Female Student Honinbo

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FSH in 2017

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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Tournament system

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

Season Year Winner
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 [ext] 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

Player name Notes
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

Female Student Honinbo last edited by Weiqi1515 on March 22, 2022 - 14:05
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