Toyota Gen


Toyota Gen was a Japanese, female professional from the Edo period and 19th century. She was known to be a least 3-dan in strength and the strongest female player of her day. Little more is known, except that she was associated with the Honinbo house.[1]

Rank Promotion

  • 1847: 3-dan[2]


[1]Source: Women in Go, Go World Iss. 64 p. 40.

[2]Source: Notes from a game record at a promotion party for Toyota Gen, Honinbo Jowa 8d v. Honinbo Shusaku 5d, 1847-02-13.

Anonymous: Is this player also Toyota Moto (豊田源)?

Toyota Gen last edited by on August 27, 2013 - 10:28
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