[2023 Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance World Baduk Masters] Shin Jin-seo, Shin Min-joon, and Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance will join the round of 16
Korean No. 1 Shin Shin-seo 9 dan and Shin Min-joon 9 join the Samsung Flower Farming Round of 16.
On the second day of the round of 32 at the Samsung Fire Global Campus in Goyang-si, Gyeonggi-do, on Sunday, Shin Shin-seo 9 reached the round of 16 after defeating Wang Xinghao 9 of China in 188 moves.
Shin Min-joon 9th played a sibling battle against Lee Chang-ho 9th and was down in the middlegame, but survived a cliffhanger to win a hundred and a half moves in 297 moves and become the last remaining player to qualify for the round of 16.토토사이트
On the other hand, Byun Sang-il 9th dan, who also played on the day, faced China’s No. 1-ranked Gu Zhihao 9th dan and took the lead in the second half of the game, but fell back and forth in the endgame, losing a hundred and a half moves in 272 moves and failing to advance to the round of 16. Hong Sung-ji, Kim Jung-hyun, and Ahn Sung-joon 9 dan and Kang Woo-hyuk 7 dan lost to China’s Ding Hao, Xu Ziyang, Tanshao, and Lian Hsiao 9 dan, respectively, while Han Dong-ki 7 dan lost to Taiwanese representative Hsiu Hao-hung 9 dan in 127 moves and was eliminated from the round of 32.
Combining the results of today’s matches with the first day of the Round of 32 on Saturday, Korea has eight players in the Round of 16, including Shin Shin-seo 9 dan, Shin Min-joon, Park Jung-hwan, Kim Myung-hoon, Kang Dong-yoon, Han Woong-kyu 9 dan, and Kim Nuri, Kim Seung-jin 4 dan. China had seven players make it through to the round of 32, including Guo Zhihao 9th dan and She-Hsueh Hao, Huang Yun-Sheng, Lian-Hsiao, Ding-Hao, Tan-Hsiao, and Xu Ziyang 9th dan, with the lone player from Taiwan, Xu Hao-Hung 9th dan, continuing his challenge. Japan, with four players, and the European Union representative, who joined as a wildcard, were both eliminated in the round of 32.
After the round of 32, the draw for the round of 16 took place. On the 19th, Shin Shin-seo 9 will face Hsieh Hao-hung 9 of Chinese Taipei, whom he defeated in the individual competition at the Hangzhou Asian Games, while Kang Dong-yoon 9 will play Xu Ziyang 9, Shin Min-joon 9 will play Gu Zhihao 9, and Kim Seung-jin 4 will play Ding Hao 9 in the quarterfinals. On the 20th, it will be all Sino-Korean matches, with Kim Myung-hoon 9-rated against Huang Yun-sung 9-rated, Kim Nuri 4-rated against Lian Xiao 9-rated, Park Jung-hwan 9-rated against Tan Xiao 9-rated, and Han Woong-kyu 9-rated against Sheng Hao 9-rated.
The 2023 Samsung Fire & Marine World Go Masters will continue with the round of 16 on the 19th and 20th to determine the quarterfinalists. Sponsored by Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance and organized by JoongAng Ilbo, the 2023 Samsung Flower Farming World Go Masters will have a prize pool of 300 million won for the winner and 100 million won for the runner-up. The time limit is two hours and five one-minute readings.