Lee Sedol and Park Junghwan
Lee Sedol (#2 in Korea) to face Park Junghwan (#1 Korea) in the 43rd Myeongin.
Meanwhile, Park Junghwan defeated Yun Junsang 9p, Kim Hyunchan 4p and Hong Seongji 9p to continue his run.
Lee Sedol won the Myeongin title in 2007, 2008 and 2012, and he was aiming for his 4th title in this final.
On the other hand, this was Park Junghwan’s first challenge of Myeongin in his career.
Lee and Park also played in the final of 34th KBS Cup in January 2016, between this Myeongin final, and Park defeated Lee by 2-1.
Nevertheless, their head to head record to date was 16-10 in Lee’s favor, and Park really wanted to overcome his natural enemy in this final.
In this final, Lee won first two games of the best five match, and Park won game 3.
The score was still 2-1 in Lee’s favor, but Park was aiming for the reverse sweep.
Let’s have a look at the 4th game of the 43rd Myeongin final.
Commented game record
Lee Sedol (Black) vs Park Junghwan