The Second Half of the KB Baduk League Begins on the 15th

The Second Half of the KB Baduk League Begins on the 15th, A Turning Point in Wonik’s Dominance

The point difference between the 3rd to 8th place teams is only 3 points… Unknown PS competition

The KB Baduk League, now in its 20th season, has reached its halfway point in the heat and begins the second half of the league this week.

The 2023-2024 KB Kookmin Bank Baduk League ended the first half last weekend with Wonik taking the sole lead with Pajuk’s 7th consecutive win.

Wonik, led by 9th dan Park Jeong-hwan, won 3-1 in the 7th round match against Korea Price Information held at the Hankook Kiwon Baduk TV Studio in Majang-ro, Seongdong-gu on the 10th.

Wonik, which finished the first half undefeated, secured 19 points, comfortably beating second place Ulsan Korea Zinc (13 points) and racing to first place. 카지노사이트킹

As Wonik is the first team to achieve undefeated in the first half of the KB Baduk League since Jeongkwanjang Hwang Jindan (currently Jeonggwanjang Cheonnok) in the 2017 season.

Wonik, aiming to advance directly to the championship, will face 5th place Kixx (9 points), led by 9th dan Shin Jin-seo, on the 15th in the 8th round, the first match of the second half.

2nd place Korea Zinc will face 6th place Baduk Mecca Uijeongbu (8 points) on the 16th.

Uijeongbu suffered 5 consecutive losses in the beginning, but has lifted the team spirit by winning 2 consecutive wins in the 6th and 7th rounds.

On the 17th, the 7th and 8th place teams, Mahan’s Heart Yeongam and Jeonggwan Jang Cheonnok, will battle to get out of last place, and on the 18th, the 3rd and 4th place teams, Korea Price Information and Beautiful Hapcheon, will compete for rankings.

This year’s KB Baduk League has reached a turning point, but the difference in points from 3rd to 8th place is only 3 points, so it is not yet possible to predict which team will advance to the postseason (PS).

Since even the lowest-ranked team still has a chance to advance to the postseason, each game in the second half is expected to be a bloody all-out battle.

In the KB Baduk League, which is a double league with a total of 14 rounds, the top four teams in the regular league participate in the postseason and the final winner is determined using a step ladder method.

In the regular league, rankings are determined by points. A 4-0 or 3-1 win earns 3 points, and if the game is decided 3-2, the winning team gets 2 points and the losing team gets 1 point.

The postseason prize money is 250 million won for the winner, 100 million won for the runner-up, 60 million won for the third place, and 30 million won for the fourth place.

The winning team in the regular league receives 14 million won, and the losing team receives 7 million won.

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