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WELCOME!! THE MATCH 승부 Movie: The Match Genre: Drama Hangul: 승부 Director: Kim Hyung Ju Producer: Kim Tae won Production: MoonLight Film Company Co-production: BH Entertainment Distributer: ACEMAKER Movieworks Release: 2022 Language: Korean Synopsis Set in the 1980s-1990s and based on two legendary players of Go, THE MATCH will tell the story of Cho Hun Hyun and his protégé and future rival Lee Chang Ho. It is based on the true story of Go legend Cho Hun-hyun and Lee Chang-ho, who were forced to become rivals. Movie “The Match” is going to deeply portray the story of a Go (Baduk) master who eventually teaches everything to his disciple and finally has to compete with him, who may surpass him, and a disciple who has to surpass his teacher. Casts Lee Byung Hun is on board to play “The God of War” Cho Hun Hyun, a legendary Go champion, and the first ever Korean to receive 9-dan rank, who began to mentor Lee Chang Ho in the 1980s. Yoo Ah In is set to play the role of “Stone Buddha” Lee Chang Ho, another legendary Go Champion of 9-dan rank. “Stone Buddha” is one of Lee’s many nicknames. It derives from the fact that he always keeps a straight face during a match. [ Note: 9-dan is the master/highest rank in Go (Baduk) board game] “The Match” is Director Kim Hyung Ju’s first project in three years after “The Sheriff in Town” in 2017, and has begun filming from December 17, 2020. Director: Kim Hyung Ju NAVER // KOBIS // ACEMAKER MOVIEWORKS FORUM RULES