Honda Sachiko

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Honda Sachiko’s Nihon Ki-in photograph

Honda Sachiko (本田 幸子, 30 May 1930–1 May 2020) was a Nihon Ki-in female professional Go player. She qualified in 1947, reached 6p in 1981 and retired in 2000 with promotion to 7p.

Pupil of Kitani Minoru.

She won the All Japan Women's Championship in 1969, 1972, 1973, 1975, and 1981, and its successor Women's Honinbo in 1982 and 1984.

Her pupils are: Yoshida Yoichi and the three sisters Mukai Kozue, Mukai Chiaki, and Mukai Kaori.

Honda Sachiko was the middle of the three professional go-playing Honda sisters, all of whom have won the strongest women's tournaments. Sugiuchi Kazuko is three years older and still winning official professional games aged 96 (as of 2023), and Kusunoki Teruko is 9 years younger and retired as 7p in 2019.

Honda Sachiko last edited by Jono64a on January 8, 2024 - 05:24
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