2022-2023 KB League (Nanga 10R 1G)
Treasure Island Elite, 3-2 to Com2Stagem

(Hangame Baduk = Reporter Han Chang-gyu) Com2uStygem, which was trying to confirm its postseason advance with a big win, became uncertain due to shocking results.

On the evening of the 17th, in the 20th week, the last week of the 2022-2023 KB Kookmin Bank Baduk League, held at the Baduk TV studio, Treasure Island Elite defeated Com2us Time Gem 3-2 in the 20th week 1 game (Nanga League 10 round 1 game).

If Treasure Island Elite leads, the trend of Com2uStygem catching up continues to the 4th station, and the two teams facing each other 2-2 eventually decided to win or lose with an ace match.

In the team’s final game, Treasure Island Elite paid back a 1-3 loss in the first half with a 3-2 victory against Com2Stagem.

The final runners were 4th pick Lai Jun-fu 8th dan and 2nd pick Park Geon-ho 7th dan. Lai Jun-Fu suffered only 5 losses in the season, including a time loss in the previous regular match, and Park Gun-ho, who returned from the Nanga Cup semifinals in China, added 1 win in the regular match and recorded the most individual wins in the season, the ace of Com2TyGem.

Lai Jun-fu 8th dan handed over to Park Geon-ho 7th dan in the ace match that ended with the sound of the midnight bell. Park Geon-ho, who was struggling exceptionally, made the review room agitated for a while as the opportunity to turn around in the mid-to-late half came, but he could not follow the correct course.

Lai Junfu’s first victory of the season. On the other hand, Park Geon-ho, 7th Dan, had his first loss after winning 3 ace matches. Com2ustygem was a thunderbolt from the blue sky. The loss of Choi Jae-young, 7th Dan (10-5), who had been doing well throughout the season, was also painful.

Treasure Island’s elite players are sharing their joy after the game.

Com2Stygem, who added 1 point to 24 points, moved up to 2nd place provisionally, but is uneasy. In the confrontation between Celltrion (24 points) and POSCO Future M (24 points) held on the 18th, if the points are shared, Com2Stagem will be eliminated. Also, the situation of Kicks (22 points), which is currently in 5th place, needs to be watched.

A miraculous path opened up for Kicks, who was on the verge of being eliminated even though he had the absolute strongest Shin Jin-seo with 9th Dan. Previously, Kicks was mortally wounded in a 1-3 defeat to Treasure Island Elite.

With Treasure Island Elite capturing Com2ustygem, Kicks can advance on its own according to the results of the final match against Korea Price Information. Kicks-Korea Price Information will face off on the evening of the 19th with a game to close all schedules of the regular league. The match was Shin Jin-seo-Kang Dong-yoon, Baek Hyun-woo-Kang Seung-min, Park Jae-geun-Jin Si-young, Park Jin-sol-Han Seung-joo.

Com2Stagem rode a roller coaster안전놀이터. The team’s 4 consecutive wins from the 10th round made the postseason strong, but as the team fell into 3 consecutive losses from the 14th round, it is a situation where the number of cases has to be considered.

Taiwan’s Treasure Island Elite, the first foreign team in the history of the KB League, ended the season with a maze of mystery. Although it did not live up to the prospect of becoming a ‘dark horse’ with its country’s best players, some players left a strong impression.

The individual matches between Celltrion and POSCO Future M on the evening of the 18th were Shim Jae-ik and Han Woo-jin (2:1), Kim Myung-hoon and Kang Yoo-taek (2:2), Yoon Chan-hee and Park Min-gyu (3:1), Choi Cheol-han and Won Seong-jin (22:17, brackets). Ahn is relative). The winning team advances to the postseason in second place, while the losing team has to count the odds to the end.

For the first time in history, the regular season, which is operated by two major leagues, has 12 teams playing 16 games each, with the top three teams in each league advancing to the postseason. 3 points for a 4-0 or 3-1 win, 2 points for a 3-2 win and 1 point for a 2-3 loss.

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