An ChoYoung [kr] wins the third game and the 14th BC Card Cup
title against 17 year old challenger Lee YeongKu [kr].
Lee ChangHo ("the first win against Rui in 8 years", 2-5 overall score now)
advances to the semi-final of the 23rd KBS Wang by beating Rui Naiwei.
The following players qualified for the semi-finals of the 5th Ing Cup:
Chang Hao [cn], Song TaeKon [kr], Peng Quan [cn] and Choi CheolHan [kr].
In a very short game An ChoYoung [kr] evens the score in the
14th BC Card Cup title match against 17 year old challenger
Lee YeongKu [kr].
Korea-China: 1-1, China-Japan: 1-1, Japan-Korea: 0-2 is the score
in the prestigeous Ing Cup tournament. Further successes for China
and Taiwan beating the USA and European representatives respectively.
Wu Shuhao [cn], 12 years old amateur 5 dan qualified for the
17th Mingren preliminary tournament through an internet tournament.
Then he went on to beat Zhou Bo,5p, Liu Jing,8p and Wang Yao,5p
and is now in the 2nd round of the final knockout tournament.
Challenger Choi CheolHan [kr] takes the fourth game and also
the title from Lee ChangHo [kr]. Choi beat Lee earlier this year
in the Guksu title match and now has three titles: Kisung, Guksu
O Rissei [jp] confidently kept his Judan title by also
taking the fourth game from challenger Cho U [jp]. An
interesting opening produced inspiring study material.
After two rounds in the finals of the
17th Fujitsu Cup the balance is:
Korea: 5, Japan: 2 and Taiwan: 1. Surprisingly, none of the
promising Chinese players succeeded in reaching the quarter-finals
which will be played in June.
O Rissei [jp] title-holder of the 42nd Judan title takes the lead
again against challenger Cho U [jp] who now faces kadoban (losing
another game would lose the match).
The 17 year old Lee YeongKu [kr] takes the lead in the best of three
14th BC Card Cup title match against An ChoYoung [kr].
Title holder Lee ChangHo [kr] facing kadoban in the 15th Kisung
after losing the 3rd game against challenger Choi CheolHan [kr].
Yoda Norimoto [jp] beats Mimura Tomoyasu [jp] in the 59th
Honinbo league play-off and becomes challenger of Cho U,
title-holder (see agenda).
Lee ChangHo [kr] wins his 16th world title by beating
Mok JinSeok [kr] in the final of the 8th LG Cup.
Just in case you're wondering which titles Lee ChangHo won
over the years, an overview is shown in the legend.
Check the international tournament overview or
biography (and especially his
for further details.
|LG cup ||4|
|Ing cup ||1|
|Toyota Denso ||1|