Middle school student Sumire, the youngest to win her first championship
2-1 to Asami Ueno, the holder of the 26th Docomo Cup Women’s Match, the third
title holder (Hangame Baduk = Reporter Han Chang-gyu) Sumire Nakamura, 3rd Dan, finally won her first title. Sumire Nakamura토토사이트, 3rd dan, the rising star of the Japanese Go world, won the championship by defeating Asami Ueno, 4th dan, in the 3rd country of the 26th Docomo Cup, held at Nippon Kien, Tokyo on the 6th.
Yeryugi battle is a challenge mechanism. Sumire Nakamura participated from the preliminaries of this tournament. In the finals, where 16 players competed in a tournament for the right to challenge, Akiko Tsuruda 6 dan, New Eiko 4 dan, Chiaki Mukai 6 dan, and Rina Fujisawa 6 dan were defeated in turn.
In the challenge period of the 2nd out of 3 match, the 1st country was given up on the 19th, but the 2nd country, which continued on the 26th, made a tie with a half-win. Then, in the final 3 countries, he achieved a come-from-behind victory with only 250 wins.
Age at the time of winning was 13 years, 11 months and 4 days. This is the youngest in the Japanese Go world. The previous record was 15 years, 9 months, 10 days, which was written in 2014 by Rina Fujisawa 2nd dan (unit at the time) at the 1st Aizu Chuo Hospital. Sumire Nakamura, 3rd dan, advanced significantly by about a year and eight months.
Nakamura Sumire, who came to Korea at the age of seven and learned Go for about two years, joined the Nippon Kiwon as the ‘Gifted and Talented Special Recruitment Recommendation Article No. 1’ newly established in 2019. At the time, he was the youngest in Japan to join the team at the age of 10.
In his debut interview, he said he wanted to win the title when he was in middle school, and he put that goal into practice. Sumire Nakamura is a middle school student in April 2021 and she will go up to third grade in the new spring.
Last year, she won the second place in the Senko Cup Women’s Best Women’s Competition and the Women’s Master Competition. Her professional career record was 134 wins and 65 losses for a 67.3% winning percentage. The winning prize for her women’s tournament is 5 million yen (approximately 47.5 million won), which is equivalent to 5th place in Japan’s women’s tournament in terms of prize money.
Meanwhile, in South Korea, Lee Chang-ho is 14 years and 11 days (1989, 8th KBS Baduk King), Shin Jin-seo is 13 years and 10 months (2014, the 2nd Hapcheon-gun Invitational Mirae Fossil Competition), and Park Jeong-hwan is 13 years, 9 months and 26 days (2007 The 6th Masters Championship), Choi Jeong-yi achieved her first personal victory at the age of 15 years, 3 months and 20 days (2013, 13th Female Masters Championship). Except for the KBS Baduk King, it is a limited game.