23rd Kisei Title 1999
I was fortunate to be able to attend the first game in Paris
and after returning home tried to write down the marvelous
Kataoka Satoshi, 9 dan,
Takemiya Masaki, 9 dan,
Kawamura Masamichi, 7 dan and
Hotta Yozo, 9 dan.
Please see the game record or download the
gzipped PostScript file (16 pages).
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The challenger final (best of three) was played between
Kobayashi Koichi and Yoda Norimoto.
The knockout below will determine the challenger
of the current Kisei title holder Cho Chikun.
|Kobayashi Satoru, 9 dan
|O Rissei, 9 dan
|Kato Masao, 9 dan|
|Ryu Shikun, 7 dan
|Kudo Norio, 9 dan
|Ogaki Yusaku, 7 dan
|Kobayashi Koichi, 9 dan
(10th Fujitsu champion)
|Akiyama Jiro, 6 dan
|Ishida Yoshio, 9 dan
|Kataoka Satoshi, 9 dan
|Hiroe Hiroyuki, 9 dan
|Yamada Kimio, 9 dan
|Yoda Norimoto, 9 dan
(Last year's challenger)