Female Student Honinbo
Female Student Honinbo (FSH) is the only one Go tournament for female university students. It is held since 1966 with the support of Nihon Ki-in and the All Japan Student Go Federation. The Female Honinbo for professionals is similar but not directly related.
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To attend the FSH, all players must clear the regional preliminaries. For example, the Tokyo area preliminary is held by the Kanto Student Go Association.
All regional representatives will be randomly enrolled to 4 leagues. Only the 1st place of each leagues are entitled to the semi-finals.
Notable FSH winners since the 2000s
|34-35||1999-2000||Kamasaki Mizuyo (Hiroshima)|
|37 & 40||2002 & 2005||Aragaki Miki (Waseda)|
|38||2003||Unegawa Marie (Waseda)|
|39||2004||Takakura Kozue (Chuo)|
|41||2006||Sasago Risa (Waseda)|
|44-46||2008-2010||Sekine Reiko (Taisho)|
|49||2013||Kimoto Yuka (Open University of Japan)|
|50-51||2014-2015||Tsukada Karin (Ritsumeikan)|
|52-54||2016-2018||Fujiwara Akiko (Waseda)|
|55||2019||Tsuji Moeka (Keio)|
|57||2019||Kato Yuuki (Waseda)|
Notable finalists and semi-finalists
|Fujiwara Akiko||Finalist in 2019|
|Saiki Kaho (Waseda)||Finalist in 2018, 4th place in 2017 and 2019|
|Takeno Manami (Ritsumeikan)||Finalist in 2017, semi-finalist in 2016 and 2018|
|Shimosaka Miori (Waseda)||Finalist in 2006 and 2007, 3rd place in 2008|
|Sasago Risa||3rd place in 2005|