Awaji Shuzo (淡路 修三 Awaji Shūzō, born 13 August 1949) is a Japanese Nihon Ki-in 9-dan professional Go player who had reached 900 wins as of July 9th 2009, the 17th Nihon Ki-in player to do so. Source
Awaji challenged for several of the big seven Japanese titles, including the Meijin, Honinbo and Gosei, but has never won one. Awaji was nicknamed 'Rocky' for his tenacity.
He is the author of The Invasions That Amateurs Don't Know.