Hideyuki Fujisawa

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Hideyuki Fujisawa (藤沢 秀行, Fujisawa Hideyuki, June 14, 1925 – May 8, 2009), also known as Shuko Fujisawa, was a Japanese professional Go player. He has the honorary kisei (Board Master) title and several students who has become professional players.

Notable titles[change | change source]

Domestic
Title Wins Runners-up
Kisei[1] (棋聖, Board Master) 6 (1977–1982) 1 (1983)
Meijin (名人, Grand Master, hosted by Asahi Shinbun) 2 (1962, 1970) 4 (1963, 1964, 1971, 1972)
Honinbo (本因坊) 2 (1960, 1966)
Tengen (天元, Center) 1 (1976) 1 (1978)
Oza (王座, King) 5 (1967–1969, 1991, 1992) 2 (1970, 1993)
Judan (10-dan) 1 (1968)
NHK Cup 2 (1969, 1981) 3 (1963, 1964, 1966)

Family[change | change source]

He is a younger uncle of Hosai Fujisawa (9-dan professional). He is also the father of Kazunari Fujisawa, an 8-dan Go professional, and the grandfather of Rina Fujisawa, a female Go professional who has won many titles.[2]

Literature[change | change source]

  • Dictionary of Basic Tesuji.[3] 4 vols. Richmond, VA: Slate and Shell, 2004.

References[change | change source]

  1. The honorary title was granted because he won for 5 consecutive seasons.
  2. -, The Nihon Ki-in. "藤沢 秀行(フジサワ ヒデユキ / Fujisawa Hideyuki)". The Nihon Ki-in. Nihon Ki-in. Retrieved 19 May 2017.CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  3. tesuji (手筋) means technique in Japanese.

Other websites[change | change source]