|1943-05-05,06,07||Hashimoto Utaro||Sekiyama Riichi||B+R||219||sgf|
|1943-07-07,08,09||Sekiyama Riichi||Hashimoto Utaro||W+F||90||sgf|
Sekiyama Riichi became ill during game two of the title match. He fought through the illness, but collapsed unconscious by the board on day two of the second game. He was then forced to forfeit both the game and the match.
Hashimoto Utaro won 2-0.
As Honinbo, Hashimoto took the name Honinbo Shou.