Children's Meijin

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Japanese children's tournament, like the Children's Kisei. Like the Children's Kisei, it's divided into two tournaments, one for older children and one for younger.

It's part of the "Meijin set", with the open version and the Women's Meijin.


Finalists who became professionals:

Name Year W / RU Note
Yamashita Keigo 1986 Winner Kisei 2003 & 2006-09, with many other titles
Ishii Akane 1994 Winner 2009 Female Honinbo challengers' runner up
Mannami Kana 1995 Winner Female Kisei 2004 & 2006
Mannami Nao 1997 Runner up Winner of the 2018 Female Strongest
Nyu Eiko 2014 Runner up 2017 Female Kisei runner up
Jo Bunen 2016 Winner Winner of the 2021 Y's Academy Cup

Non-finalist representatives


Non-finalist representatives who became professionals:

Notable amateurs

Non-finalist representatives who became famous amateur players:

Children's Meijin last edited by bugcat on April 9, 2022 - 14:35
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