2023 IBK Industrial Bank of Korea Women’s Baduk Masters Round of 16
Choi Jeong and Kim Eun-ji, respectively, won by Yoo Joo-hyun and
Jo Seung-ah (Hangame Baduk = Reporter Han Chang-gyu) Kim Eun-ji토토사이트, 5-dan, defeated Cho Seung-ah, 6-dan, who was on a 13-game winning streak. This is the contrast that took place in the round of 16 of the 2023 IBK Industrial Bank Women’s Baduk Masters held at the Baduk TV studio on the afternoon of the 13th.
9th Dan Choi, the first winner of the IBK Industrial Bank of Korea Cup, was greeted by Juhyeon Yoo, 2nd Dan, who made his first round, and formed a master on the left side, disinheriting in 2 hours and 25 minutes and 164 moves. 1 win in the women’s league in 2021 and 1 win in the women’s league in 2022, the opponent’s record is 3 wins.
Choi Jeong, 9th Dan, who suffered 7 consecutive losses, the most consecutive losses since joining this year, has been winning 10 consecutive games since May 18th. It contains 4 wins against Kang Dong-yoon 9 dan, Park Young-hun 9 dan, Kim Jin-hui 6 dan, and Shin Min-jun 9 dan.
The 9th Dan Choi, who had a win rate of less than 50% in the first half of the year, is expected to significantly improve in the second half of the year when various women’s games, including the opening of the Women’s Baduk League, are actively held.
Choi Jeong, 9th Dan, said, “When I was in a slump, I wanted to rest a lot.” He said, “I think I overcame it fortunately after I had no choice but to keep playing because there were still matches. I think it’s important to rest well.”
In the final game of the round of 16 that followed, Kim Eun-ji, 3rd in the women’s rankings, defeated Cho Seung-ah, 6th, in a come-from-behind victory (2 hours 43 minutes, 194 moves, no succession). It was driven to the brink of defeat, but it turned around. Cho Seung-ah, 6th Dan, ended the 13-game winning streak that started on April 20 (excluding records from the Knights Society League, which are not reflected in the tally).
With Choi Jeong 9th dan and Kim Eunji 5th dan joining, the quarterfinal bracket was completed. Choi Jeong-Lea-Kyung (0:0), Kim Chae-Young-Kim Yun-Young (11:4), Kim Eun-Ji-Park Tae-Hee (1:0), Oh Yu-Jin-Kim Joo-A (2:0, opponents in parentheses) compete for the ticket to the semifinals. It is the quarterfinals with the 1st to 4th places in the women’s rankings.
The quarterfinals will be held one by one from the 28th at the Go TV studio to the broadcasting powerhouse. 55 players participated in the preliminaries, round of 16 finals tournament (4 seeds and 12 qualifiers), and the 3rd final, and the prize money for this tournament is 30 million won for the winner and 12 million won for the runner-up.