Utaro Hashimoto

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Utaro Hashimoto
Full name Utaro Hashimoto
Kanji 橋本宇太郎
Born (1907-02-27)February 27, 1907
Osaka, Japan
Died July 24, 1994(1994-07-24) (aged 87)
Japan
Teacher Segoe Kensaku
Rank 9 dan

Utaro Hashimoto (橋本 宇太郎 Hashimoto Utarō?, February 27, 1907 - July 24, 1994) was a professional Go player.

Biography[edit]

Hashimoto became a pro in 1922 when he was 15. He would win the Honinbō 3 times before finally reaching 9p in 1954. He founded the Kansai Ki-in in 1950.

Titles and runner-ups[edit]

Domestic
Title Wins Runners-up
Kisei 1 (1977)
Honinbo 3 (1943, 1950, 1951) 2 (1945, 1952)
Judan 2 (1962, 1971) 2 (1963, 1972)
Oza 3 (1953, 1955, 1956) 2 (1971, 1972)
NHK Cup 2 (1956, 1963) 1 (1962)
Kansai Ki-in Championship 3 (1968, 1969, 1980)
Hayago Championship 1 (1970) 1 (1971)
Asahi Pro Best Ten 1 (1970)
Total 15 9