Preliminary A of the 70th Honinbo tournament

For several big Japanese tournaments, players progress via Preliminary C and Preliminary B and Preliminary A and Last Preliminary to the League that determines the challenger of the title holder. The whole process takes almost two years.

The present page gives the Nihon Ki-in part of Preliminary A of the 70th Honinbo tournament. In a knock-out system, 113 players compete in 28 groups of 4 (or 5) for a place in the Last preliminary.

Sonoda Yasutaka Hoshino Masaki Hoshino Masaki
Hoshino Masaki
Ko Iso Tsuneishi Takashi
B+5.5
2014-03-20
Tsuneishi Takashi
Matsumoto Takehisa Matsumoto Takehisa Matsumoto Takehisa
B+R
2014-04-10
Komatsu Fujio
Rin Kaiho Shuto Shun
B+R
2014-03-13
Shuto Shun
Inaba Takahiro Tajiri Yuto Tajiri Yuto
W+4.5
2014-04-24
Tajiri Yuto
Otake Hideo Otake Hideo
W+5.5
2014-03-20
Horimoto Mitsunari
Yamada Takuji Kyo Kagen Kataoka Satoshi
W+0.5
2014-05-15
Kyo Kagen
Kataoka Satoshi Kataoka Satoshi
W+1.5
2014-04-03
Ichiriki Ryo
So Yokoku So Yokoku So Yokoku
Omori Yasushi
Yoda Norimoto Rin Kanketsu
W+0.5
2014-03-27
Rin Kanketsu
Kono Takashi Kono Takashi Kono Takashi
Uchida Shuhei
Kamimura Haruo Kato Atsushi
Kato Atsushi
Kobayashi Satoru Kobayashi Satoru
W+1.5
2014-03-20
Kobayashi Satoru
W+0.5
2014-04-24
Takano Hideki
O Meien O Meien
W+R
2014-03-13
Mimura Kaori
Anzai Nobuaki Anzai Nobuaki Anzai Nobuaki
Mukai Chiaki
Kim Sujun Kim Sujun
Ito Masashi
Cho Sonjin Endo Yoshifumi
B+R
2014-03-13
Endo Yoshifumi
W+R
2014-04-24
Endo Yoshifumi
Mizokami Tomochika Kudo Norio
B+R
2014-03-20
Kudo Norio
Cho Riyu Kubo Hideo Obuchi Morito
Kubo Hideo
Rin Shien Obuchi Morito
Obuchi Morito
Sakai Takeshi Sakai Takeshi Ryu Shikun
W+R
2014-04-17
Suzuki Ayumi
Ryu Shikun Ryu Shikun
B+R
2014-03-20
Kono Mitsuki
Mimura Tomoyasu Mimura Tomoyasu Mimura Tomoyasu
Shiraishi Yuichi
Mitani Tetsuya Mitani Tetsuya
Takemiya Yoko
Ishida Yoshio Oya Koichi
B+R
2014-04-10
Nakaonoda Tomomi
Oya Koichi
Nakaonoda Tomomi Nakaonoda Tomomi
Nishimura Keiji
Obuchi Kotaro Kobayashi Koichi
W+R
2014-03-27
Terayama Rei
B+R
2014-04-17
Kobayashi Koichi
Terayama Rei Terayama Rei
Okada Shinichiro
Fujisawa Rina Fujisawa Rina
B+1.5
2014-04-03
Akiyama Jiro
Michael Redmond
Akiyama Jiro Akiyama Jiro
Kanazawa Hideo
Takanashi Seiken Aoki Shinichi Oba Junya
Aoki Shinichi
Oba Junya Oba Junya
Komatsu Hideki
Nakamura Shinya Kazama Jun Tsuruyama Atsushi
Kazama Jun
Tsuruyama Atsushi Tsuruyama Atsushi
Sugimoto Akira
Mochizuki Kenichi Mochizuki Kenichi Mochizuki Kenichi
Suzuki Shinji
Awaji Shuzo Awaji Shuzo
Yashiro Kumiko
Cho Chikun Cho Chikun
W+R
2014-03-27
Hirata Tomoya
B+0.5
2014-04-24
Kanazawa Makoto
Takemiya Masaki Hirata Tomoya
B+6.5
2014-03-13
Hirata Tomoya
Yo Kagen Yo Kagen Yo Kagen
Muramatsu Ryuichi
Han Zenki Han Zenki
Adachi Toshimasa Adachi Toshimasa
B+R
2014-03-13
Fukui Masaaki
Hane Naoki Hane Naoki
W+R
2014-04-10
Hane Naoki
B+3.5
2014-05-29
Yanagisawa Satoshi
Goto Shungo Goto Shungo
Kikuchi Masatoshi
Ohashi Naruya Ohashi Naruya Ohashi Naruya
Kitano Ryo
Takei Takashi Wang Jing Yi
Wang Jing Yi
Shida Tatsuya Shida Tatsuya Shida Tatsuya
Matsuoka Hideki
Yamashiro Hiroshi Yamashiro Hiroshi
Nakao Jungo
Hikosaka Naoto Hikosaka Naoto
W+R
2014-04-24
Nakano Hironari
W+R
2014-05-15
Komatsu Daiki
Ishii Kunio Nakano Hironari
Nakano Hironari
Sasaki Tsuyoshi Nakane Naoyuki Tanaka Nobuyuki
Nakane Naoyuki
Yamada Kimio Tanaka Nobuyuki
Tanaka Nobuyuki
Ueki Yoshio Enda Hideki Hane Yasumasa
Enda Hideki
Hane Yasumasa Hane Yasumasa
Tajima Shingo
Ogata Masaki Ogata Masaki Ogata Masaki
Yanaka Katsunori
Sakaguchi Ryuzo Sakaguchi Ryuzo
Iwamaru Taira
Kato Yuki Ishida Atsushi Muramatsu Hiroki
Ishida Atsushi
Muramatsu Hiroki Muramatsu Hiroki
Hiroe Hiroyuki