‘My opponent is you!’
On the 2nd, a match nomination ceremony was held for the 4th Sawfalcosanol Best Knight Match at K Baduk in Pangyo, Seongnam City. The nomination ceremony was attended by Yang Jae-ho, Secretary-General of the Korea Foundation, and other officials including finalists.
Daejin nominations were made in a way that the players participating in the finals pointed out the opponent they wanted.
Round 1 was held in reverse order of ranking. Lee Chang-seok, 9th dan, pointed out against Park Jeong-hwan, 9th dan. Park Jin-seok, 9th Dan, Byeon Sang-il, 9th Dan, Park Min-gyu, Park Geon-ho, 6th Dan, and Choi Jeong, 9th Dan, Won Seong-jin, 9th Dan.
The second round was held in order of ranking, with Byun Sang-il pointing to Huvan, Park Jeong-hwan to Shin Min-joon 9th Dan, Park Gun-ho to Won Seong-jin, Choi Jeong to Lee Chang-seok to 9th Dan, and Park Min-gyu to Park Jin-sol to 9th Dan메이저놀이터 .
However, in the end, Won Seong-jin, who was unable to point out both the first and second rounds, used the match change right to face Byeon Sang-il in the second round. Shin Min-jun also changed his second round opponent from Park Jung-hwan to Park Jin-sol.
Byeon Sang-il, who was ranked the highest among the finalists, said, “I won 7 wins in the first half, but I couldn’t make it to the finals. This time, I will prepare well with the goal of winning 8 to win the challenge.”
In addition, Choi Jeong-eun, who joined as a sponsor seed, threw a determination to “create a sensation as much as I received the seed, and once again make a big topic in the Go world.” In addition, Park Jeong-hwan, the runner-up in the 1st and 2nd seasons, said, “I’m looking forward to all the members of the finals because they are completely strong. I will do my best for an interesting match.”
In this event, 159 professional players belonging to the Korea Kiwon competed in the first qualifying round held in December last year, and only 28 of them advanced to the second qualifying round. In the 2nd preliminary round, Seongjin Won, Jinsol Park, Minkyu Park, and Kunho Park advanced to the final after a round of 16 tournament with the 9 finalists.
In the main round, 4 contestants who passed the preliminaries, 4 seeds for the previous tournament (Minjun Shin, Sangil Byeon, Jeonghwan Park, Changseok Lee 9p), and Choi Jeong, who was seeded by the sponsor, will hold a full league to determine the challenger who will stop the “defending champion” Jinseo Shin, 9th dan. do.
The prize money for the winner of this tournament is 70 million won, and the runner-up prize money is 20 million won.