Korean Baduk, 3 consecutive overall win in IMSA
Jhang Ho-Jung / 2019-05-20
From 14th to 18th, The International Mind Sports Association(IMSA) World Masters Championship 2019 Go category held at Agile Hotel in Hengshui, Hebei Province, China, Korea got gold medals in women's team event and mixed fair, silver medal in men's team event. So, with total 2 gold and 1 silver, Korea won the overall competition beatting out China.
Award Ceremony about Women's team event.
Award Ceremony about Men's team event.
Hosted by IMSA, the IMSA World Masters Championship 2019 competed for medals in 17 categories in five sports-- Baduk, chess, bridge, checkers and chinese chess.
In the Go category, 30 players from four countries including Korea, China, Japan, and Taiwan and two continents including North America and Europe participated in the men's and women's team competitions and mixed fair competitions.