Korea is getting close to winning two gold medals. The Korean team is leading the men’s team competition with three wins and no losses, while Choi Jeong 6P, the top Korean female player has advanced to the final match for the gold.
In the third round of men’s team division, Korea defeated Japan by 3 to 0, China defeated North America by 3 to 0, and Chinese Taipei defeated Europe by 3 to 0. As a result of today’s round, the Korean team is leading the league and Japan, China, and Taipei are following with two wins and one loss each.
In the women’s division, Choi Jeong is waiting to find out who will be her opponent in the final for the gold medal, from among Yu Zhiying 5P, Cao Youyin 3P, Joanne Missingham 7P and Yu Jin 6d. The next round will be Cao Youyin (China) against Joanne Missingham 7P (Taipei) and Yu Jin 6d (Canada) against Yu Zhiying 5P (China); the two winners of these matches will play each other for the ticket to the final round.