Byun Sang-il 9-dan made it to the quarterfinals. On the afternoon of the 25th, Byun Sang-il 9-dan defeated Ahn Ahn 9-dan in the last game of the round of 16 at the 28th GS Caltex Bar Professional Championship at the Go TV studio.
The two knights, six years apart in age, have never met. It was their second meeting since Ahn won the 2016 Nongshim Shin Ramyun Qualifier. 먹튀검증 It was a reunion after six years and 10 months. Despite being top-ranked players, they hadn’t had a chance to meet.
The battle over hemp was intense. When Ahn Ahn-joon 9th dan was putting on the pressure, it looked like it was going to happen, but Byun Sang-il 9th dan survived. It was a hemp immortality, and that was the end. 2 hours and 20 minutes and 168 moves later.
Afterward, Byeonsang-il 9th Dan said, “I thought it was fine at first. I thought I could survive, but I didn’t play well. I made a lot of mistakes, so it was dangerous, but I was lucky to survive.” In the May ranking, Byun Sang-il was ranked 3rd and Ahn Ahnjun was ranked 7th.
In GS Caltex, Byun Sang-il was the runner-up in the electricity and electricity competition. In the 26th season, he won eight straight games from the qualifiers to the first round of the final, but lost 2-3 to Shin Shin-seo in the five-game final. In the 27th season, he was also on a winning streak, but lost 0-3 to Shin Shin-seo 9 in game 5 of the final.
That’s not all. In the quarterfinals of the 25th edition, and in the quarterfinals of the 24th edition, Byun Sang-il 9th dan’s path was blocked by Shin Shin-seo 9th dan. Shin Shin-seo 9 was also the “death knell” for Byeonsang-il 9 in the GS Caltex.
This time, there is no Shin Xin Seo 9 in front of Byeonsang-il 9. This is because Baek Hong-seok 9-dan defeated Shin Shin-seo 9-dan in the previous round of 16 match. It was an unexpected turn of events that put the brakes on Shin Shin-seo’s streak of five consecutive championships at the GS Caltex, and his 29-game winning streak at home and abroad.
In the quarterfinals, he will face the eighth-ranked Won Sung-jin 9 dan. Byun Sang-il leads the head-to-head with 10 wins and 3 losses. The prize money for the 28th GS Caltex Bar, which consists of a preliminary round with 302 participants, a round of 24 main tournament with five seeds, and five final rounds, is 70 million won for the winner and 30 million won for the runner-up. The quarterfinals will begin on the 26th against Baek Hong-seok and Park Jin-sol.