Saijo Masataka (西條 雅孝 Saijō Masataka, born 1941) is a Nihon Ki-in professional Go player who reached 8-dan in 1981.
Saijo was a regular visitor of the European Go Congress. He was appointed Honorary Go Teacher of the European Go Federation.
Both Catalin Taranu and Cristian Pop spent their insei years with Saijo as sensei.
Saijo often participated in the French summer Go camp.
here pictured by domi see in context : http://domidesign.free.fr/revue.html
and there during the European Go Congress
Saijo Masakata is now retired.
Anonymous: small note: I think Saijo is a 9d professional.
 When was this appointment?