On 17th January, quarter final of 3rd Chinese Weiqi Sage Tournament finishes in Beijing. Fan Ting Yu 9P defeats Ke Jie 9P by resign. Lian Xiao, Tan Xiao and Gu Zi Hao defeat Chen Yao Ye, Chen Zi Jian and Tuo Jia Xi. Therefore four 9Ps enter semi-final.One thing worth to mention is that all four 9Ps enter the semi-final are born post 90s.
An interesting scene happens in Ke Jie’s game, after a big exchange, Ke Jie thinks that he is losing the game and resigns. But actually the game is really close, some world champions even believe that he will win this game if he continue. Some game records of the Sage Tournament are available here.
The Semi-final will be:
Tan Xiao VS. Gu Zi Hao
Lian Xiao VS. Fan Ting Yu