Dan Seong-jun Ahn and Shim Jae-ik 6th dan advanced to the round of 16 in the 28th GS Caltex Cup Pro Tournament, which entered into a final match. In the round of 24 held at the Baduk TV studio on the afternoon of the 24th, Ahn Seong-jun, 9th Dan, won 6 and a half wins over Hong Seong-ji, 9th Dan, after 301 moves.
Commentator Song Tae-gon said, “Ahn Seong-jun attacked early and gained the upper hand, and after that, the central hemp was a bit uneasy, but we were able to overcome it and win.” This confrontation took place after about 10 years. Ahn Seong-jun, 9th Dan, who had two consecutive wins and two consecutive losses in the opponent match, took the lead again. In the March ranking, Ahn Seong-jun was 9th and Hong Seong-ji was 16th.
In the round of 16, he will face Byeon Sang-il, 3rd in the rankings, and 9-dan. “As I remember, I think Sang-il won a game when he was young, and he was very confident at the time, but now, no matter who sees him, I want to leave it with the thought that he learns because Sang-il Byeon is a strong player,” said Ah
Earlier, in the opening game of the finals held on the 23rd, Shim Jae-ik, 6th dan, ranked 29th, discontinued the first match against Kim Beom-seo, 4th dan, 113rd, after 117 moves. The opponent in the round of 16 is 8th place Won Seong-jin, 9th dan. The first confrontation proceeds.
The prize money of the 28th GS Caltex Cup, which competed to win the preliminary round with 302 participants, the round of 24 final tournament with 5 seeds, and the final 5th, is 70 million won for the championship and 30 million won for the runner-up. The holder of the title is Shin Jin-seo, 9th Dan, who achieved 5 consecutive victories for the first time in the history of championship games.
n Seong-jun, 9th dan. Since there is먹튀검증, I think it will be a battle of baduk,” he said.
bae Quarterfinals In the round of 16 of the 10th Grand Ju-cup Men’s and Women’s Professional Senior Championship held at the K-Go studio on the afternoon of the 24th, Lee Ki-seop, 8th Dan, and Lee Sang-hoon, 9th Dan (large), joined the quarterfinals in turn. Ki-seop Lee, 8th Dan, won in 195 moves in the first match against So-Hyeon Park, 3rd Dan, and Sang-Hoon Lee, 9th Dan, in his first match with Hye-Rim Kim, 3rd Dan, was disinherited in 246 moves.
Coincidentally, the round of 16 match, in which 8 male seniors and 8 female seniors formed a gender match, is currently tight with 3 wins and 3 losses after 6 rounds. The female senior side won with 3 consecutive wins, and the male senior side pursued with 3 consecutive victories.
In the quarterfinals, Lee Ki-seop, 8th Dan, will face Yoo Chang-hyeok, 9th Dan, and Lee Sang-hoon, 9th Dan, will face the winner Seo Bong-su and Lee Min-jin. 73-year-old Lee Gi-seop, 8th Dan, is the oldest among the finalists of this tournament and the oldest quarterfinalist in Daeju Cup history. This is the first appearance for Lee Sang-hoon, 9th Dan.
The prize money for the 10th Grand Jury Competition for male drivers over 45 years of age (born before 1978) and female drivers over 30 years of age (born before 1993) is 15 million won for the championship and 5 million won for the runner-up. In the finals, the ‘time plaque’ is removed, and 2 penalty points are deducted each time the countdown is exhausted.
The March issue of the monthly ‘Go’ magazine was published. The cover of this issue was decorated by the Korean national team, which won the Nongshim Shin Ramen Championship three times in a row. You can meet the questions and answers of Shin Jin-seo, 9th Dan, the guardian of Nongshim Shin Ramen, and the conquest of the story in ‘Cover Story’.
In the ‘Lighting’ corner, we looked at the records that connect the genealogy of the first person. What kind of records have professional players left for 78 years since the establishment of Hanseong Giwon by the late Jo Nam-cheol, 9th dan, in 1945? Find out the best, most, and first records, from the youngest member to the record of 1,000 wins.