Friday, January 29, 2010

Rui Balanced the Sheet

After losing the first game of the 3 game series at Female Myeongin title match, Rui Naiwei the title holder won the second gam by resignation.

Rui Naiwei

The game went very well for Rui, as she occupied 3 corners in the early game, but she had one unsettled group in the upper board. Cho Hyeyeon aggressively attacked the group. Rui didn't settle it as soon as possible, but she attacked Cho's corner first, before defending the group back.

Cho Hyeyeon

Cho Hyeyeon resigned after 239 moves. With this, Rui got the chance to defend her title.

Rui's victory

The game was aired live on TV!