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Tengen title games

Below we give the results of the title games, and links to the full League results.

NrYearWinnerOpponent ScoreGames
11975/76 Fujisawa Hideyuki 9dOhira Shuzo 9d 3-1 1 2 3 4
21976/77 Kobayashi Koichi 7dSugiuchi Masao 9d 3-1 1 2 3 4
31977 Shimamura Toshihiro 9dSonoda Yuichi 8d 3-1 1 2 3 4
41978 Kato Masao 9dFujisawa Hideyuki 9d 3-1 1 2 3 4
51979 Kato Masao 9dKataoka Satoshi 5d 3-0 1 2 3
61980 Kato Masao 9dYamabe Toshiro 9d 3-0 1 2 3
71981 Kato Masao 9dKobayashi Koichi 9d 3-2 1 2 3 4 5
81982 Kataoka Satoshi 7dKato Masao 9d 3-2 1 2 3 4 5
91983 Kataoka Satoshi 7dAwaji Shuzo 8d 3-1 1 2 3 4
101984 Ishida Yoshio 9dKataoka Satoshi 7d 3-1 1 2 3 4
111985 Kobayashi Koichi 9dIshida Yoshio 9d 3-0 1 2 3
121986 Kobayashi Koichi 9dSonoda Yuichi 9d 3-1 1 2 3 4
131987 Cho Chikun 9dKobayashi Koichi 9d 3-2 1 2 3 4 5
141988 Cho Chikun 9dSonoda Yuichi 9d 3-2 1 2 3 4 5
151989 Rin Kaiho 9dCho Chikun 9d 3-2 1 2 3 4 5
161990 Rin Kaiho 9dKobayashi Koichi 9d 3-1 1 2 3 4
171991 Rin Kaiho 9dKato Masao 9d 3-1 1 2 3 4
181992 Rin Kaiho 9dYamashiro Hiroshi 9d 3-1 1 2 3 4
191993 Rin Kaiho 9dKataoka Satoshi 9d 3-1 1 2 3 4
201994 Ryu Shikun 6dRin Kaiho 9d 3-1 1 2 3 4
211995 Ryu Shikun 6dKobayashi Koichi 9d 3-2 1 2 3 4 5
221996 Ryu Shikun 7dRin Kaiho 9d 3-2 1 2 3 4 5
231997 Kudo Norio 9dRyu Shikun 7d 3-1 1 2 3 4
241998 Kobayashi Koichi 9dKudo Norio 9d 3-2 1 2 3 4 5
251999 Kobayashi Koichi 9dKudo Norio 9d 3-0 1 2 3
262000 Ryu Shikun 7dKobayashi Koichi 9d 3-0 1 2 3
272001 Hane Naoki 8dRyu Shikun 7d 3-1 1 2 3 4
282002 Hane NaokiCho Sonjin 3-0 1 2 3
292003 Hane NaokiYamashita Keigo 3-2 1 2 3 4 5
302004 Yamashita KeigoHane Naoki 3-0 1 2 3
312005 Kono RinYamashita Keigo 3-2 1 2 3 4 5
322006 Kono RinYamashita Keigo 3-1 1 2 3 4
332007 Kono RinYamashita Keigo 3-1 1 2 3 4
342008 Cho UKono Rin 3-0 1 2 3
352009 Yamashita KeigoCho U 3-2 1 2 3 4 5
362010 Yuki SatoshiYamashita Keigo 3-0 1 2 3
372011 Iyama YutaYuki Satoshi 3-0 1 2 3
382012 Iyama YutaKono Rin 3-0 1 2 3
392013 Iyama YutaAkiyama Jiro 3-0 1 2 3
402014


Numbers 1 to 5 were straight knockout finals. Since then the winner of the knockout has challenged the holder of the title.

Players who won the Tengen title five or more consecutive times get the Honorary Tengen title. So far the only one is Rin Kaiho.