Artem vs In-Seong - the winner takes it all
We'd like to present
you a game from Shusaku Cup 2012 which is being hold in Romania. In the
4th round of the tournament Artem Kachanovsky 7d faced In-Seong Hwang 8d,
a former insei from Korea who is currently living in Europe. Before this round
both players had 3 wins and the winner of this game would become a sole
leader in the tournament.
The game was
broadcast on KGS by Eurogotv and attracted a lot of viewers, there were more
than 500 people watching the game. Both players have similar style: solid,
thick and prefer peaceful games. Such kind of games are usually decided in yose. As
you may know In-Seong (crowis on KGS) was a teacher in Insei League for several
months and played a lot of simultaneous games. Even if he was behind in the
middle game, he would always fight for every point in yose and could always
narrow the gap in points or even take the lead. This game was played by a
similar scenario; In Seong won the game in yose. MilanMilan 9d who was watching
the game said that Artem lost around 4-5 points in the end game.
MilanMilan [9d]: artem doesn't show his best on yose
MilanMilan [9d]: he lost 4-5pts in yose
After this game, In
Seong is leading in the tournament with 4 wins. On the second place Andriy Kravec 5d (Wichmaster 7d on KGS), who rather unexpectedly
defeated Oh Lluis 6d, a strong player from Korea. There are still 2 more
rounds, don't miss your chance to watch the games.
Full table of the
tournament can be found here.