All Japan Female Amateur Championship
All Japan Female Amateur Championship is the only Go tournament open to all female amateur players from any prefecture. It is sponsored by the Nihon Ki-in. Some winners eventually became professional players.
The Japanese Wikipedia includes a complete description of all professionals who attended here before obtaining professional status.
|Chinen Kaori||Top 16 players in 1988 and 1989|
|Kobayashi Izumi||Top 32 players in 1989|
|Umezawa Yukari||3rd place in 1995|
|Fujisawa Rina||4th place in 2009|
Note that the 2020 tournament was cancelled due to COVID-19.
|1970-1971 and 1975||Kanai Kazuko|
|1977-1978, 1980, 1985 and 1987||Kamekura Yoshiko|
|1990-1991 and 1993-1995||Sato Akiko|
|2002 and 2013||Osawa Maya (I) (Narumi's sister. The Osawa sisters are the first sisters to win at here)|
|2003||Mukai Kaori (Mukai Chiaki's sister, currently known as Mimura Kaori)|
|2004||Shimosaka Miori (W)|
|2005 and 2007||Ishii Akane (currently known as Tatsumi Akane at Kansai Ki-in)|
|2008||Oda Ayako (I)|
|2014-2015||Fujiwara Akiko (I) (W)*|
|2016||Oshima Reina (I)|