JP ki000008 Ōtake Hideo
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also found as 大竹英雄
Otake Hideo
O-take Hideo
chinese Da4-zhu2 Ying-xiong2 (dazhu, da zhu ying xiong)
nationality JP Japan
born 1942-05-12
teachers Kitani Minoru (from 1951)
rank 9
pro status Professional
affiliation Nihon Ki-in, Tokyo, Japan
pid 8
games 1493 Scoring
wins 822
losses 662
draws 2
unknown 2
no result 5
score 55.38% (details)
biography Otake Hideo, Born May 12, 1942 in Kita-Kyushu, Japan. First major title: 6th Nihon Kiin #1 Title, 1967, defeating Sakata Eio, Honinbo; defended it next year after which it became All Japan #1 Title which he won all five years it existed until it became the Gosei Title in 1976. Won Gosei Title seven times altogether (at age 60 becomes Honorary Gosei). Won 14th Meijin Title, 1975; defended title next year and held it a total of four times. Appeared in Meijin Title Match six straight years, second to Rin Kaiho's ten. In 1980 held four titles: Gosei, Kakusei and JAA Cup. Winner of 10 Dan Title in 1993, for the fourth time holding the title. Won many others. Winner of KIDO magazine "Most Outstanding Player" award twice, Shusai Award once. Nicknamed "God of Lightning Go". 1993 record: 31 wins, 19 losses. Lives in Tokyo, Japan.
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