MOON MIN-JONG HOLDS OFF KIM KI-EUN IN GO FINAL TO WIN LEE BUNG-BAE TITLE
Moon Min-jong (20), a 6-dan, has won the fourth Lee Bung-bae Newcomer’s Championship .Moon Min-jong (20) defeated Kim Ki-eon (16) by 224 moves in the final of the tournament at the Korea Origin Go TV Studio in Mazang-ro, Seongdong-gu, on 18 April .Moon Min-jong, who was runner-up to Lee Bung-bae in the first edition of the tournament in 2020, sneaked into this year’s tournament at the last possible age .Only 64 new knights, including those who joined the ranks after 2020, are eligible to compete. Moon Min-jong, who joined the team in 2017, won the Ha Chan-seok Noodle Cup the following year, and in 2020, he beat the Chinese powerhouse at the Globis Cup World Go U-20 to reach the top. “It was difficult until the middle of the game, but I think I finished well,” said Moon Min-jong, 6th dan. “I didn’t expect much from the qualifiers because the content of the game was not good, but the result was good. “Moon was promoted to seventh dan according to the Korean Origin Promotion Rules. The runner-up, Kim Ki-eon, is a native of Jilin Province, China, who moved to Korea with his family to study go at the age of 10 and became a professional knight through the 2022 Gifted Entry Competition. After defeating a string of strong opponents in the qualifiers, Kim made a splash in the semi-finals, defeating Kwon Hyo-jin 6-dan in a blowout .However, he was unable to overcome the barrier of Moon Min-jong in the final and his dreams of winning his first title were dashed .Lee Bung-bae took home 10 million won for the win and 5 million won for the runner-up. The time limit is 카지노사이트 cumulative, with 30 minutes for each player plus 30 seconds of extra time.