Kong will now challenge last year’s Mingren title holder, Jiang Weijie 5p for the 24th Mingren title.
The finals will start on October 21, 2011 and be played as a best of 5 matches.
Game record: Li Zhe vs Kong Jie
18th Agon Cup
Meanwhile in Japan, on October 1, 2011, Iyama Yuta 9p defeated Yamashita Keigo 9p to win the 18th Agon Cup.
Iyama and Yamashita must be getting tired of seeing one another by now. They are also playing each other in the 36th Meijin title matches, the next of which will be played on October 5 and 6, 2011.
Game record: Iyama Yuta vs Yamashita Keigo