For the second year in a row, 9th dan Han-seung Cho became the championship guardian of the men’s team.
As the final player for the men’s team, Cho Han-seung defeated Choi Jeong 9-dan, the final player for the women’s team, to win the Jiji Auction Gentlemen vs. Ladies match.
Cho Han-seung defeated Choi Jeong 9-dan in 226 moves in the main round of 23 countries of the 17th Jiji Auction Ship Gentlemen’s vs. Ladies’ Series at the Korea Origin Go TV studio in Seongdong-gu, Seoul on the 13th. The final score was 12-11 in favor of the gentlemen’s team for the second consecutive year. Last year, Cho Han-seung also led the Gentlemen’s team to the title with a semifinal victory over Choi Jung in the final game.
This was the eighth title for the men’s team, while the women’s team swallowed their second consecutive loss, but still lead with nine titles.
“I actually didn’t have high expectations, but I’m glad we won, and I think there are a lot of people who support the men’s team because they’re at a disadvantage year after year, and I think that’s why we were able to win,” said Cho Han-seung, who joined the tournament as a sponsor seed after last year.
The tournament features 12 men’s and 바카라 12 women’s knights over the age of 40 (knights born before 1983), and the winner is determined by a series of victories.
In the tournament, which began in June, the first runner of the gentlemen’s team, Lee Jung-woo, won six straight games, the ladies’ team, Kim Chae-young, won five straight games, and the gentlemen’s team, Ahn Jo-young, won three straight games to take a 10-6 lead. However, Kim Eun-ji won two straight games and Choi Jung won three straight games to tie the score at 11-11.
The winning men’s team will receive 120 million won, with 2 million won for three consecutive wins and an additional 1 million won for each additional win.