Park Ji-eun Scores 500th Baduk Win

Park Ji-eun Park Ji-eun

Park Ji-eun, the first Korean woman to reach the highest rank of 9th dan in the game of baduk or "go," on Wednesday also became the first to reach 500 career wins.

In a match Wednesday hosted by the Korea Baduk Association, Park beat Park Sang-don (8th dan) by a large margin. With this victory her career stat is now 500 wins, two draws and 374 losses.

She is 47th player of the Korea Baduk Association to achieve the feat.

englishnews@chosun.com / Jul. 10, 2014 13:15 KST