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Judan title games

This page gives the games (in SGF format) from the Judan (十段) title match.
For results from the tournament, see the subpages linked to (in the first column).

Up to the 49th Judan, the tournament had 16 participants, namely (in early years) the 12 players with at least one win in the previous tournament, plus 4 winners from the preliminaries, or (in later years) the 8 players with at least two wins in the previous tournament, plus 8 winners from the preliminaries.

NrYearWinnerOpponent ScoreGames
11962Hashimoto UtaroHanda Dogen 3-1 1 2 3 4
21963Handa DogenHashimoto Utaro 3-1 1 2 3 4
31964Fujisawa HosaiHanda Dogen 3-2 1 2 3 4 5
41965Takagawa KakuFujisawa Hosai 3-1 1 2 3 4
51966Sakata EioTakagawa Kaku 3-1 1 2 3 4
61967/68Sakata EioFujisawa Hosai 3-2 1 2 3 4 5
71968Sakata EioFujisawa Hideyuki 3-1 1 2 3 4
81969Otake HideoSakata Eio 3-0 1 2 3
91971Hashimoto UtaroOtake Hideo 3-2 1 2 3 4 5
101972Sakata EioHashimoto Utaro 3-2 1 2 3 4 5
111973Sakata EioTakagi Shoichi 3-0 1 2 3
121974Hashimoto ShojiSakata Eio 3-1 1 2 3 4
131975Rin KaihoHashimoto Shoji 3-0 1 2 3
141976Kato MasaoRin Kaiho 3-2 1 2 3 4 5
151977Kato MasaoSakata Eio 3-0 1 2 3
161978Kato MasaoRin Kaiho 3-1 1 2 3 4
171979Kato MasaoHashimoto Shoji 3-1 1 2 3 4
181980Otake HideoKato Masao 3-2 1 2 3 4 5
191981Otake HideoHashimoto Shoji 3-0 1 2 3
201982Cho ChikunOtake Hideo 3-1 1 2 3 4
211983Kato MasaoCho Chikun 3-2 1 2 3 4 5
221984Kobayashi KoichiKato Masao 3-2 1 2 3 4 5
231985Kobayashi KoichiOtake Hideo 3-0 1 2 3
241986Kobayashi KoichiTakemiya Masaki 3-0 1 2 3
251987Kato MasaoKobayashi Koichi 3-1 1 2 3 4
261988Cho ChikunKato Masao 3-2 1 2 3 4 5
271989Cho ChikunRin Kaiho 3-0 1 2 3
281990Takemiya MasakiCho Chikun 3-2 1 2 3 4 5
291991Takemiya MasakiCho Chikun 3-2 1 2 3 4 5
301992Takemiya MasakiKobayashi Koichi 3-1 1 2 3 4
311993Otake HideoTakemiya Masaki 3-1 1 2 3 4
321994Otake HideoKobayashi Koichi 3-2 1 2 3 4 5
331995Yoda NorimotoOtake Hideo 3-0 1 2 3
341996Yoda NorimotoO Rissei 3-1 1 2 3 4
351997Kato MasaoYoda Norimoto 3-2 1 2 3 4 5
361998Hikosaka NaotoKato Masao 3-2 1 2 3 4 5
371999Kobayashi KoichiHikosaka Naoto 3-0 1 2 3
382000Kobayashi KoichiNakano Hironari 3-0 1 2 3
392001O RisseiKobayashi Koichi 3-2 1 2 3 4 5
402002O RisseiTakemiya Masaki 3-2 1 2 3 4 5
412003O RisseiTakao Shinji 3-2 1 2 3 4 5
422004O RisseiCho U 3-1 1 2 3 4
432005Cho ChikunO Rissei 3-2 1 2 3 4 5
442006Cho ChikunYamashita Keigo 3-1 1 2 3 4
452007Cho ChikunYamashita Keigo 3-2 1 2 3 4 5
462008Takao ShinjiCho Chikun 3-0 1 2 3
472009Cho UTakao Shinji 3-1 1 2 3 4
482010Cho UYamashita Keigo 3-0 1 2 3
492011Iyama YutaCho U 3-2 1 2 3 4 5
502012Iyama YutaCho U 3-1 1 2 3 4
512013Yuki SatoshiIyama Yuta 3-2 1 2 3 4 5
522014Takao ShinjiYuki Satoshi 3-2 1 2 3 4 5
532015Ida AtsushiTakao Shinji 3-2 1 2 3 4 5
542016Iyama YutaIda Atsushi 3-1 1 2 3 4
552017Iyama YutaYu Zhengqi 3-1 1 2 3 4
562018Iyama YutaMurakawa Daisuke 3-0 1 2 3

Honorary title

Players who won the Judan title five or more consecutive times get the Honorary Judan title. So far this has not happened.