Park won the 1st game of the final, and was aiming to make his come back as Chunwon title holder by winning this game.
Park Junghwan’s currently ranked #1 in Korea, and he’s on a 13 game winning streak at the moment. He won the 14th Chunwon in 2009, defeating Kim Jiseok 9p in the final, and this year Park defeated Kim Jiseok once again, in the semifinal.
On the other hand, Choi Cheolhan’s currently ranked #4 in Korea and he’s already won the Chunwon four times. Last year, he was defeated by Park Younghun 9p in the final, but he defeated him in the semifinal this year.
Their head to head record before this game was 9-4 in Park’s favor, so Choi needs to find Park’s weaknesses on the board.
The time limit in the Chunwon is 1 hour and 3 x 40 seconds byo-yomi each.
Let’s have a look at the game!