Ueno Asami


Ueno Asamiís Nihon Ki-in photo

上野愛咲美 Ueno Asami (Wano Asami) (born 26.10.2001 in Tokyo) is a Nihon Kiin professional 3 dan.Pupil of Fujisawa Kazunari.

Her younger sister, Ueno Risa 1p, also became a pro in 2019.

Titles & Runners-up

  • Won the 2018 Female Kisei aged 16 years 3 months, becoming the youngest ever winner of the tournament. Defeated Xie Yimin 2-0 in the final.
  • Retained her Female Kisei title in 2019, defeating Fujisawa Rina 2-0.
  • Runner-up in 2019 Ryusei Tournament. This was the first time a female player in Japan became a finalist in mixed (male and female) all-pro participating tournament.
  • Won Female Honinbo title in 2019, defeating Fujisawa Rina 3-1.
  • Lost Female Kisei in 2020 to Suzuki Ayumi 1-2.

Grade history

  • 2016 1d
  • 2018 2d
  • 2019 3d

See also

Ueno Asami last edited by PJTraill on September 30, 2020 - 23:53
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