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10th Meijin title


The lowest three players from the previous year are demoted, and entrance matches determine which three new players enter the League.

game date black white result sgf
Qualification final 1984-10-18 Yoda Norimoto Sato Masaharu B+R sgf
Qualification final 1984-11-01 Honda Kunihisa Ohira Shuzo W+R sgf
Qualification final 1984-11-08 Takemiya Masaki Yamashiro Hiroshi W+R sgf


Results (in the first column the white player, on the top row the black player). The ordering of the first six players is according to their results in the previous year. The last three are the winners of the entrance matches.

# player result 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
1. Otake Hideo 6-2 W+R B+0.5 W+R W+R
2. Kobayashi Koichi 7-1 W+2.5 W+1.5 B+5.5 W+2.5
3. Ishida Akira 5-3 B+R W+5.5 W+R W+R
4. Takagi Shoichi 2-6 B+R B+R B+2.5 B+2.5
5. Rin Kaiho 5-3 B+R W+R W+3.5 W+4.5
6. Kato Masao 6-2 B+2.5 W+R W+R W+R
7. Ohira Shuzo 2-6 B+7.5 B+1.5 W+3.5 W+R
8. Yamashiro Hiroshi 2-6 B+R B+R B+R W+7.5
9. Yoda Norimoto 1-7 B+0.5 B+R B+R W+2.5

Yoda Norimoto, Yamashiro Hiroshi, and Ohira Shuzo are demoted.

10th Meijin Title

game date black white result sgf
1 1985-09-11,12 Kobayashi Koichi Cho Chikun B+5.5 sgf
2 1985-09-25,26 Cho Chikun Kobayashi Koichi B+R sgf
3 1985-10-02,03 Kobayashi Koichi Cho Chikun B+R sgf
4 1985-10-16,17 Cho Chikun Kobayashi Koichi W+R sgf
5 1985-10-23,24 Kobayashi Koichi Cho Chikun W+2.5 sgf
6 1985-11-06,07 Cho Chikun Kobayashi Koichi B+2.5 sgf
7 1985-11-20,21 Kobayashi Koichi Cho Chikun B+R sgf

Kobayashi Koichi won 4-3.