Li Xuan-hao, who plays baduk so well, is chasing, but Shin Jin-seo’s 9th-dan momentum remains unchanged. It is the same in Korea.
Shin Jin-seo, 9th Dan, took first place in the rankings in February as well, keeping the top spot for 3 years and 2 months (38 months) in a row.
Last January, Shin Jin-seo, 9th Dan, broke the record for the most consecutive wins in a single game in Korea with 35 consecutive wins in the KB Baduk League (March 27, 2021 to January 31, 2023), and also reached the final of the 41st KBS Baduk King. worked all over the place.
Ranking points reached 10,390 points, up 16 points from last month. Park Jeong-hwan, 9th Dan, who came in second, rose by 8 points (9935 as of February), and compensation day, 9th Dan, who fell to third place, fell by 23 points (9933 as of February), which was an overwhelming increase.
Although the winning streak of Shin 9th Dan, who lost to Won Seongjin 9th Dan in the forced march of three times a day, stopped at ’36 안전놀이터‘, in other words, three times a day matchup (Quarterfinals of Go King, Byeon Sangil 9th Dan/KB Baduk League regular season) , Park Min-gyu, 8th Dan), there was no way to subdue Shin Jin-seo.
Meanwhile, Park Jeong-hwan, 9th dan, who lost 2nd place to 9th dan Byeon Sang-il, succeeded in recapturing the 2nd place. Park Jung-hwan, who added 8 points to his ranking by recording 7 wins and 2 losses in the month of January, rose to second place for the first time in five months since October of last year.
Byeon Sang-il, 9th dan, fell one notch to 3rd place, and Kang Dong-yoon, 9th dan, remained in 4th place without any change in ranking. Shin Min-jun, 9th place, rose one place to 5th place, and Lee Dong-hun, 9th place, fell one place to 6th place. Won Seong-jin, 9th dan, and Park Geon-ho, 6th dan, reversed their positions to be ranked 7th and 8th, respectively, Kim Myung-hun, 9th, rose one place to 9th, and Kim Ji-seok, 9th, rose two places to 10th.
Within the top 100, Yoo Oh-seong, 7th Dan, showed the biggest rise. Yu Oh-seong, 7th Dan, who has won 6 consecutive victories since January 17th and continues his undefeated streak in the new year, earned 101 points in the rankings and rose 22 places to 45th.
Among the female players, Choi Jeong, 9th dan, the main character of the ‘first final of the men’s and women’s division’s combined mechanism, jumped one step further to 13th place, breaking the highest individual ranking record again following last month. In addition, Kim Chae-young, 7th grade, fell 3 places to 78th, and Kim Eun-ji, 5th grade, fell 10 places to 92nd.
The Korean article ranking, which announced up to 100th place using the rating system from January 2009, introduced and announced a revised ranking system from February 2020. The weight of 12 steps was reduced to 4 steps, and the number of players based on entry into the official ranking of new players was changed from 50 countries to 30 countries. Articles without a match record for more than one year are excluded from the ranking rankings, and the ranking is determined based on the last match score when returning.
In addition, according to the decision of the professional article committee, the ranking of all professional articles will be announced from August 2022, unlike before, where only the 100th place in the ranking and the 10th place in the women’s ranking were announced.