Kato Shin

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Kato Shin 加藤信 (1891-1952) was a Hoensha professional Go player and later a Nihon Ki-in professional (briefly in Kiseisha), becoming 8-dan in 1942.

Kato lost to Sekiyama Riichi in the first Honinbo title match in 1941.

Kato was a prominent opponent of komi go.

His teacher was Hirose Heijiro. His pupils were Isogawa Masao, Tanaka Minaichi, Kanai Shin'ichi and Tsubouchi Seikan.


Kato Shin last edited by Unkx80 on November 22, 2007 - 13:10
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