Shin Jin-seo (23), 9th Dan, the number one player in Korea and the strongest player in the world, is attempting to win the 5th major world championship in his personal career by winning 4 consecutive victories against Chinese players.
Shin Jin-seo succeeded in advancing to the final by winning the black Buddha victory in 203 moves against China’s Tan Shao스포츠토토 9-dan in the quarterfinals of the 1st Quzhou Lanke Cup World Go Open held in Quzhou, Zhejiang Province, China on the 9th.
In the round of 32 Shin Jin-seo won China’s 13th place Li Qincheng 9p, in the round of 16 he was born in 2000 and was born in 2000, China’s Ding Hao 9p, and in the quarterfinals, China’s strongman Li Weiqing (23) 9p won a miraculous come-from-behind victory, in the semifinals. By winning against China’s Tansao 9th Dan, he took a step closer to the first championship of the tournament.
Shin Jin-seo, who achieved 700 personal wins with the victory on this day, recently set a new record for his personal most consecutive wins by running 29 consecutive wins.
Shin Jin-seo, who had been black for four consecutive rounds since the round of 32, was ahead of Tan Sao from the beginning.
Shin Jin-seo, who entered the middle and established a clear advantage, won a complete victory without giving any room for pursuit.
After the match, Shin Jin-seo said, “Today worked out well in the beginning, so it was okay overall.”
Gun-ho Park, 9th Dan, who also competed in the semifinals that day, was defeated by China’s Gu Zhihao, 9th Dan, in 271 moves.
Park Geon-ho was slightly ahead until the end, but he made a mistake in the finishing stage and unfortunately lost.
Accordingly, Shin Jin-seo and Gu Zi-hao will face each other in the third round of the Ranker Cup final, which will be held from June 14 to 17.
In terms of overall opponents, Shin Jin-seo is ahead with 6 wins and 4 losses, including the recent 3 wins in a row.
The prize money for the Ranker Cup winner is 1.8 million yuan (approximately 345 million won), and the runner-up prize is 600,000 yuan (approximately 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.