Yamamoto Genkichi


Yamamoto Genkichi (山本源吉, 1763-1825) reached 5 dan (6 dan after his death). In 1801 played 21 game match with Hattori Inshuku on BBW handicap and lost 10-11(8-6 on black and 2-5 on white).

In 1803 he played and won (6 wins and 3 losses) a match against Honinbo Genjo .

In 1809 he played and tied (5 wins, 5 losses, 1 jigo) a match against Okunuki Chisaku. In a previous match in 1803 they won 5 games each, but Genkichi had previously forced Chisaku to the handicap of playing black in all games (this is a incomplete [ext] list of their games).

149 games of Genkichi (he later assumed the name of Dosa 道左) are known (download the collection -games are in Chinese, code gb2312- from [ext] flygo.net site). On the flygo.net site there is also the complete list, in Chinese, of [ext] Genkichi's games.

Yamamoto Genkichi last edited by hnishy on November 8, 2022 - 00:49
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