1st place in the world rankings (Go Ratings) Shin Jin-seo, 9-dan, has only one step left to win the first Ranker Cup.
Shin Jinseo 9th dan won China’s Tan Shao 9 in the quarterfinals of the 1st Quzhou Lanke Cup World Go Open held at Quzhou International Baduk Cultural Exchange Center, Quzhou City, Zhejiang Province, China on the 9th. He defeated Dan in 203 moves and succeeded in advancing to the finals.
Shin Jin-seo, 9P, who started to take the lead by scoring at the beginning of the river change, managed to win the surrender of Tan Xiao 9P, ranked 27th in the world, thanks to stable management.
Shin Jin-seo, 9th Dan, who reached the height of 700 professional Go wins, enjoyed a double celebration of breaking the personal career record with 29 consecutive wins from February 26th.
Shin Jin-seo, 9th Dan, said, “It worked out well in the beginning, so it was okay overall. I think I will have to work hard to reach the finals and win. I will prepare well for the confrontation with Gu Zhao 9 dan and win the championship.”메이저놀이터
Park Gun-ho, 7th, ranked 44th in the world, failed to advance to the finals of his first world competition, losing to China’s Gu Zhihao, 9th, in 271 moves. Park Geon-ho, 7th dan, who was about to win, stumbled in the finishing stage and handed the victory over to Gu Zihao, 9th dan.
The Ranker Cup final, which is a Korea-China match between Jinseo Shin, 9P, and Zhihao Gu, 9P, world ranking 5th, will be held with the 3rd fighter. In terms of opponent record, Shin Jinseo 9-dan is ahead of Gu Zihao with 6 wins and 4 losses.
Number 3 will start with the final station on June 14, and the final station on the 16th, and the final station on the 17th in case of a 1-1 tie.
The prize money for the first Quzhou Lanke Cup World Go Open is 1.8 million yuan (about 345 million won), and the runner-up prize money is 600,000 yuan (115 million won). Applying Chinese Go rules, the bonus is 7 and a half, and the time limit is 5 countdowns of 1 minute in 2 hours each.