Tomoko Ogawa

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Tomoko Ogawa
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Personal information
OccupationProfessional Go player

Tomoko Ogawa (小川誠子, April 1st, 1951 - November 15th, 2019) is a female 7-dan[1] professional Go player at Nihon Ki-in.[2][3]

Notable achievements and contributions[change | change source]

Year Notes[2][3]
1965 Victory at the female amateur championship
1974, 1978, 1979, 1986, and 1993 Received the female MVP (棋道賞女流賞)
1986 Obtained the female Honinbo title (女流本因坊)
1988 Awarded from the Television Go Program Manufacturing Assembly (テレビ囲碁番組制作者会賞)
2006 Published 『小川誠子の石の形を美しく (NHK Go Series)』 ISBN 414016140X
2008 500 wins in career (2nd female player to achieve this record)
From July 2010 to June 2012 President of the professional player assembly at Nihon Ki-in (棋士会会長)
From June 2012 to June 2018 Served as the director of Nihon Ki-in

Japanese Books[change | change source]

  • 『石心之譜 ― 囲碁に生きるわれら五人の棋士』 in 1981, ISBN 4905924294
  • 『明解初級囲碁読本』 in 1994, ISBN 4416794061
  • 『囲碁 級位者のための本筋の打ち方』 in 1998, ISBN 4416798164
  • 『囲碁 級位者のための勝率アップの決め手』 in 2000, ISBN 4416700091

Other websites[change | change source]

Notes[change | change source]

  1. She was promoted to 7-dan from 6-dan in occasion of her death.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Tomoko Ogawa at GoBase
  3. 3.0 3.1 Tomoko Ogawa at Sensei's Library