The 4th Korea Prime Minister Cup was held in Jeonju city, South Korea from the 23rd to 27th October, 2009. Brunei had sent Xinwen as the representative player, Jayden SIA Yen Chuan as the instructor and Sharen TAY Wei Wei as official.
It was also a great relief to meet other brothers and sisters from Philippines, Macau, Singapore, Malaysia and Vietnam. It gave a sense of belonging and warm-hearted family gathering. Despite we might be fighting each other the during the tournament.
*4 hours journey*
Going to Riviera Hotel, Jeonju, from Incheon International Airport, it took about 4 hours using bus. While on the journey, other players were travelling with Xinwen’s they all too.
[more information: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeonju%5D
Jeonju is always famous in there historic buildings and bibimbap (비빔밥). It is Xinwen’s second time actually to be in Jeonju City.
Jeonju city is also warmer than any other province compared as such Goyang City.
*Celebration of the eve*
The celebration of the eve was held during the night in the ball room of the hotel. Performances such as traditional music were conducted prior to the announcement of the first round pairings.
First round of Xinwen will be playing against Austria, Ralph SPIEGL 5dan.
Best of luck!