Utaro Hashimoto

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Utaro Hashimoto (橋本 宇太郎, Hashimoto Utarō, February 27, 1907 - July 24, 1994) was a 9-dan professional Go player since 1922[1][2][3]. He is also known as the founder of Kansai Ki-in, and he was educated by Kensaku Segoe[1][2] (with Go Seigen).


Notable Results[change | change source]

Domestic
Title Wins Runners-up
Kisei (棋聖, Board Master) Challenged to the defending champion in 1977
Honinbo (本因坊) 3 (1943, 1950, 1951) 2 (1945, 1952)
Judan (10-dan) 2 (1962, 1971) 2 (1963, 1972)
Oza (王座, King) 3 (1953, 1955, 1956) 2 (1971, 1972)
NHK Cup 2 (1956, 1963) 1 (1962)
Kansai Ki-in Championship[4] 3 (1968, 1969, 1980)

References and Notes[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Hashimoto Utaro at Sensei's Library
  2. 2.0 2.1 Hashimoto Utaro at GoBase
  3. Hashimoto Utaro at Go Ratings
  4. Only Kansai Ki-in professionals can join this championship.