South Korea has been knocked out of the World Go Championship without even reaching the quarterfinals. South Korea fielded three players, Shin Shin-seo, Kim Myung-hoon, a 9-ranked player, and Park Gun-ho, a 7-ranked player, in the round of 16 at the 5th MLILY Mong Baek Hap Bae World Go Open in Zhengzhou, Henan province, China, on Saturday, but they all lost and were eliminated. South Korea’s top-ranked Shin Shin-seo fell to China’s Li Xuanhao 9-dan after the midgame, losing in 236 moves. Kim Myung-hoon also lost to Liu Yuhang, and Park Gun-ho lost to China’s Tang Yifei 9th dan. Host China clinched the title early by filling the quarterfinals with its own players. South Korea won the third edition of the tournament in 2018, with Park Jung-hwan 9-dan 카지노사이트킹 winning and Park Young-hoon 9-dan finishing as runner-up, but the rest of the mong baekhap boat seems to be jinxed. After being eliminated in the round of 16 at the inaugural edition in 2013, Korea failed to reach the quarterfinals at the fourth edition in 2019.This is the first time Korean go has failed to reach the quarterfinals of the same tournament twice in a row. The prize money for the Mong Baek Hap Bae is 1.8 million yuan (about $323 million), while the runner-up prize is 600,000 yuan (about $107 million).