Strong candidate Park Jung-hwan 9-dan

In the 28th GS Caltex Cup Pro Tournament round of 16,
229 moves against Park Jeong-hwan and Seol Hyun-jun

(Hangame Baduk=Reporter Han Chang-gyu) After winning 5 consecutive losses for the first time in the history of the championship, Shin Jin-seo, who was the first in the rankings to challenge for 6 consecutive losses, was eliminated, leading to a castle without an owner. It is the 28th GS Caltex Cup Pro Tournament that makes you feel like you have become.

Once they make it to the quarterfinals, everyone is in good hands as candidates for the championship. Among them, wouldn’t it be reasonable to give the probability of Park Jeong-hwan, 9th Dan, who is ranked 2nd in the rankings a little higher?

Junghwan Park 9th Dan is the winner of the 16th competition.

Park Jeong-hwan, 9th Dan, joined Seol Hyeon-jun, 8th Dan in the round of 16 match held at the Baduk TV studio on the afternoon of the 19th and joined the quarterfinals. Meeting a junior with strong fighting power, Park Jeong-hwan, 9th dan, won a tough victory after passing through a tunnel of fierce battles that lasted close to 200 moves.

At 3 hours and 40 minutes from the start, the 229th move was reached, and Seol Hyeon-joon, 8th Dan, who had lost his way to live in the water battle process, admitted defeat, ending with Park Jeong-hwan’s 9th Dan’s non-succession. The opponents kept their lead with 3 wins and 1 loss. After recording one win and one loss in 2021, they added two wins this year.

Commentator Kim Yeong-hwan said, “Today was so different from usual that I wondered if Park Jung-hwan’s 9th dan Go was so fierce.

Park Jeong-hwan, 9th dan, commented on the posthumous impression of Park Jeong-hwan, “I was not sure until the end because it was so difficult to read.

Regarding the intense and strong setting from beginning to end, he said, “I didn’t see it as a disadvantage,” and “I thought it wasn’t that good even if it was good, so I thought it was highly likely to work, so I put it as tight as possible.”

Seol Hyeon-jun, 8th Dan, left the first round of 16.

At the GS Caltex Cup, Park Jeong-hwan, 9th Dan, won the 16th championship in 2011. Only won once. That was 12 years ago. In this tournament, he was seeded in the round of 16 in the main round with the quarterfinals, and started his first match on that day.

In the quarterfinals, he will face Kim Ji-seok, 9th Dan. Park Jung-Hwan, 9P, ranked 2nd, is ahead of Kim Ji-Seok, 9P, who is ranked 9th, with a record of 28 wins and 10 losses. However, in the KB League last March, which was the most recent confrontation토토사이트, Kim Ji-seok 9th dan was discontinued.

“I’ll try to play carefully.”

Park Jeong-hwan, 9th dan, expressed his determination, “Since the 16th championship, there have been a lot of eliminations in the 1st and 2nd rounds. There was no relationship, but this time the time limit is still long, so I will try carefully.”

The prize money of the 28th GS Caltex Cup, which competes for the championship in the preliminary round with 302 participants, the round of 24 final tournament with 5 seeds, and the final 5th, is 70 million won for the championship and 30 million won for the runner-up. On the 25th, the last round of 16 match between Byeon Sang-il and Ahn Seong-jun will follow.

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