Shin Jin-seo, 9th Dan, achieved the first 4 consecutive wins in the history of the KBS Baduk King.
On the 26th, in the final of the 41st KBS Baduk Match held at KBS Studio in Yeouido, Seoul, Shin Jin-seo, 9th Dan, defeated Park Jeong-hwan, 9th Dan, by 5 and a half in 283 moves, winning the championship.
Shin Jin-seo, 9th Dan won his first championship by defeating Shin Min-jun, 9th Dan, 2-1 in the 38th competition, and then defeated Ahn Seong-jun, 9th Dan, 2-0 in the 39th competition, and recorded two consecutive losses.
Shin Jin-seo, 9th Dan, who won 2-0 against Park Jung-hwan 9th Dan in the 40th tournament held as an 8-person invitational match, won against Park Jung-hwan 9th Dan in the final of this tournament, which was held in a single round, and achieved 4 consecutive victories.
The awards ceremony held after the match was attended by Kim Bong-jin, director of KBS Sports, and Yang Jae-ho, secretary-general of the Korea National Council. 메이저사이트
KBS Sports Director Kim Bong-jin presented a prize money of 20 million won and a trophy to Shin Jin-seo, who won the championship, and Yang Jae-ho, secretary-general of the Korea Foundation, delivered a prize money of 6 million won and a trophy to Park Jung-hwan, who won runner-up.
Shin Jin-seo, 9th dan, said, “It is an honor in itself to be on the final stage, but I prepared it more fun because my opponent is Park Jung-hwan, 9th dan. This is my fourth championship, and I will do my best to win five or six times.”
The 41st Baduk King Match was joined by 2 former seeds (Shin Jin-seo, Park Jeong-hwan 9 dan), the top 5 ranking members (Byeon Sang-il, Shin Min-jun, Won Seong-jin, Ahn Seong-jun 9 dan, Park Geon-ho 6 dan) and sponsor seed Kim Chae-young 7 dan. A tournament determined the winner.
The 41st KBS Baduk King, hosted by the Korea Broadcasting Corporation, was given 5 countdowns of 30 seconds each in 5 minutes.