96-year-old Sugiuchi wins again

○●… Seol Hyeon-jun, GS Caltex Cup’s first round of 16

Seol Hyeon-jun, 8th dan, advanced to the round of 16 of the 28th GS Caltex Cup Pro Tournament. In the round of 24 held at the Baduk TV studio on the afternoon of the 13th, Heo Young-rak was hit by 3rd dan and was discontinued after 156 moves. He also paid for his defeat in the preliminaries of the reworked Sawfalcosanol Grand Final.

‘Hard Puncher’ Seol Hyeon-jun, 8th dan, is the 5th GS Caltex Cup finalist, following the 22nd and 25th~27th rounds. I shook off the disappointment of losing in the round of 24 in all four previous rounds and reported my first round of 16.

In the round of 16, he faces 2nd place ranking Park Jung-hwan, 9th Dan, who is also the winner of the 16th tournament. The match record is 1 win and 2 losses. Heo Young-rak, 3rd dan, finished the first stage of the GS Caltex Cup finals with a score of 24.

The prize money of the 28th GS Caltex Cup, which competes for the championship in the preliminary round with 302 participants, the round of 24 final tournament with 5 seeds, and the final 5th, is 70 million won for the championship and 30 million won for the runner-up. The holder of the title is Shin Jin-seo, 9th Dan, who achieved 5 consecutive victories for the first time in the history of championship games.

○●… 7 consecutive victories over Myung-Hoon Kim and Ji-Hyun Lee

On the afternoon of the 13th, Myung-Hoon Kim, 9th Dan, defeated Ji-Hyun Lee, 9th Dan, and joined the quarterfinals in the round of 16 match of the 6th Yongseong Match held at the Baduk TV studio on the afternoon of the 13th. At the reunion after a year or so, 9th dan Kim Myung-hoon stood on the upper hand in a fierce battle in the middle and was discontinued after 194 moves.

Their opponent record is 7 wins out of 7 matches. Kim Myung-hoon, 9th Dan, proved again that he was the natural enemy of Lee Ji-hyeon, 9th Dan. In the April ranking, Kim Myung-hoon was 6th and Lee Ji-hyun was 16th. In the quarterfinals, they will face off against the winner of Shin Jin-seo and Hong Seong-ji. Ranking 1st Shin Jin-seo, 9-dan, had 3 wins and 7 losses, and 12th place, Hong Seong-ji, 9-dan, had 2 wins and 1 loss.

Yongseongjeon main line has been changed from the 32nd round system to the 16th round system. The prize money sponsored by Japan’s Go channel is 30 million won for the championship and 12 million won for the runner-up. In the meantime메이저사이트, 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.

○●… Kim Eun-ji and Jeong Yu-jin, representative selection final

16-year-old Kim Eun-ji 5th dan and 17-year-old Jeong Yu-jin 3rd dan compete for the right to participate in the 6th Oh Cheong-Won Cup World Women’s Baduk Championship. Among the players participating in the preliminary round, Kim Eun-ji is the highest ranker and Jeong Yu-jin is the lowest ranker. The opponent record is 5 wins and 1 loss based on Kim Eun-ji. The finals of the preliminary round will be held on the 14th.

On the 13th, in the semi-finals of the selection match held in the Korea Kiwon main competition room, Kim Eun-ji, 5th dan, left 2 and a half after 300 moves to her same age, Kim Min-seo, 2nd dan. 2nd match win. Jeong Yoo-jin, 3rd dan, was disinherited from Cho Seung-ah, 6th dan, after 182 moves. The opponent record is 3 wins and 5 losses.

The finals, in which 24 players compete for the championship, will open online on June 9th. As the Korean representative, former champion Yujin Oh (9p), ranking seeds Choi Jeong (9p) and Kim Chaeyoung (7p), and Sangbigun seed Kim Kyung-eun (3p) will compete together. The winning prize is 500,000 yuan (about 96 million won).

○●… Sugiuchi, 96-year-old

Kazuko Sugiuchi, 8th Dan (96), the world’s oldest active professional golfer, set a new record for the oldest female player to win. Sugiuchi 8th Dan won 3 and a half wins over Yokoda Hinano Chodan (20) in the 62nd 10dan preliminary round held at Nippon Kien on the 13th.

Born on March 6, 1927, Kazuko Sugiuchi is 96 years old, 1 month and 7 days old at the time of victory. She is on her way to breaking her record with three wins (and two losses) this year alone. She also holds the record for her largest win by age, with her Yokoda Hinano chodan being a knight 76 years younger than her sire.

Her world record for oldest win is her age of 96 years, 10 months and 4 days, which was held in August 2017 by her husband Masao Sugiuchi, 9th Dan (died in November 2017). The oldest Seungri in Korea is held by Choi Chang-won, 6th Dan (86), who is also the oldest active driver. In May 2022, he won at the age of 84 years, 9 months and 13 days after being beaten by Jung Dong-sik 6th in the preliminaries for the Jiji Auction Cup.


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