go Congress in Terschelling.
Eurpean Champion 13X13 in 1984
European Team Champion in 1985, together with Frank Janssen and Joost Cremers.
I have 5 children and live at the moment in Hamburg Germany.

Janusz Kraszek
10.05.2022 2:04
What a pity! He was such a nice guy ... RIP Jan.
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