JP ki000019 Ohira Shuzo
General information
kanji 4267 4a3f 3d24 3b30 Progression
also found as O-hira Shu-zo-
chinese Da4-ping2 Xiu-san (daping, da ping xiu san)
nationality JP Japan
born 1930-03-16
teachers Kitani Minoru (from 1941)
rank 9
pro status Professional
affiliation Nihon Ki-in, Chubu, Japan
pid 19
games 301 Scoring
wins 138
losses 161
draws 2
unknown 0
no result 0
score 46.18% (details)
biography Ohira Shuzo, Born Mar. 16, 1930 in Gifu, Japan. First major title: 13th Nihon Kiin Championship Title, 1966, defeating Sakata Eio, Honinbo 3-1; defended it next three years and held it five times in total. With Sakata, Takagawa Kaku and Ishida Yoshio, is only other player to ever hold this title. Three time challenger for Nihon Kiin #1 & All Japan #1 Titles; Finalist for 1st Tengen Title, 1975 (lost to Fujisawa Shuko) and 3rd IBM Cup, 1990 (lost to Kobayashi Satoru). Winner of 10th Haya-go Championship, 1977. In 1987 won 17 straight games, setting the record for that year. Participant in Meijin League five times, Honinbo League four times. 1993 record: 19 wins, 9 losses. Lives in Yokohama, Kanagawa.
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