On the evening of September 24, the closing ceremony of the 2020 "Zhejiang Pinghu·Danghu Ten Game Cup" CCTV Go Express Tournament was held at the Bucking Hanjue Hotel in Pinghu, Zhejiang.
Champion and runner-up Gu Zihao Lianxiao, Vice Chairman of China Go Association and National Go Team Leader Hua Xueming, Head of Professional Competition Department of China Go Association Liu Jing, Deputy Secretary of Pinghu Municipal Party Committee and Mayor Zhong Xudong, Deputy Mayor of Pinghu Municipal People’s Government Fang Xiaolie , Wu Dongwei, Secretary of the Party Committee and Director of the Bureau of Culture, Radio, Television, Tourism and Sports of Pinghu City and other guests attended the closing ceremony.
At the closing ceremony, Koo Zihao, who won the CCTV Fast Chess Championship for the first time, gave an acceptance speech. He said he was very happy to win the championship. In the previous competitions, I was a round tour and was eliminated in Beijing. This time I came to Pinghu, and it was my first time. I can feel that this place is very related to Go, and it also has the cultural heritage of Danghu ten games. It is very lucky to win the championship, and I feel that Pinghu is a good place for my transfer.
Before the closing ceremony, Gu Zihao was interviewed by the media. In the interview, he talked about his performance in the three games of this fast chess game. He believed that he played well in general. Although it was not easy to win every game, he felt that he was even a good one. The situation is not good, and there is no feeling of desperation.
Koo Zihao also said that the reason for fast chess is because of time constraints, and will panic when it is unclear, but now he has matured a lot. But compared to slow chess, he still prefers fast chess. Because slow chess consumes a lot of energy, I often can't eat lunch, worrying about whether it will ruin my stomach after a long time.
Winning the championship of the fast chess tournament means that Koo Zihao has also qualified for the Asian TV fast chess tournament. He hopes that he must do the things in front of him first, train the game well in peacetime, and then seize the opportunity. Although (Asian Cup) only needs to win three sets to win the championship, but the opponents are very strong, it is not easy to win the championship, but I will play hard and strive to "rush."