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Ryusei matches

The Ryusei Tournament (竜星戦, 龍星戦) is a lightning go tournament consisting of four sections of 24 players each (in 1996, 1997 of 12 players each), after 2001 of eight sections of 12 players each, each run as a "win and continue" tournament. The winner of each section, and the player having won the most games in each section, play in a single knockout tournament to determine the winner.

We give links to subpages for the yearly Ryusei tournaments, and the final.

# year winner opponent sgf
1 1991 Cho Chikun Ishida Yoshio B+13.5
2 1992 Otake Hideo Cho Chikun W+4.5
3 1993 Cho Chikun Ryu Shikun B+R
4 1994 Morita Michihiro Rin Kaiho B+4.5
5 1996 Kobayashi Satoru Nakaonoda Tomomi W+R
6 1997 Kobayashi Koichi Komatsu Hideki B+2.5
7 1998 Kato Masao Cho Chikun W+R
8 1999 Yamada Kimio Morita Michihiro W+R
9 2000 Takao Shinji Takagi Shoichi B+R
10 2001 Kato Masao Cho U W+1.5
11 2002 Kobayashi Koichi O Meien B+6.5
12 2003 Kobayashi Koichi Hane Naoki W+R
13 2004 Takao Shinji Yamada Kimio W+R
14 2005 Yuki Satoshi Cho U B+R
15 2006 Cho U Yuki Satoshi W+R
16 2007 Cho U Yuki Satoshi B+6.5
17 2008 Kono Rin Cho U W+R
18 2009 Iyama Yuta Cho U B+3.5
19 2010 Yamashita Keigo Nakano Hironari B+6.5
20 2011 Iyama Yuta Yuki Satoshi B+R
21 2012 Iyama Yuta Rin Kanketsu B+R
22 2013 Yamashita Keigo Kono Rin Void B+R
23 2014 Kono Rin Yu Zhengqi B+R
24 2015 Yuki Satoshi Cho Chikun Not played
25 2016 Ichiriki Ryo Yuki Satoshi W+R
26 2017 Shibano Toramaru Yu Zhengqi B+R
27 2018 Ichiriki Ryo Motoki Katsuya B+R