The Samsung Cup enters the final again! Ke Jie’s eight world championship competitions over the years
Ke Jie, has won seven individual world championships in the past 12 years of professional chess player career, and is also the record holder of the”Youngest Seven Crowns”. At the moment when the 25th Samsung Cup is about to usher in the ultimate showdown, the editor counted his previous finals and his opponents, let us come together have a look!
2014, 2ndBailing Cup World Go Open, Ke Jie defeated Qiu Jun 3-2 in the final of the five rounds, winning the world championship trophy for the first time, and thus went straight to nine levels.
From December 8th to 9th, 2015, Ke Jie was in the 20th Samsung Cup World In the final of the Go Open, he defeated Shiyue and won the championship, becoming the first double champion of Chinese post-90s chess players.
On January 5, 2016, at the 2nd Dream Lily Cup World Go Open, Ke Jie played three games in the final One defeated Korean chess player Lee Sedol and won his third world championship.
On December 8, 2016, Ke Jie was in the 21st Samsung Auto Insurance Cup World Go Master In the final of the competition, he defeated Jia Xi, achieved his title defense and won his fourth world championship trophy.
The 3rd Bailing Cup World Go Open starting on December 16, 2016 On the previous day, Ke Jie lost to Chen Yaoye 1-3 and regrettably failed to win the championship. This was also the only runner-up in his eight championship career.
On December 26, 2017, Ke Jie played in the 1st New Olympic Cup World Go In the Open Five Fanqi final, Peng Liyao defeated Peng Liyao three to two, won the New Olympic Cup and won his fifth world championship.
On December 5, 2018, in the final of the 23rd Samsung Cup World Go Open. Jie defeated An Guoxuan and won the championship. This is Ke Jie’s third aspiration for the Samsung Cup and his sixth world championship.
January 17, 2019, in the final of the professional group of the 4th Bailing Cup World Professional Go Championship , Ke Jie defeated Shen Zhenzhen and won the Bailing Cup again after 2015, becoming the youngest seven-time champion.
The 25th Samsung Cup semi-final ended today, Ke Jie defeated in the civil warYang Dingxin, once again entered the Samsung Cup final! In the peak duel with South Korean genius Shin Jinjin, I wonder if Ke Jie can reach his eighth championship? let us wait and see!