Shinomiya Yonezo

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(1769-1835) Self-taught Go hustler, who played a jubango against Honinbo Jowa.

To quote our article on Jowa:

"Another famous jubango Jowa played was against Awano Yonezo (Shinomiya Yonezo), a famous go gambler. To Yonezo's surprise, (Honinbo) Genjo recommended they play with a two stone handicap (Yonezo as black) and Jowa won 5, lost 4 & 1 jigo."

The games can be viewed [ext] here.


Shinomiya Yonezo last edited by bugcat on September 9, 2020 - 19:18
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