Renjuplayers in the world - 30. Mark Mammel

0.Your name, your nationality, your age, male or female.

Mark Mammel, USA, 34, Male

1.When did you start to play renju and how did you learn it? How many years have you played renju?

I learned Pente in 1981. While searching for Pente on the internet, I found the RIF. I learned Renju rules from the RIF web site about 3-4 years ago. Then I started to play on PBEM.

2.Do you play in a club? In which clubs have you played?


3.Which are your best results in national and international tournaments (Usual tournaments and e-mail tournaments). Which is your international rating for the moment?

I was at the bottom of my pool in two email tournaments.

4.Which is the best player you have met?

Ando Meritee

5.Can you explain why you enjoy renju?

I like looking for patterns that give a strong position. I like the battling for position between the two players.

6.Which is your plans for the future as a player?

I will work on my Renju playing program some more and play occasionally, but I will concentrate much more on Pente.

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