On 26th December, Ke Jie 9P defeats Peng Li Yao 5P by half point in the 5th game of Xin’ao World Go Cup’s Final. Although Ke Jie consecutively lost two games by half point in 3rd and 4th round, he makes promptly adjustment and wins the 5th game. This is also the 5th world championship for Ke Jie.
In the 5th game, the situation is always close, but Peng’s 196 is a slow move and let Ke takes advantage of it. Finally Ke seizes his advantage firmly and wins the most important game by half point. It is a great pity to miss the chance of getting 1st world championship by half point, but Peng has showed his perserverance to all audience.
All in all this final will be one of the most impressive competition in go history.
Here are the game records of the match.