Rank: 9 dan
Rating: 2821 (inactive)
Ando Meritee first started to play renju in Tallinn February 1988.
The best results so far: The 1st place in World Championships 1993, 1999, 2001, 2005. The 2nd place in World Championships 1995, 1997. The 3rd place in World Championship 2003. European Champion of 1996, 1998 and 2006. The Team World Champion in 2014 as a member of the Estonian team, and the 2nd place in Team World Championship in 1996, 2004, 2006.
The two best results of his renju career were the full 11 points from 11 games in World Championship 2001, and the win in the match against the worlds biggest renju legend Shigeru Nakamura, with the score 3.5 : 2.5 in Kyoto in 1999.
He started a teaching project of Online Renju Class in May 2000. The school was active for a decade and was located at www.renjuclass.com. In 2006, he became the first webmaster of RIF website at www.renju.net.
Some other interesting results:
- 1988 the day he got 9 kyu, he was so happy and proud of it!! :-)
- 1989 Volga tournament in Nizhny Novgorod, 7th place.
- 1990 Team USSR Championship, 1st place in Baltic-1 team.
- 1991 Moscow Open, 1st place.
- 1994 Team European Championship, 1st place in International team.
- 1998 International Renju Tournament in 5win server, 1st place.
- 1998 Stockholm Summer Trophy, 1st place
|Total number of games||367|
|Sum of earned points||298||81.2%|
|Wins as black||111||30.2%|
|Wins as white||164||44.7%|
|Draws as black||29||7.9%|
|Draws as white||17||4.6%|
|Losses as black||15||4.1%|
|Losses as white||31||8.4%|