Park Jeong-hwan, 999 wins in total… KBS Go King Quarterfinal
Park Jeong-hwan, 9th Dan, joined the semi-finals of the 41st KBS Baduk King. In the quarterfinals held at KBS Studio in Yeouido on the afternoon of the 31st, Kim Chae-young, 7th Dan, was defeated in 166 moves. It was the second confrontation after winning the 2014 Nongshim Shin Ramen Cup preliminary round.
In the traditional KBS Go King match, Park Jeong-hwan, 9th Dan, has won the championship five times. From the 29th to the 31st, they achieved 3 consecutive losses, and added championships in the 토토사이트 34th and 36th. The defending champion is Shin Jin-seo, 9th Dan, who has been losing 3 consecutive times since the 39th class.
Park Jeong-hwan’s victory on this day was the 999th win in his professional career. Since joining in 2006, the number of multipliers accumulated step by step has only one win left on the 1,000-win mark. There are 15 domestic players who have joined the 1000 win club.
The first 1,000 wins were achieved in May 1993 by Jo Hoon-hyeon, 9th Dan. Initially, it was recorded for the first time that Seo Bong-soo 9-dan reached 1000 wins in October 1993, but the date was moved forward as the results of Cho Hoon-hyun 9-dan in Japan were retroactively applied later (Excluding Japanese records, Cho Hoon-hyun’s 1000 wins was January 1995). ). The 14th player to win 1,000 was Dong-Yoon Kang, 9th Dan last month.
Park Jeong-hwan’s next match was the semi-finals of the KBS Baduk King. The opponent for this round, scheduled for February 3, is Ahn Seong-jun, 9-dan. In the quarterfinals held on the 31st, Ahn Seong-jun, 9th Dan, defeated Shin Min-jun, 9th Dan, by one and a half. Park Jeong-hwan, 3rd in the rankings, is ahead of Ahn Seong-joon, 9th, with a record of 5 wins and 2 losses.
In the opposite group, Shin Jin-seo 9 dan and Byeon Sang-il 9 dan compete for the final ticket. It is the semi-final between 1st and 2nd place in the rankings. The opponent’s record is 28 wins and 7 losses based on Shin Jin-seo’s 9-dan.
The KBS Go King’s Match, which was not held last year, is being held as an 8-player invitational match this year as well. The composition of the quarterfinal tournament is 2 players who reached the finals in the first half, 5 top rankers, and 1 sponsor seed. The prize money is 20 million won for the winner and 6 million won for the runner-up.