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17th Honinbo title


The finals of the preliminaries were won by Hashimoto Shoji, Miyashita Shuyo, Magari Reiki, and Handa Dogen.


In the first column the white player, on the top row the black player.

# player result 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
1. Takagawa Shukaku 4-3 W+4.5 W+R W+R
2. Kitani Minoru 4-3 W+R W+4.5 B+0.5
3. Shimamura Toshihiro 3-4 B+R B+R W+R B+R
4. Hashimoto Utaro 4-3 B+6.5 W+R B+4.5
5. Hashimoto Shoji 3-4 B+2.5 W+R W+R
6. Miyashita Shuyo 4-3 W+R W+17.5 B+R W+5.5
7. Handa Dogen 5-2 W+R W+0.5 B+1.5 W+R
8. Magari Reiki 1-6 B+1.5 B+R B+0.5 B+1.5

Demotion Playoff

The bottom four players are demoted from the League. Each of Takagawa, Kitani, Miyashita and Hashimoto Utaro ended with 4-3, and they played a small demotion tournament, lost by Miyashita Shuyo.

date black white result #mv sgf
1962-05-16,17 Takagawa Shukaku Kitani Minoru B+1.5 234 sgf
1962-05-23 Hashimoto Utaro Miyashita Shuyo B+R 159 sgf
1962-05-30,31 Miyashita Shuyo Kitani Minoru W+R 228 sgf

Magari Reiki, Hashimoto Shoji, Shimamura Toshihiro and Miyashita Shuyo are demoted.

17th Honinbo Title

date black white result #mv sgf
1962-04-18,19 Handa Dogen Sakata Eio W+R 154 sgf
1962-04-26,27 Sakata Eio Handa Dogen B+R 219 sgf
1962-05-08,09 Handa Dogen Sakata Eio B+5.5 253 sgf
1962-05-18,19 Sakata Eio Handa Dogen B+9.5 220 sgf
1962-05-30,31 Handa Dogen Sakata Eio W+0.5 278 sgf

Sakata Eio won 4-1.