Shin Shin-seo wins 7 titles, reclaims Myeong-in… 1.47 billion won, the largest prize pool in history

South Korean Go player Shin Shin-seo, 23, has won the title of master for the first time in two years.

Shin Shin-seo defeated Byun Sang-il, 26, 9th dan in 231 moves in the second game of the third round of the 46th SG Bar Hankook Ilbo Masters Final at the K-Baduk Studio in Pangyo-ro, Bundang-gu, Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do, on Saturday.

With a 2-0 overall record, Shin won the title.

Shin Shin-seo, who returned to the world championship after a two-year hiatus, has won seven domestic and international titles.

With the 70 million won in prize money for his victory, Shin Shin-seo has accumulated 1.471 billion won in prize money this year, surpassing his previous record of 1.4495 billion won.

With black on the board, Shin Shin-seo kept the game tense until the middlegame, when he gained the upper hand in a left-handed battle.

Afterward, Byun Sang-il made a dogged pursuit, but Shin never let up and maintained his advantage until the end to secure the victory.

With his 12th consecutive victory over Byun Sang-il, Shin now leads their career head-to-head record 34-7.

Shin and Byun will also compete for the title at the LG Boat Finals next January.

The Myeonginjeon, the longest-running Korean chess tournament, has only granted the title of “master” to 11 knights.

Lee Chang-ho has won the title 13 times, followed by Cho Hoon-hyun 12 times, Seo Bong-soo 7 times, Lee Sedol 4 times, and Park Young-hoon 3 times.

Cho Nam-cheol and Kim In won twice, followed by Shin Shin-seo and Choi Chul-han-Shin Min-joon once.

The championship prize is 70 million won and the runner-up prize is 25 million won.

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