*The first day of tournament*

Convention Hall
Convention Hall

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After a breakfast feast (buffet) in the Hotel, the opening ceremony started at 10 00. Mayor of Changwon city giving opening speeches, while the president of Korea Amateur Baduk Association (KABA) as well gave an encouragement speech then lastly everyone commenced their game from nigiri.

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*Xinwen under time pressure*

Xinwen and Vit
Xinwen and Vit

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[kifu]

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*Side Event*

Interactive way to play 9x9!
Interactive way to play 9x9!
Broadcast - how to learn go!
Broadcast - how to learn go!
Etiquette of Go
Etiquette of Go

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Xinwen did not manage to find baduk equipments on sale on the first day, but some interesting side events were shown such as the usual photo exhibition, broadcasting of go, souvenirs and so on.

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*Meeting Latvia for the first time*

Kirijaks Leon ds vs Xinwen
Kirijaks Leon ds vs Xinwen

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[kifu]

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[kifu explanation]

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*Weary-out with Morocco*

Alouah Amine vs Xinwen
Alouah Amine vs Xinwen

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[kifu ]

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[kifu explanation]

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*Result of the first day*

Xinwen, Brunei 2W 1L
Jia Cheng, Singapore 3W 0L
Philip Cher, Malaysia 1W 2L
Miranti, Indonesia 2W 1L
Wan Ka, Macaoo 3W 0L
Benjamin, Philippines 1W 2L

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*Highlights*

Miranti vs Hu Yu Qing
Miranti vs Hu Yu Qing
Jia Cheng reviewing with Mathoh Leopold, Slovenia
Jia Cheng reviewing with Mathoh Leopold, Slovenia
Teuchimune Yoshiyuki vs Ondrj Silt, Czech
Tsuchimune Yoshiyuki vs Ondrej Silt, Czech