Aoki Kikuyo

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Aoki Kikuyo (青木喜久代)

Aoki Kikuyo (青木喜久代, b. 24 June 1968 in Tokyo, Japan) is a Japanese, female professional 8-dan of the Nihon Ki-in. She was the pupil of Kikuchi Yasuro; and her older brother is Aoki Shin'ichi. She set a record for fastest female to 8-dan (in 2000) and youngest woman to reach 400 career wins (in 2005).

Aoki has won 12 female titles, the fourth highest number after Xie Yimin (27), Fujisawa Rina (23), and Ueno Asami (13).

On the World Women's Rating Lists of [ext] 1989-01-01 to [ext] 1993-01-01 and [ext] 2000-01-01 to [ext] 2003-01-01, and [ext] 2005-01-01 Aoki was the #1 Japanese woman.

Table of contents

Rank Promotion

  • 1981: Insei
  • 1986: 1-dan
  • 1987: 2-dan
  • 1989: 3-dan
  • 1991: 4-dan
  • 1992: 5-dan
  • 1994: 6-dan
  • 1997: 7-dan
  • 2000: 8-dan

Titles

Runners-up

Head-to-head scores against current female rivals

(Based on [ext] Aoki Kikuyo, Go Ratings and game list), as of 31 May 2024)

Links

Pictures

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Aoki Kikuyo vs Yamada Kimio, 1997 (Image credit: Foxwq.com)

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Suzuki Shinji, Aoki Kikuyo, and Aoki Hirotaka, July 2023 (Image credit: Foxwq.com)


Aoki Kikuyo last edited by Jono64a on June 25, 2024 - 04:08
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