Records[change | change source]
|1966||Semi-finalist at the All Japan Female Amateur Go Championship (ja:全日本女流アマチュア囲碁選手権大会)|
|1972||Obtained professional status|
|1976 & 1977||Received female MVP (棋道賞女流賞)|
|1986||Published a Go book with Tomoko Ogawa (『女流プロにチャレンジ 実力アマ血涙十戦譜-プロ・アマ読み筋くらべ』)|
|1989, 1993 & 1997||Obtained the female Kakusei (女流鶴聖, sponsored by JAL)|
|1997||Published a Go comic book by NHK (『コミックでおぼえる囲碁』)|
|2000||Obtained 300 career wins|
|2007||Elected to the cultural exchange ambassador by the government|
|2011||Elected to the Matsue sightseeing ambassador|
|June 2010 - June 2012 & June 2016 - June 2018||Served as the director of Nihon Ki-in|
|2016||Promoted to 6 dan|
Go promotion activities[change | change source]
She was sent to Europe and the United States for the promotion of Go. Due to this activity, she has several students from Europe. Some of them eventually obtained professional status at Nihon Ki-in.
Family[change | change source]
Satoru Kobayashi is the strongest player in her family. He has obtained many domestic titles/awards and published many books. In 2016, he obtained 1100 career wins. He is the president of Nihon Ki-in since 2019.