|also found as
||Qiao2-ben3 Chang-er4 (qiaoben, qiao ben chang er)
||Hashimoto Kunisaburo (from 1944)
||Kansai Ki-in, Osaka, Japan
||Hashimoto Shoji, Born Apr. 18, 1935 in Hyogo, Japan.
Started learning at the hand of his father, Kunisaburo in 1944.
First major title: Winner 7th & 29th Oza Titles, 1959 & 1981; NHK
Cup three times; 12th 10 Dan Title, 1974; 7th Haya-go Tournament,
1975. Winner 4th Kisei Tournament, Top Player round, 1980.
Challenger for 17th & 19th 10 Dan Titles, 1979 & 1981. Finalist
11th Kakusei Tournament, 1989. Winner Kansai Kiin #1 Championship
Title 12 times, earning Honorary Kansai Kiin #1 Champion status.
Lives in Osaka, Japan.