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20th 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 1994-10-13 O Meien Kurahashi Masayuki B+9.5 sgf
Qualification final 1994-10-20 Imamura Yoshiaki Yuki Satoshi W+R sgf
Qualification final 1994-11-10 O Rissei Hoshino Masaki B+2.5 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. Rin Kaiho 3-5 B+R B+4.5 B+R B+R
2. Cho Chikun 5-3 W+0.5 W+R B+R W+R
3. Kato Masao 5-3 B+5.5 B+1.5 B+4.5 W+R
4. Kataoka Satoshi 4-4 B+R B+R W+6.5 W+R
5. Takemiya Masaki 7-1 W+R W+0.5 B+7.5 W+0.5
6. Awaji Shuzo 3-5 B+2.5 B+R B+R W+R
7. O Rissei 6-2 W+R B+8.5 B+R W+4.5
8. O Meien 0-8 B+R B+4.5 B+R B+4.5
9. Yuki Satoshi 3-5 B+R B+2.5 W+6.5 W+R

O Meien, Yuki Satoshi, and Awaji Shuzo are demoted.

20th Meijin Title

game date black white result sgf
1 1995-09-06,07 Takemiya Masaki Kobayashi Koichi B+0.5 sgf
2 1995-09-20,21 Kobayashi Koichi Takemiya Masaki W+0.5 sgf
3 1995-10-06 Takemiya Masaki Kobayashi Koichi B+R sgf
4 1995-10-12 Kobayashi Koichi Takemiya Masaki B+2.5 sgf
5 1995-10-25,26 Takemiya Masaki Kobayashi Koichi B+R sgf

Takemiya Masaki won 4-1.