Honinbo title results

This page gives the title games (in SGF format) for the Honinbo (本因坊) title. For results from the league, see the subpages linked to (in the first column).

NrYearWinnerOpponent ScoreGames
1st1941 Sekiyama Riichi (6d) Kato Shin 3-3 1 2 3 4 5 6
2nd1943 Hashimoto Utaro (7d)Sekiyama Riichi 2-0 1 2
3rd1945 Iwamoto Kaoru (7d)Hashimoto Utaro 3-3, 2-0 1 2 3 4 5 6 p1 p2
4th1947 idemKitani Minoru 3-2 1 2 3 4 5
5th1950Hashimoto Utaro (8d)Iwamoto Kaoru 4-0 1 2 3 4
6th1951 idemSakata Eio 4-3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
7th1952 Takagawa Kaku (7d)Hashimoto Utaro 4-1 1 2 3 4 5
8th1953idemKitani Minoru 4-2 1 2 3 4 5 6
9th1954 idemSugiuchi Masao 4-2 1 2 3 4 5 6
10th1955 idemShimamura Toshihiro 4-0 1 2 3 4
11th1956idemidem 4-2 1 2 3 4 5 6
12th1957 idemFujisawa Hosai 4-2 1 2 3 4 5 6
13th1958idemSugiuchi Masao 4-2 1 2 3 4 5 6
14th1959idemKitani Minoru 4-2 1 2 3 4 5 6
15th1960 idemFujisawa Shuko 4-2 1 2 3 4 5 6
16th1961Sakata Eio (9d)Takagawa Kaku 4-1 1 2 3 4 5
17th1962 idemHanda Dogen 4-1 1 2 3 4 5
18th1963idemTakagawa Kaku 4-2 1 2 3 4 5 6
19th1964idemidem 4-0 1 2 3 4
20th1965 idemYamabe Toshiro 4-0 1 2 3 4
21st1966idemFujisawa Shuko 4-0 1 2 3 4
22nd1967 idemRin Kaiho 4-1 1 2 3 4 5
23rd1968Rin Kaiho (9d)Sakata Eio 4-3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
24th1969 idemKato Masao 4-2 1 2 3 4 5 6
25th1970idemSakata Eio 4-0 1 2 3 4
26th1971 Ishida Yoshio (7d)Rin Kaiho 4-2 1 2 3 4 5 6
27th1972idemidem 4-3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
28th1973idemidem 4-0 1 2 3 4
29th1974 idemTakemiya Masaki 4-3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
30th1975idemSakata Eio 4-3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
31st1976Takemiya Masaki (8d)Ishida Yoshio 4-1 1 2 3 4 5
32nd1977Kato Masao (8d)Takemiya Masaki 4-1 1 2 3 4 5
33rd1978idemIshida Yoshio 4-3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
34th1979idemRin Kaiho 4-1 1 2 3 4 5
35th1980Takemiya MasakiKato Masao 4-1 1 2 3 4 5
36th1981 Cho ChikunTakemiya Masaki 4-2 1 2 3 4 5 6
37th1982 idemKobayashi Koichi 4-2 1 2 3 4 5 6
38th1983Rin KaihoCho Chikun 4-3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
39th1984 idemAwaji Shuzo 4-1 1 2 3 4 5
40th1985Takemiya MasakiRin Kaiho 4-1 1 2 3 4 5
41st1986 idemYamashiro Hiroshi 4-1 1 2 3 4 5
42nd1987idemidem 4-0 1 2 3 4
43rd1988 idemOtake Hideo 4-3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
44th1989Cho ChikunTakemiya Masaki 4-0 1 2 3 4
45th1990idemKobayashi Koichi 4-3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
46th1991idemidem 4-2 1 2 3 4 5 6
47th1992idemidem 4-3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
48th1993idemYamashiro Hiroshi 4-1 1 2 3 4 5
49th1994 idemKataoka Satoshi 4-3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
50th1995idemKato Masao 4-1 1 2 3 4 5
51st1996 idemRyu Shikun 4-2 1 2 3 4 5 6
52nd1997idemKato Masao 4-0 1 2 3 4
53rd1998idemO Rissei 4-2 1 2 3 4 5 6
54th1999 Cho Sonjin (9d)Cho Chikun 4-2 1 2 3 4 5 6
55th2000 O Meien (9d)Cho Sonjin 4-2 1 2 3 4 5 6
56th2001 idemCho U 4-3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
57th2002 Kato MasaoO Meien 4-2 1 2 3 4 5 6
58th2003Cho UKato Masao 4-2 1 2 3 4 5 6
59th2004 idemYoda Norimoto 4-2 1 2 3 4 5 6
60th2005 Takao ShinjiCho U 4-1 1 2 3 4 5
61st2006 idemYamada Kimio 4-2 1 2 3 4 5 6
62nd2007 idemYoda Norimoto 4-1 1 2 3 4 5
63rd2008 Hane NaokiTakao Shinji 4-3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
64th2009 idemidem 4-2 1 2 3 4 5 6
65th2010 Yamashita KeigoHane Naoki 4-1 1 2 3 4 5
66th2011 idemidem 4-3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
67th2012 Iyama YutaYamashita Keigo 4-3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
68th2013 Iyama YutaTakao Shinji 4-3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7