Korean insei beat 2 top Korean and Japanese 9-dans!
2010-09-10 Expert: Alexander Dinerchtein
Rate:Min Sangyoun, (15 years old Korean Insei, on photo) beat Mok Chinseok, 9p (who is in best 10 in Korea) in preliminary stage of the Samsung cup. He also beat 2 other professionals and entered the main stage.
Here he lost twice to World #1 Gu Li, but beat Hane Naoki, who is currently one of the top players in Japan.
I attached the game with Hane with some notes on fuseki (mainly about direction of play).
Usually it's a big stress for top players to lose like this. Hasegawa and Yoo Kagen were top class Japanese pros, but their results in Japanese events became very bad after they lose to Fernando Aguilar in Toyota.
O Rissei had the same slump after losing to A.Dinerchtein in LG.
We will probably see the same situation with Hane in near future ...