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10th Old Meijin title

The first 14 years (1962-1975) the Meijin Title was sponsored by the Yomiuri newspaper. This period is known as "Old Meijin" or "Meijin (Yomiuri)". In 1976 the Asahi newspaper took over, and a new numbering started from 1.

League

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 (in some order).

# player result 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
1. Rin Kaiho 6-2 W+R B+R W+R W+
2. Honda Kunihisa 4-4 B+R W+ W+ B+
3. Takagawa Shukaku 5-3 B+R B+3 B+R W+R
4. Otake Hideo 4-4 B+R B+R W+4
5. Kajiwara Takeo 1-7 B+2
6. Fujisawa Hosai 5-3 B+R W+R
7. Shimamura Toshihiro 6-2 W+2 W+R
8. Sugiuchi Masao 4-4 B+R W+R
9. Sato Sunao 1-7 B+R B+1

Sato Sunao, Kajiwara Takeo, and Sugiuchi Masao are demoted.

10th Old Meijin Title

date black white result #mv sgf
1971-08-20,21 Fujisawa Shuko Rin Kaiho W+R 178 sgf
1971-09-01,02 Rin Kaiho Fujisawa Shuko B+R 145 sgf
1971-09-09,10 Fujisawa Shuko Rin Kaiho B+2 248 sgf
1971-09-17,18 Rin Kaiho Fujisawa Shuko W+R 192 sgf
1971-09-27,28 Fujisawa Shuko Rin Kaiho W+R 192 sgf
1971-10-05,06 Rin Kaiho Fujisawa Shuko B+R 165 sgf

Rin Kaiho won 4-2.