Han Woo-jin, the rookie of the year, defeated the first champ

In the preliminary round of the 6th Yongseongjeon,
5 players went to the finals in the first round

(Hangame Baduk = Reporter Han Chang-gyu)스포츠토토 In the preliminary round, 11 players in the general group, 1 player in the senior group, and 1 player in the women’s group were selected, and 5 knights took the tickets to the finals first. did. These are the final winners of the 6th Yongseongjeon preliminaries held on the 24th at the Korea Kiwon Convention Hall.

The players who succeeded in advancing to the finals were Myunghoon Kim 9p (7th in the March rankings) in the general group, Hyeonjun Seol 8p (15th), Yeonggu Lee 9p (22nd), Woojin Han (7th) and Changhyeok Yoo (90th in the senior group). stomach). 5 regular and 1 women’s group will be decided later.

Yongseongjeon finals were changed from the previous round of 32 tournament to a round of 16 tournament starting this season. As a result, the competition to occupy the final ticket has become more intense.

In the previous competition, 27 out of 215 were selected, and in this competition, 11 out of 216 are being selected. The overall average competition rate has risen significantly from 8:1 in the previous year to 20:1 this year.

The 11 people who passed the preliminaries will compete for the championship in the main race along with the 5 people who go directly to the seed. The seeds are Shin Jin-seo 9 dan and Kang Dong-yoon 9 dan who competed in the first quarter finals, Park Jeong-hwan 9 dan who received the ranking seed, and Byeon Sang-il 9 dan who received the national seed. Here, one person joins as a wild card.

The prize money for the 6th Yongseongjeon sponsored by Japan’s Go channel is 30 million won for the winner and 12 million won for the runner-up. In the meantime, Kim Ji-seok 9 dan, Park Jung-hwan 9 dan, Shin Jin-seo 9 dan, Shin Jin-seo 9 dan, and Shin Jin-seo 9 dan won the championship.

☞ The 6th Yongseongjeon Preliminary Match and Results

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