Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Cho U Rewrote the History

Cho U sets new records when he hit 700 wins milestone.

Cho's victory over Takemiya Masaki in the Honinbo League on 17 December was the 700th victory of his career. Cho is the 36th player to reach this landmark, but he rewrote the record book. At 29 years ten months, he is the youngest player to reach this landmark and also the quickest (15 years eight months) and has the highest winning percentage (73.4%). His tally was 700 wins, 254 losses, 1 jigo.