Present ConditionKorea Baduk Federation(KBF)
The KBF is a governing body for the sport of Baduk in Korea. It was founded in November 24, 2005 and was approved as the 55th regular member organization of Korean Sports & Olympic Committee. KBF is currently operated by one President, 7 Vice-presidents, 13 executives, 2 auditors, with 17 sub-organizations in cities and provinces throughout South Korea. KBF is a non-profit-making organization and does not pursue any objective for its own gains.
Promotion and Globalization of K-Baduk
KBF is a member organization of Korean Sports &Olympic Committee and is involved in hosting domestic &international tournaments in order to develop Baduk as a sports event. KBF has been carrying out various projects such as sending out Korean delegation to various amateur tournaments and friendly matches held abroad, sponsoring Baduk products to international Baduk organizations, dispatching of international Baduk instructors and professional players to spread Baduk globally.
Issuance of certificates for Baduk instructors, referees and coaches
KBF issues certificates for Baduk instructors, referees, and coaches for efficient Baduk education, and fair game. KBF also issues Dan/Kyu certificates for amateur players to accurately measure one’s current level.
Affiliated Associations1. Korea Primary School Baduk Association