Kano Yoshinori

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Kano Yoshinori (加納 嘉徳 Kanō Yoshinori, April 14, 1928-1999) was a Nihon Ki-in 9-dan professional Go player.

Kano was born April 14, 1928 in Kyoto, Japan. At the age of nine, he become a student of Suzuki Hideko 5-dan in Tokyo. In 1943 he attained the rank of professional 1 dan, and was promoted to 9 dan in 1968. He has won the 1948 Young Professional Championship, the 1955 top section of the Oteai, and the 1961 Prime Minister's Cup. He played in the 14th, 20th, 25th, and 26th Honinbo leagues.

He is known as an endgame expert, and is the author of the Graded Go Problems For Beginners series and of an endgame dictionary (Yose jiten).

His pupils were O Rissei and Yun Ki-hyeon.

Kano Yoshinori last edited by 2400:4050:95c3:2b00 on November 10, 2022 - 02:30
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