Shin Shin-seo 9 takes a step closer to winning the inaugural Quzhou Lanker Cup. 메이저놀이터
On Thursday, Shin Shin-seo defeated Gu Zhihao of China in Game 1 of the Final 3 of the inaugural Quzhou Lanker Bar World Go Open at the Quzhou International Go Cultural Exchange Center in Quzhou, Zhejiang Province, China, in 164 moves.
With the white pieces in hand, Xin Xinxue scored on the bottom move to take an early lead, and then continued to push forward in the middlegame before Guo Zhihao’s protest.
With the win, the Xinxin 9th Dan improved its head-to-head record against the Guzhihao 9th Dan to 7-4. This year’s record is 60 wins and 5 losses, with a winning percentage of 92.3%.
After taking the lead in the first round of the competition, Xinxin 9 needs just one more win to claim its first Lanker Cup title. Their quest for an eighth world title will continue on Saturday in the second game at the same venue. In the event of a 1-1 tie in the second game, the winner will be decided in the final game on Sunday.
“I won the first game, but I won with white, so I think this is the real battle. I’ll be playing black in the second game, but I’ve prepared a lot, so I’ll finish in the second game and go home.”
The first prize of the inaugural Quzhou Lankerbae World Go Open is 1.8 million yuan (about $345 million), and the runner-up prize is 600,000 yuan (about $115 million). Under Chinese Go rules, the prize pool is seven and a half moves, and the time limit is two hours and five one-minute second readings.