The 6th Oh Cheong-Won Cup World Women’s Baduk Tournament selection
Jeong Yu-Jin defeats the highest ranked Kim Eun-Ji
in the preliminary round and advances to the finals 바카라(Hangame Baduk = Reporter Han Chang-gyu) Jin confirmed. A total of 24 players will go to the final stage as representatives of each country. Among them, 5 players from Korea will participate.
The finals consist of the champions and runners-up in the first half, 4 Korean players, 7 Chinese players, 4 Japanese players, 1 Taiwanese player, 2 European players, 2 North American players, and 2 wild card players.
The Korean national team consists of 4 seeded players and 1 player who passed the selection round. Defending champion Yujin Oh, 9P, was seeded for the tournament, and women’s ranking No. 1 Choi Jeong, 9P, and No. 2 Kim Chae-Young, 7P, were exempted from the selection round as ranking seeds. In addition, Kim Gyeong-eun, 3rd dan, won the right to participate as a national reserve team seed.
A selection match to select the last person to join was held from the 12th to the 14th in the Korea Kiwon Final Competition Room. The main character of the last ticket is Jeong Yoo-jin, 3rd Dan. After beating Kim Hye-min 9 dan and Jo Seung-ah 6 dan, she lost to Kim Eun-ji 5 dan in the final in 247 moves.
Jeong Yoo-jin, 3rd dan, was the lowest ranked among the 6 players who participated in the preliminary round. According to the rankings based on the preliminary round, she took 3rd, 2nd, and 1st places and gained momentum by beating them.
The match against Kim Eun-ji, 5th Dan, was narrowed to 2 wins and 4 losses. The first win before that was a semifinal win in the semifinals of the Industrial Bank of Korea Cup in 2022. That victory led to his first professional win. His career win rate is less than 40%, but he is strong in the big game.
This is the first time for 17-year-old Jeong Yu-jin, who joined in 2019, and CEO Oh Cheong-won-bae of the 3rd dan (he also participated in the selection for the first time). The finals will open online on June 9th. After covering the quarterfinals by the 11th, the semifinals and final round 3 will continue at the end of the year. Representatives outside of Korea have not yet been decided.
The prize money is 500,000 yuan for the winner (approximately 96 million won), 200,000 yuan for the runner-up, 50,000 yuan for the quarterfinals, 25,000 yuan for the quarterfinals, 20,000 yuan for the 16th round, and 15,000 yuan for the 24th round. same.
The Oh Cheong-Won Cup, created by China in 2018, has won the championship in the order of Kim Chae-young 4th, Choi Jeong 9th, Zhou Hong-yu 6th, Choi Jeong 9th, and Oh Yu-jin 9th.